Cordelia Woods

B.A, Dip.

Christchurch, New Zealand
As an enthusiastic and hard-working artist, my ambition is to create and distribute both commercial and avant garde work for a prestigious company, with the aim to please target audiences.
I am fully capable of working both individually, and as part of a team. As someone who enjoys artistic challenges, my skills and knowledge are constantly evolving.

Work Experience

Natcoll Design Technology

Visual Effects artist

Compositing for Meatyard/Untitled Zombie film (Prologue) for Chester Dextar, Dextar FX.

As part of our Visual Effects module at Natcoll, we worked for Chester. We each took duties in the visual effects pipeline. I utilized NUKE to rotoscope hair, clothing, and to create projected flames in the background of one scene.

For any further details please contact my VFX supervisor
Micheal Lucas at Natcoll,
November 2010 - December 2010 Christchurch, New Zealand

Weta Digital

Independent Contractor/freelance, Digital Compositing (1 Month)

Trained in Digital Compositing, up-skilling in the following areas:
- Match-Moving and 3D Tracking
- Digital matte painting
- Chroma Keying
- Deep Compositing and Projections
- Rotoscoping
- Linux
June 2012 - June 2012 Wellington, New Zealand


Freelance Graphic Designer

Clients listed on LinkedIn
June 2011 - Christchurch, New Zealand


Natcoll Design Technology

Diploma in Advanced Video Post Production

Compositing, visual effects, design, editing, film editing, sound editing, motion graphics, photography, storyboarding.
February 2010 - February 2011 Christchurch, New Zealand

CPIT School Of Fashion Design And Technology


Fashion design, illustration, history, costume design, garment construction, public relations.
June 2007 - August 2007 Christchurch, New Zealand

University Of Canterbury

Double B.A in Theatre and Film Studies, American Studies

Some courses taken: Documentary and the Essay film, American Film Genres, Animation, Popular and Art Film, Cinema and Modernity; Rebellious Bodies: Rock'n'Roll and Postwar American Media, From Bambi to Kong: Animals in American Popular Culture, Art Theory.
2002 - 2007 Christchurch, New Zealand


English (Native),
German (Beginner),
Latin (Beginner),



Adobe Photoshop, 3d Projections, Adobe Creative Suite CS5, After Effects, Audio Visual, Compositing, Concept Art, Costume Design, Costume Illustration, Deep Compositing, Digital Painting, Drawing, Editing, Film-Making, Final Cut Pro, Graphic Design, Hand-rendering, Illustration, Illustrator, Indesign, Keying, Motion Graphics , Musical Composition, Nuke, Packaging Design, Painting, Photography, Rotoscoping, SFX Makeup, Sound Editing, Sound Mixing, Video Editing, Voice Acting,