Augusto has directed multiple projects in Reel FX, including the inaugural animated short films from the Best Fiends mobile app franchise, animated commercial spots for LEGO Batman and Chevrolet as well as game cinematics for Transformers and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Schillaci will make his feature directorial debut at Reel FX with The Mischievians, an animated feature film in development.
Previously, he held the role of Senior Visual Effects Supervisor on both of Reel FX’s 3D feature films including the Golden Globe-nominated film, The Book of Life (20th Century Fox), and Free Birds (Relativity Media) (where he was also the Art Director). Schillaci has also been responsible for delivering the studio’s top creative endeavors, on projects such as the stereoscopic 3D Looney Tunes shorts for Warner Bros. Animation; Sony Pictures Animation’s Open Season 3 and Open Season 2, Warner Bros. Pictures’ Watchmen: The Black Freighter; Blue Sky’s Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas; Disney’s Enchanted; among others projects.
Before Reel FX, Augusto worked at DNA Studios, on Jimmy Neutron Movie and as a Senior Lighter at TVA International in Montreal. At TVA he worked on a co-production with France on the Xcalibur TV series, the first show completely done in Maya. Prior to his time in Canada, Augusto worked for seven years in Argentina as a Creative Director for a series of post-production houses with clients such as: Ford, Coca-Cola, Tag Heuer, Nike, BMW, and Audi and others.