Matchmove Artist

  • Method - Film & Episodic
  • Montreal - Method, Canada

Matchmove Artist

Job description

Method Studios’ film and episodic teams are integrating with Framestore as part of an exciting plan to offer innovative, best-in-class visual effects animation from four continents.

Method’s Montreal, Melbourne and Vancouver studios are in the process of being integrated with Framestore, and we hope to have this work fully completed by March 2022.

For the time-being your contract and recruitment contact will depend on which studio you apply for, but wherever you are based we look forward to welcoming you to the Framestore family.


Method Studio Montreal is looking for a Matchmove Artist to join our amazing team. Reporting to the Matchmove Supervisor, the Matchmove Artist will be responsible for reproducing the geometry, camera movement and object movement of a live-action shot in a 3D environment.


In this role, you will:

  • Provide high-quality tracks of camera motion in live-action plates;
  • Establish virtual camera motion for both single shots and general environments (multiple camera setups);
  • Match move objects and characters’ motion in shot photography;
  • Finalize shot layouts in Maya.

Job requirements

This job is for you if:

  • A minimum of two (2) years experience in a similar position in a VFX or high-end commercial environment.
  • Strong knowledge of PfTrack or 3dEqualizer and Maya.
  • Ability to understand lens distortions, survey geometry and set alignment.
  • Ability to react and respond quickly to the needs of management and clients.
  • Proven ability to work closely with other artists under tight production schedules.
  • Stereo experience and body/facial matchmove, Python programming skills or ability to create tools and scripts to facilitate workflow are a plus.


Interested? What are you waiting for? Apply now; we can't wait to get to know you!

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