As a VFX supervisor his credits include Die Hard With A Vengeance,
James And The Giant Peach, Contact and Valiant. He was nominated for a British Academy Award for his
work on Speed, and is the author
of "The Art and Science of Digital Compositing."
Brinkmann was part of the initial design and development
team at Nothing Real, the software co. that produced the Shake digital
compositing application Shake. Since its acquisition by Apple, Brinkmann has
continued his role as the product designer.
His expertise will now be focussed on assisting the
development of Nuke, The Foundry's high-end compositing app.