David continues to work on live-action and animated projects while working on web-series "Moderate Divide", "Buddy Buddha" and "Pillow Talk", creating short social-media VFX clips, as well as "behind the scenes" looks into his work.

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David Estes is a visual effects artist based in the Los Angeles area. He began editing and experimenting with visual effects as a pre-teen in Iowa, and after four years in the Army he moved to Los Angeles, got a degree, and began working professionally in film and animation in 2010.

He started working on several live-action projects including b-horror film "Return of the Killer Shrews" starring James Best and John Schneider, and an Ethiopian thriller "Triangle" (Sost Maezen). He created visual effects, set extensions, wire removal, CG/live-action integration, screen replacement and more for shorts, films and commercials during this time. For New Year's 2014, he was part of a team that created visual effects that was projection mapped onto Los Angeles City Hall as part of their New Year's Count Down.

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In 2013, a short visual effects gig led to a longer job compositing for Disney and Dreamworks projects, including work on "Doc McStuffins" and it's web-series spin-off "The Doc Files". This led to over four years at Cartoon Network working on a several series and pilots, including "Mighty Magiswords", "Apple & Onion" & "Ben 10" where he created motion-comic vlogs, composited shorts, and supervised overseas compositing for multiple shows.

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