Anthony Santoro

Animator

Anthony Santoro joined the 2009 Andes Expedition, Cape Farewell's first expedition outside the Arctic, an 18 day trek through shrinking glaciers, cloud forests, lower forests, areas of deforestation and the Amazon.

Anthony Santoro is the lead artist and visual effects supervisor at Curious Pictures, the largest animation studio in New York City. Outside this primary role Anthony wears the hats of a designer, animator, compositor, photographer, 3D artist, and programming wizard.

He has lead and VFX supervision credits on a range of film, TV, and video game projects, including Brett Morgen's documentary Chicago 10 which opened the Sundance Film Festival in 2007, Morgan Spurlock's Where in the World is Osama bin Laden?, The Love Guru starring Mike Myers, Wyclef Jean's Fast Car music video, and the new Showtime series Nurse Jackie.

Most recently, he colored and composited the hand-drawn animation style short for Michel Gondry's feature film Megalomania, currently in pre-production at Curious Pictures.

The Andes Expedition at Wayqecha Science Station in the cloud forest, measuring carbon in the soil. Photographer: Ana Cecilia Gonzales-Vigil.
Charlie Kronick with Salcantay glacier in the background. Photographer: Ana Cecilia Gonzales-Vigil.
Start of the Trocha Union, the path into the jungle. Photographer: Ana Cecilia Gonzales-Vigil.
 
 
Matt Wainwright recording boat activities. Photographer: Ana Cecilia Gonzales-Vigil.
Tres Cruces, watching the sun rise over the rainforest and cloud forest. Photographer: Ana Cecilia Gonzales-Vigil.
Scientist Kathryn Clark sampling the river water in San Pedro. Photographer: Ana Cecilia Gonzales-Vigil.
 
 
Yadvinder and the Andes expedition on the way to the reforestation project, at Manu Learning Centre. Photographer: Ana Cecilia Gonzales-Vigil.
 
Casa dOxford – filed plant species. Photographer: Ana Cecilia Gonzales-Vigil.
 
A very small Orchid at Wayqecha. Photographer: Ana Cecilia Gonzales-Vigil.
A large landslide along Trocha Union. Photographer: Ana Cecilia Gonzales-Vigil.
The cloud forest. Photo taken on a previous expedition by scientist Josh Fisher.
The Andes Expedition before camping overnight near the Humantay Glacier. Photographer: Ana Cecilia Gonzales-Vigil.

Start of the Trocha Union, the path into the jungle. Photographer: Ana Cecilia Gonzales-Vigil.