Dariush Derakhshani is a visual effects (VFX) and computer graphics (CG) supervisor with renowned Zoic Studios in Culver City, CA, and an award-winning CG generalist-lighter. Dariush has been an animator and supervisor on commercials and feature films since 1998, at such places as Radium|ReelFX, Café FX, Rhythm and Hues, Sight Effects, and the hit show South Park. Dariush is currently adjunct faculty with the University of Southern California's prestigious film school, where he teaches regularly. He is an active member of the Visual Effects Society and is a proud VES Awards nominee. He has also won a London Advertising Award for commercial effects, is a multiple recipient of the Telly and Addy Awards, and has won the Bronze Plaque from the Columbus Film Festival. Visit his website at http://www.koosh3d.com/.