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Thorold Today: Niagara College celebrates grad’s work on Oscar-winning film

In a March 15 article, Thorold Today reported that just a few years into his career as a lighting artist, Niagara College alumnus Andres Coimbra Castedo (Game Development, 2019) is dazzling viewers on the big screen.

At the 95th Academy Awards, Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio won the Oscar for Best Animated Feature. The stop-motion animated musical film – a take on the childhood classic about a wooden puppet who dreams of being a real boy – was Coimbra’s first-ever film project.

The also article notes that from Game Development at Niagara College to launching The Fallen, a video game he produced with his classmates for their capstone project, Coimbra was initially inspired to transition from programming and 3D art to lighting.

Read the Thorold Today article here.