Aldo Ruggiero is a Visual Effects Supervisor and Composite Lead at FuseFX. He has been in the entertainment industry for over fifteen years, eight of which at FuseFX, touching all aspects of production and post-production. His work has granted him Emmy, VES, and HPA nominations. He has approximately 60 credits to his name in the world of visual effects, most recently titles including The Walking Dead, Madam Secretary, Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger, TURN: Washington’s Spies, and a film that will be released in August of 2018, Captive State.
Aldo had a wide range of experience as a movie editor, photographer, and filmographer before he came to specialize in digital effects, making him a great talent across the board. He produces insightful art with technical agility, quickly determining which tool is best and making a facile switch, be it between Massive, 3dsMax, Houdini, Naiad, Terragen, Nuke or a simple Python shell.
Behind the scenes, Aldo played a vital role in the creation of the FuseFX pipeline, connecting all the departments at the touch of a button. His keen sensibility to both the technical and artistic sides of the VFX industry, together with a broad knowledge of the tools of the trade, makes him a unique asset on the FuseFX crew, providing a critical link between the various departments in our studios.