Trent Claus Visual Effects Artist
For a more complete credits list please visit Trent Claus on IMDB
VES Award Credits:   - VFX credits on over 120 feature films, as well as multiple television, commercial, and music video projects.
 
- Contributed to 19 Academy Award nominees for Best Visual Effects, and 10 nominees for Best Picture.
 
- Please request an updated resume for a complete list.
 
Awards:   - VES Award: Outstanding Compositing in a Feature Motion Picture
Captain America: The First Avenger
Trent Claus, Casey Allen, Brian Hajek, Cliff Welsh (2011)
 
Member:   - Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

- Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
 
- Visual Effects Society
 

Selected Press:
 

- Befores and Afters
What it Takes to Make Vision’s Face,” Ian Failes, beforesandafters.com, March 26, 2021.

- VFX Voice Magazine
"The Biggest VFX Trend – Making Actors Younger and Older,” Ian Failes, vfxvoice.com, February 4, 2020.

- The Hollywood Reporter
"How Did Marvel De-Age Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Downey Jr.? Lola VFX Supervisor Spills the Secrets,” Carolyn Giardina, hollywoodreporter.com, October 23, 2019.

- Cinefex
"VIEW Conference Q & A with Trent Claus", Graham Edwards, cinefex.com, October 23, 2019.

- The Wrap
"22 Actors Digitally De-Aged on Film, From Brad Pitt to Robert De Niro," Brian Welk, thewrap.com, October 8, 2019.

- Indie Wire
Advanced De-Aging VFX Are Crucial to ‘The Irishman,’ ‘Gemini Man,’ and ‘Captain Marvel’, Bill Desowitz, indiewire.com, October 2, 2019.

- FXGuide
How Old is Cap at the End of Avengers?,” Mike Seymour, fxguide.com, August 18, 2019.

- Cinefex
“The Heroes’ Journey,” Jody Duncan, Cinefex 165 pgs. 62-64, 76, 80-81,
90-91, June 2019.

- ComicBook.com
Avengers: Endgame VFX Supervisor Trent Claus on the Art of De-Aging, Heroes Fighting Themselves, and More,” Adam Barnhardt, comicbook.com, May 30, 2019.

- Befores and Afters
Aging Captain America to 119, and Other Adventures in ‘Endgame’ Digital Make-Up,” Ian Failes, beforesandafters.com, May 15, 2019.

- Befores and Afters
Cap Vs. Cap: How Chris Evans Fought Himself in That Hilarious Scene From Endgame,” Ian Failes, beforesandafters.com, May 15, 2019.

- Cinefex
“The Power Within Her,” Joe Fordham, Cinefex 164 pgs. 45-46, April 2019.

- Cartoon Brew
How Samuel L. Jackson Was De-Aged For Just About All of
Captain Marvel
,” Ian Failes, cartoonbrew.com, March 29, 2019.

The Wrap
Here’s Why Pulp Fiction Wasn’t Used When De-Aging Samuel L. Jackson in Captain Marvel,” Brian Welk, thewrap.com, March 19, 2019.

- FXGuide
"Captain Marvel De-Aging by Lola VFX,” Mike Seymour, fxguide.com,
March 18, 2019.

- Polygon
"How Marvel’s De-Aging Effects Evolved to Pull off Captain Marvel,” Petrana Radulovic, polygon.com, September 20, 2018.

- FXGuide
A Bug's Wife,” Mike Seymour, fxguide.com, July 16, 2018.

- Omaha World-Herald
Nebraska at the Movies,” Micah Mertes, Omaha World-Herald, Front Cover and pg 1E, and 6E. July 7, 2018.

- Bustle
Young Michelle Pfeiffer in 'Ant-Man and the Wasp' Came About Through the Coolest Movie Magic,” Lia Beck, buetle.com, July 5, 2018.

- Variety
Academy Invites Record 928 New Members,” Maane Khatchatourian, variety.com, June 25, 2018.

- VFX Voice
“2018 Year of the Rapidly Expanding Moviemaking Vocabulary”
Trevor Hogg, VFXVoice Vol. 2 no.2, pg65, April 2018.

- 3D Artist Magazine
“Deconstructing Digital Humans,” Ian Failes, 3D Artist 116 pg 44,
February 2018.

- Animation Magazine
“On their Way to the Bake-Off,” Animation Magazine 277 pg 24,
February 2018.

- Cinefex
"Spirit of the Ocean," Graham Edwards, Cinefex 154 pg 44-45,
August 2017.

- The Morning Show
"Visual Effects Changing the Age of Actors Onscreen" television segment, The Seven Network, Australia, June 6, 2017.

- Cinefex
“Spirit in the Sky,” Joe Fordham, Cinefex 153 pg 61-62, June 2017.

- The Associated Press
“How Hollywood is Giving its Biggest Stars Digital Facelifts,” Lindsey Bahr, ap.org and hundreds of associated news outlets, May 29, 2017.

- USA Today
“'Pirates' Blew Johnny Depp Away by Making Him '21 Jump Street' Young Again,” Bryan Alexander, usatoday.com, May 29, 2017.

- VFX Voice
“Guardians of the Galaxy,Vol 2: Secrets of the Startling 'Ego' Effects,” Ian Failes, vfxvoice.com, May 24, 2017.

- FX Guide
“Guardians of Kurt,” Mike Seymour, fxguide.com, May 21, 2017.

- Live for Film
“Team Effort: Cinesite, Lola VFX, Animal Logic & Captain America: Civil War,” Trevor Hogg, liveforfilm.com, February 6, 2017.

- Cinefex
“In a Mirror Darkly,” Jody Duncan, Cinefex 150 pg 71, December 2016.

- New York Post
“Hollywood's Amazing New 'Never Die' Technology,” Kyle Smith, New York Post Vol. 216 no. 33 pg. 36, December 18, 2016.

- Wired
“Digital Scans Will Allow Actors to Return to Their Youth...Forever,” Olivia Solon, The Wired World Magazine, pg 122, December 2016.

- 3D World Magazine
“Stark Contrast,” Trevor Hogg, 3D World Magazine 209 pg 48, July 2016.

- Cinefex Magazine
“A Family Affair,” Jody Duncan, Cinefex 147 pgs 20, 23-24, June 2016.

- FX Guide
“Captain America: A Very Civil War,” Mike Seymour, fxguide.com, May 24, 2016.

- The Wrap
“Captain America: Civil War CG Boss Reveals Which Robert Downey Jr. '80's Movie Inspired That Flashback,” Meriah Doty, thewrap.com, May 19, 2016.

- Reuters
“Captain America: Civil War Features Younger Robert Downey Jr,” Wochit, msn.com, May 11, 2016.

- ComicBook.com
“How Robert Downey Jr. Was Made Younger In Captain America: Civil War,” Matthew Mueller, comicbook.com, May 11, 2016.

- Tech Insider
“How Special Effects Were Used To Transform Robert Downey Jr. Into a Teen in Captain America: Civil War,” Sidney Russell, techinsider.com, May 11, 2016.

- The Hollywood Reporter
“How Captain America: Civil War Turned Robert Downey Jr Back Into a Teen,” Carolyn Giardina, hollywoodreporter.com, May 10, 2016.

- Cinefex
“Microcosmos,” Joe Fordham, Cinefex 143 pgs 45-46, October 2015.

- CGWorld
“Siggraph 2015 Production Session Report,” Jun Taro, cgworld.jp, Deptember 11, 2015.

- The VFX Show
Episode 201: Ant-Man, Mike Seymour, fxguide.com, August 4, 2015.

- Animation World Network
“Visualizing an Age of Wonder: Lola VFX Takes on Ant-Man” Trevor Hogg, awn.com, July 28, 2015.

- Nerdist
“Learn the Secrets Behind Michael Douglas' De-Aging in Ant-Man” Blair Marnell, nerdist.com, July 27, 2015.

- International Business Times
“Ant-Man: Find Out How Michael Douglas Was De-Aged For His Newest Film” Sonalee Singh, ibtimes.com, July 24, 2015.

- Cinema Blend
“How Ant-Man Actually De-Aged Michael Douglas” Adam Holmes, cinemablend.com, July 23, 2015.

- IGN
“How They De-Aged Michael Douglas To Play Young Hank Pym” Evan Campbell, ign.com, July 23, 2015.

- New York Magazine
“How Exactly Did Ant-Man Make Michael Douglas Look So Young?” Nate Jones, vulture.com, July 21, 2015.

- FX Guide
“Ant-Man: Marvel's Heist Film” Mike Seymour, fxguide.com, July 19, 2015.

- Vanity Fair
“Ant-Man Director Peyton Reed on the Film's Most Impressive Effect...and the Backup Plan” Katey Rich, vanityfair.com, July 17, 2015.

- Cinefex Magazine
“A More Perfect Vision” Jody Duncan, Cinefex 142 pg 65, July 2015.

- Animation World Network
“Lola VFX Brings New Vision to Avengers: Age of Ultron” Trevor Hogg, awn.com, June 9, 2015.

- FX Guide
“Casting the Vendors on Avengers” Ian Failes, fxguide.com, May 4, 2015.

- The FX Podcast
Episode 292: Seeing Vision With Lola, Mike Seymour, fxguide.com, May 2015.

- Cinefex Magazine
“Alien Genesis,” Joe Fordham, Cinefex 130 pg 56, July 2012.
 
- Good Morning America
“Benjamin Button Makeover,” February 20, 2009.
 
- Cinefex Magazine
“The Unusual Birth of Benjamin Button,” Jody Duncan, Cinefex 116 pg 93, January 2009.
 
- VFXWorld
“Bringing Benjamin Button to Life,” Bill Desowitz, awn.com, January 1, 2009.