Hi. I'm Chad Reder and am originally from Bay City MI. I went to school in Grand Rapids, MI at Ferris State University in their Digital Animation and Video Game Design program, specializing in Visual Effects. I currently reside in Santa Monica, CA where I am working at Entity FX as a compositor. If you would like to know more about me or what I do feel free to take a look around the site or email me.



Chad M. Reder 

                                                                   (989)992-2585 chadreder@gmail.com chadreder.com



To seek a fulfilling job in the visual effects industry where I may practice my classroom education and learn new ideas while enhancing the workforce of the company.



          Ferris State University, Grand Rapids, MI August 2005 – 2009

Bachelor of Applied Science: Digital Animation and Game Design


          Delta College, University Center, MI January 2002 – 2005 

Associate in Computer Science

Courses to transformed Ferris State University



  • Adobe Premiere

  • Boujou

  • Adobe Photoshop

  • Rotoscoping

  • Matte Painting

  • After Effects

  • AutoCAD

  • Video Editing

  • Compositing

  • Silhouette

  • Reason/ACID

  • PFTrack

  • Macromedia Flash

  • Modo

  • Nuke




     Entity FX, Santa Monica, CA September 2009 - 2017

     Compositor (full time)

  • Sequence Lead
  • Compositing
  • Wire removal
  • Rotoscoping


     Entity FX, Santa Monica, CA July 2009-September 2009

     Intern (full time)

  • Compositing

  • Wire removal

  • Rotoscoping


     Delphi, Grand Rapids, MI August 2006 – 2009

     Design Department Contract (part-time)

  • Update and build CAD drawings.

  • Run and keep updated document viewing system.


     Sears, Grand Rapids, MI August 2005 – 2006

     Pickup Associate (part-time)

  • Getting customers their merchandise

  • Loading said merchandise it to their vehicles


IMDB Credits: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3602877/

References available upon request