Parenteau, John K. F. (John Parenteau)

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Parenteau, John K. F. (John Parenteau)


Education: Graduated from the University of Southern California School of Cinema and Television, Los Angeles, CA.


Office—Sententia Entertainment, 2811 Airpark Dr., Santa Maria, CA 93455.


Visual and digital effects supervisor, cinematographer, director, and producer. Amblin Entertainment, member of visual effects team, 1993-?; Amblin Imaging, vice president and general manager,?-1996; Digital Muse, founder and principal,?-2000; Hollywood Digital West, 2000-02; Liberty Livewire Pictures, vice president of visual effects, 2002-?; Sententia Entertainment, managing producer and managing partner. The 48-Hour Film Festival, cofounder.

Awards, Honors:

Emmy Award (with others), outstanding individual achievement—special visual effects, 1995, for Star Trek: Voyager.


Film Work:

Cinematographer, Tale of Two Sisters, Vista Street Entertainment, 1989.

Cinematographer and lighting, Ruby Dreams, 1990.

Director, cinematographer, and (uncredited) editor, Verite (short), 2002.

Camera operator, One Last Time (short), 2002.

Director and cinematographer, About Time (short), 2002.

Visual effects supervisor, Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (also known as Spy Kids 3: Game Over), Dimension Films, 2003.

Director and cinematographer, Frequencies (short), 2004.

Cinematographer, Duel (short), 2004.

Co-cinematographer, Pink Five Strikes Back (short), AtomFilms, 2004.

Cinematographer supervisor, Sin City (also known as Frank Miller's "Sin City"), Dimension Films, 2005.

Visual effects supervisor, Headhunter, Vision Films, 2005.

Cinematographer, 180 (short), 2005.

Cinematographer, Dead Wrong (short), 2006.

Producer and visual effects supervisor, Danika, 2006.

Producer, Lucifer (short), 2007.

Visual effects supervisor of Cafe FX, Ghost Rider (also known as Spirited Racer), Columbia, 2007.

Film Appearances:

Computer Illusions (documentary), 1989.

One Last Time, 2002.

Television Work; Series:

Visual effects supervisor, Roar, Fox, 1997.

Television Work; Miniseries:

Digital effects supervisor, Titanic, CBS, 1996.

Television Work; Movies:

Visual effects supervisor, G-Saviour (also known as Gundam Savior), 2000.

Television Work; Pilots:

(As John Parenteau) Special effects supervisor and (uncredited) visual effects supervisor, Avalon: Beyond the Abyss (movie), UPN, 1999.

Digital effects supervisor, The Invisible Man (also known as I-Man), Sci-Fi Channel, 2000.

Television Work; Episodic:

Photography, "A Window to Creation," The Astronomers, PBS, 1991.

Digital effects supervisor, "To Be or Not to Be," SeaQuest DSV (also known as SeaQuest 2032), NBC, 1993.

Visual effects supervisor, "Dagger Redux," SeaQuest DSV (also known as SeaQuest 2032), NBC, 1995.

Computer generated imagery effects supervisor, "Splashdown," SeaQuest DSV (also known as SeaQuest 2032), NBC, 1995.

Computer generated imagery effects producer, "Second Chance," SeaQuest DSV (also known as SeaQuest 2032), NBC, 1995.

Computer animator, "Caretaker: Part 1," Star Trek: Voyager (also known as Voyager), UPN, 1995.

Visual effects supervisor, "The Weaker Sex," Sliders, Fox, 1995.



Verite, 2002.

Frequencies, 2004.