David Gomez Head of 2D
David has always had a passion for drawing and digital art. He started his career 20 years ago creating effects on a Quantel Harry. As a child he used to watch his father grading in a cinema laboratory, and inspired by him, he set out to discover the secrets of post production and the VFX industry.
David is an artist first. He also has a deep knowledge of the technology he uses making him one of the top Flame artists in Europe. This unique gift is reflected in the spots and films he has worked on, including Danone, Freixenet, Estrella Damm, Audi and Mercedes. He has also received numerous awards including a Golden Lion, Goya, Golden FIAP and a Golden Sun.About 2D
Xavi Tribo Head of Technology
Barcelona post-production facilities have shared one common factor over the years: Xavi Tribo, who was Technical Director and head of R&D projects in the best post-production companies in Spain.
Xavi has always been at the forefront of emerging technology, developing the first digital cinema viewing system in Europe for Paul Newman's "Where the money is" in 2001 and the first European Stereo Image Processor in 2008. He was also responsible for the transition from 35mm to a solely digital workflow for the San Sebastian Film Festival.
We are very proud to have him join our team at Glassworks as Head of Technology, leading the way beyond traditional workflows and delivery formats.About Xavi's Lab
Joan Amat Head of Production
Joan started out studying multimedia and photography. His professional career began at a small video company in Barcelona as an editor. Two years later he moved to an advertising agency as a producer and editor. Throughout these formative years the visual effects process always fascinated him. This interest led him to meet Xavi Tribó and David Gómez and they have been close associates ever since. In 2006 he decided to move to Madrid to take a Masters of Postproduction with Advanced Systems of Autodesk.
After 5 years in Madrid he was lured back to Barcelona to head up Production at Glassworks Barcelona.
Javier Verdugo Head of 3D
Barcelona's Head of 3D Javier could draw before he could walk or talk. This passion for art led him to study Fine Art in Granada and then Graphic Design in Holland. After several years working all over the world on artistic projects, he settled in Barcelona to complete his training in the Post-Production world. Here he has worked for various studios and advertising agencies, combining character design, 3D modelling, animation and illustration.About 3D
Although the computer is now his professional tool, he still turns to paper and pencil wherever possible. His artistic training and knowledge in multiple graphic techniques gives him a creative and personal approach. He is always open to experimentation and innovation, looking for imaginative solutions for him and his team that enrich the project.