Name: Matthew Blair Weng
Lives in: Detroit, Michigan
Company: Cake Digital VFX
Occupation: Visual Effects Supervisor, Visual Effects Artist, 3d Animator, Colorist, Creative Executive and Graphic Designer
Unique traits: ZBrush organic modeling, game asset creation/implementation, game design and development.
Moontrap: Target Earth
Film (Action, Adventure and Sci-Fi) Visual effects A long forgotten ancient spacecraft discovered on Earth. Investigations carried out by Scout transport her to the moon whereupon she meets the impressive machines preserving the wisdom of that long lost civilization.
Film (Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Visual effects A scientist and a pilot volunteer for a high profile mission to reach the end of the universe. After 13 years, the ship crashes through the end of the universe and into the unknown.
Film (Action and Thriller) Visual effects Fiercely protective single-mom Meredith Hendricks happens to also be the best cop in her quiet town on Lake Tahoe. When a black-market exotic species dealer named Clint, is paroled from prison, something he let loose begins to make its presence known. Swimmers and land-lovers alike begin to become part of the food chain at an unbelievable rate. Meredith and the new man in her life, a biologist named Peter, begin to investigate these brutal attacks and discover that they're not just hunting one eating machine, but a whole family of them. After a documentary crew is devoured when they don't take the threat seriously, it's up to Meredith, Peter, and the unlikely hero, Clint, to stop the most dangerous thing on the planet: A mother protecting its young. Not everyone will make it out alive, but those who do will never forget this summer at Shark Lake. Written by Screen Media
Film (Short, Drama, Romance and Sci-Fi) Visual effects Elizabeth Law is an ambitious MIT grad student and aspiring astronomer who finds herself overwhelmed by the competition of the scientific community. After another long day of classes, a drunk and alone Elizabeth meets William Cross, an pragmatic astronaut trapped in Earth's orbit, over a Ham Radio frequency. After agreeing to stay on the line with him while they wait for help, Elizabeth and Will open up to each other, sharing their secrets, fears and doubts about their pasts, and forming a connection that pushes Elizabeth to set her doubts aside and jump-start her journey to success. Written by Hoss
Actor? A Documentary
Film (Documentary and Animation) Editorial department We take a look at what it means to be an actor, what it takes to be an actor and ways to make it as an actor. We do this through the use of interviews across the country with striving actors as well as actors who have "made" it.
Cloned: The Recreator Chronicles
Film (Sci-Fi and Thriller) Visual effects When a group of teenagers stumble upon a secret lab, they become part of a deadly experiment - The Recreator - evil human clones. Craig, Tracy and Derek come face to face with exact copies of themselves that have only one purpose; to find and kill their originals. With time running out it's up to the original group to destroy the lab and save themselves before they are replaced. Gregory Orr's exciting thriller brings science fiction to life with a sexy edge. Written by Cinemavault
Television (Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Visual effects The FBI teams up with a formerly-institutionalized scientist - who was performing experiments on the fringe of real science - and his son to investigate weird crimes that are seemingly part of a larger pattern, and may be connected with a global company called Massive Dynamic. Written by Ron Kerrigan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Television (Action, Drama, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Visual effects Two episode television mini-series covering a meteor, Kassandra, heading to Earth on a collision course, an "extinction level event".
The Hills Have Eyes II
Film (Horror and Thriller) Visual effects A team of trainees of the National Guard brings supply to the New Mexico Desert for a group of soldiers and scientists that are installing a monitoring system in Sector 16. They do not find anybody in the camp, and they receive a blurred distress signal from the hills. Their sergeant gathers a rescue team, and they are attacked and trapped by deformed cannibals, having to fight to survive. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The CD Shop
Film (Short and Comedy) Director A disgruntled employee, a strange customer, and other bizarre characters drive this zany short film comedy.
Television (Comedy) Visual effects A former lawyer attends a community college when it is discovered he faked his Bachelor's degree. In an attempt to get with a student in his Spanish class, he forms a Spanish study group. To his surprise, more people attend the study group and the group of misfits form an unlikely community.
College for Creative Studies (Detroit, MI)