Michelle Motta

Digital Paint and Rotoscope Artist


Michelle Motta began her visual effects career as a digital paint and rotoscope artist on The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) and has been busy ever since. Motta has worked on Pearl Harbor (2001), Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001), Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones (2002), Men in Black II (2002), Hulk (2003), Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003), Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004), Star Wars Episode III – Revenge of the Sith (2005), War of the Worlds (2005), Jarhead (2005), Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest (2006), and most recently Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End (2007), Evan Almighty (2007) and Harry Potter: Order of the Phoenix (2007).