Ernest Dios is a multi-talented Visual Effects Supervisor with more than a decade of experience in digital compositing. During his career, he has worked on renowned projects such as Black Panther, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, The Marvels, Babylon Berlin, and many more.
Originally hailing from Galicia, Spain (but brought up in the artistic powerhouse of Barcelona), Ernest’s journey into the world of VFX has been guided by many artistic inspirations- from the work of classical painters, whose brilliance has endured to this day, to the groundbreaking visual effects of childhood favorites such as Terminator 2 and Jurassic Park and cinematography of talents like Greig Fraser and Roger Deakins,
Ernest’s educational journey began in Physics at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, but his desire for a creative outlet eventually brought him to study media at EMAV in Barcelona, after which he started his CG career in architectural visualization.
After a foray into teaching at EMAV and a venture into film production, Ernest moved to London where he worked on an expansion of Automatik VFX, alongside partners Vertigo UK and Post-Republik in Germany. Over the years, he contributed significantly to the growth of Automatik VFX; particularly with the development of their studio in Berlin. Ernest moved to Munich in 2016, working as a Compositor with various studios before settling into his role at TRIXTER, where over the years he’s risen up the ranks to Comp Lead, Comp Supervisor, and finally Visual Effects Supervisor.
Outside the realm of VFX, Ernest’s passions include hiking, traveling, board gaming, photography, and movie watching. But, in his words, “My main hobbies stay inside the VFX category. I am lucky enough that my profession is my main hobby!” His personal projects involving Python scripting and exploring real-time technologies, particularly Unreal Engine, allowing him to enhance his skills as a VFX Supervisor.