DoubleRaven - Jose Alejandro Acosta - Director: Digital Cinema / 3D / FX

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SUMMARY:
Jose Acosta tells stories with moving pictures. His passion for excellence has garnered him EMMY and TELLY awards and his direction for some of the worlds best-known brands like Coca-Cola, Ferrari, Aflac, the EMMY Awards, Dunkin' Donuts, the Home Depot, Disney, McCormick, and Kraft Foods, have put him on the forefront of the new Interactive Digital Cinema medium.

Ad agency partners include Studiocom (a WPP company), Razorfish (a Publicis company), Y&R New York, What's Up Interactive, Ames Scullin O'Haire, Adrenaline, The Partnership, and Lean Inc.

Beyond his technical abilities in the realms of digital cinematography, editing, 3D animation, compositing and effects design, Jose brings the imagination and vision needed to make the most out of the powerful tools at his disposal. With a Masters degree in Film and Television from Georgia State University, and over twenty years experience in media production, Jose delivers leadership and insight to every assignment.

Jose resides in Atlanta with his wife Julia and their three children. He also has an office in Los Angeles, and is available to work wherever the next project requires.

Cheers!
José Alejandro Acosta
Email me
Atlanta 404.918.7261
Los Angeles 310.846.7458
More career details available here on Jose's LinkedIn and IMDB profiles. Or download his Resume.

TOOLS OF CHOICE

CAMERAS: RED Epic owner/operator,
Plus ALEXA, Panasonic P2, Canon HDSLRs, Sony EX-1, EX-3, F3, FS100, GoPro.

POST PRODUCTION: Nuke, Final Cut Studio, Adobe After Effects & Premiere Pro, MOCA and MONET planar motion trackers. Autodesk 3DS Max, SynthEyes 3D motion tracker.

Quick Links

2010 Auto Portfolio

Browse the gallery below to see a range of our auto-related production ...

Updated: Aug 19, 2012 10:15pm PST

McCormick Gourmet: Richard Blais (2009)

Jose directed and edited this fast-paced spot for McCormick spices, fe ...

Updated: Aug 29, 2010 10:04pm PST

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2009 show reels

2009 Sizzle Reel. Watch it now!

Updated: Jun 24, 2009 7:06pm PST

2010 Auto Portfolio

Browse the gallery below to see a range of our auto-related production ...

Updated: Aug 19, 2012 10:15pm PST

time lapse reels

Selected time lapse photographed by Jose, shot with a Canon EOS XTi, a ...

Updated: May 17, 2009 8:48pm PST

McCormick Gourmet: Richard Blais (2009)

Jose directed and edited this fast-paced spot for McCormick spices, fe ...

Updated: Aug 29, 2010 10:04pm PST

MyCoke Secret Formula spots (2009)

Jose directed these six innovative spots for Coke's latest online yout ...

Updated: May 24, 2009 2:38am PST

Sports Car Museum (2010)

In partnership with Studiocom's Maurizio Villarreal, Jose won this $2. ...

Updated: Jun 04, 2009 8:44am PST

SouthEast EMMY Awards (2010)

Jose created this 60 sec opening sequence for NATAS, including shootin ...

Updated: Jun 21, 2010 1:48pm PST

Dunkin' Donuts Better For You (2008) featuring Rachel Ray

Jose produced four online spots for Dunkin' Donuts "Better For You" ca ...

Updated: May 25, 2009 6:53pm PST

Dunkin' Donuts Bases Loaded (2008) featuring Major League pitchers

Jose produced and directed the video elements for this Dunkin' Donuts ...

Updated: Jun 04, 2009 6:45pm PST

Disney Magical Places pitch (2008)

Jose directed an effects-laden pitch video for an online Disney Advent ...

Updated: May 27, 2009 4:15pm PST

Home Depot SAP Training (2007) featuring the Apron!

Jose teamed with Studiocom's VP of Business Development, Diane Myer, t ...

Updated: Jun 05, 2009 7:28am PST

Accenture spots (2007) featuring Tiger Woods

Y&R produced these four well-known spots and subcontracted Jose (throu ...

Updated: Jun 03, 2009 11:52pm PST

Edgar Allan Poe's Tales of Mystery (2002)

EMMY winning animator Jose Acosta's TV show proposal. Edgar Allan Poe ...

Updated: Sep 10, 2012 7:29am PST

SALSA (1997) TV series on PBS

Jose won a 1998 Emmy award for his animation work on this PBS kid's sh ...

Updated: Jun 13, 2009 8:53pm PST

Young Alien (1995)

Back in the 90's, Jose wrote, directed, and photographed this 30-minut ...

Updated: May 27, 2009 11:31am PST

FGA sizzle reel

A sizzle reel of Jose's relevant work, just for FGA.

Updated: May 31, 2009 10:14am PST

Webisodes

Kleenex Webisodes

Updated: Apr 11, 2010 2:26pm PST

Ranch_Santa_Ana_Test01

Updated: Sep 15, 2009 11:17pm PST

SmugShots

Updated: Dec 03, 2009 4:19am PST

Kraft Foods - KDIN (2010)

Jose directed this complex production for Razorfish and Kraft Foods.

Updated: Apr 11, 2010 11:09am PST

2010 MidtownFestival

Updated: Sep 07, 2010 10:28am PST

Midtown_Shots

Updated: Aug 13, 2010 6:20am PST

2010 Porsche WalkAbout

Updated: Aug 27, 2010 12:04pm PST

2010 F4X

Updated: Sep 09, 2010 5:17pm PST

2010_Peachpass

Updated: Dec 13, 2010 7:29pm PST

2010_JimEllis_VW

Updated: Dec 21, 2010 9:07pm PST

2010_SpaceKarft_Competitive

Updated: Apr 19, 2011 6:16pm PST

2010_GoldPeak_Trailer

Updated: Oct 22, 2010 1:44pm PST

2010_Coke_Happiness_Trailer

Updated: Nov 03, 2010 8:00pm PST

AT&T

Updated: Nov 11, 2010 11:48am PST

2010_JimEllis80

ROUGH CUTS

Updated: Mar 19, 2011 4:10pm PST

2010_Porsche_RoadRally

Updated: Jan 10, 2011 9:18am PST

2011_JimEllis_71Cars_Revised

EDIT MASTERS

Updated: Mar 28, 2011 10:16pm PST

Studiocom Promos

Updated: Feb 07, 2011 5:36pm PST

2011_FlipCamera

Updated: Feb 17, 2011 7:45pm PST

2011 Autologous Growth Factors PROGRESS

Updated: Dec 08, 2011 11:54am PST

2011 Angel Centrifuge Reference

Updated: Feb 20, 2011 4:53pm PST

Cuban American Film Institute

Updated: Mar 21, 2011 10:01am PST

2011_IHG_BehindTheScenes

Updated: Mar 23, 2011 2:11pm PST

IHG Selects

Updated: Apr 17, 2011 8:56pm PST

2011 Home Depot Workplace Violence

Updated: Apr 04, 2011 10:40am PST

2011_04_Stone_Mountain

Conquest hike at Stone Mountain.

Updated: Apr 07, 2011 8:43am PST

2011_GeorgiaCoffee_Outtakes

Updated: Apr 17, 2011 4:02pm PST

2011_PeachPass_Spot

Updated: Jun 20, 2011 6:42pm PST

UnderwaterAcostas

Updated: May 25, 2011 7:44pm PST

ST_OUTTAKES

Updated: Jul 11, 2011 7:02am PST

2011 Hasbro Nerf Locations

Updated: Jul 27, 2011 6:29am PST

2011_07JulyMeeting

Updated: Jul 29, 2011 7:49am PST

2011_TWC_WeatherReady

Updated: Sep 24, 2011 7:43am PST

2011_THD_TWC_Winter

Updated: Oct 26, 2011 1:22pm PST

2011_Working_Buildings

Updated: Dec 04, 2011 4:30am PST

Wild_Bill's

Updated: Jan 26, 2012 7:55am PST

2011 Interviews Reel

You want talking heads? Yeah, we do that too.

Updated: May 13, 2012 7:53pm PST

VivaBoxSpin

Updated: Feb 20, 2012 9:58am PST

NAPA_Location_scout

Updated: Feb 15, 2012 3:43pm PST

2012_Board_Breaking

Updated: Jun 30, 2012 1:51pm PST

2012_Expo_Interview

Updated: Mar 04, 2012 8:16am PST

2012 Music Video Portfolio

Updated: Mar 09, 2012 2:27pm PST

2012_Benedicto_en_Cuba_01

Updated: May 30, 2012 6:28pm PST

2012 Just One - raw footage

Updated: May 30, 2012 11:22am PST

2012_48HR_FP_photos

Updated: Jun 19, 2012 10:25pm PST

2012_48hr_Tennis

Updated: Jun 19, 2012 4:31am PST

2012 Reevex Logo

Updated: Jul 01, 2012 10:04pm PST

2012 Poe's Tales of Mystery PITCH

Click here to help Poe launch his own TV show.

Updated: Aug 24, 2012 10:48am PST

2006 Poe's Tales of Mystery CHARACTER SHEETS

Try out for a part in Poe's TV pilot.

Updated: Oct 15, 2012 10:41am PST

2002 Poe's Tales of Mystery TEASER

Watch the fun teaser that thrilled audiences in 2002. Click here to h ...

Updated: Aug 24, 2012 1:57pm PST

2001 Poe's Tales of Mystery STORYBOARD

Here begins the storyboard for the opening sequence of the show, gener ...

Updated: Aug 24, 2012 9:53am PST

2001 Behind The Scenes

Jose and his team developed an effective style for Tales of Mystery.

Updated: Aug 24, 2012 10:56am PST

Reference

Updated: Sep 04, 2012 12:13pm PST

Reference-19th Century Theatres

Updated: Sep 12, 2012 8:05pm PST

2012_ClearCare_Uncut_Interviews

Updated: Oct 30, 2012 10:24am PST

2012 Atlanta Lechon

Updated: Nov 06, 2012 7:47am PST

CCRoughcuts

Customer Video

Updated: Nov 26, 2012 2:02am PST

2013_SpaceKraft

Updated: Apr 19, 2013 9:08am PST

2013_PMT_roughcut

Updated: Jan 20, 2013 2:06pm PST

PMT_Trailer

Poe's Mystery Theatre: Trailer 1.5

Updated: Feb 17, 2013 8:35pm PST

2013 Angel Sensor

Updated: Feb 07, 2013 12:46pm PST

2013 AlwaysOn NATPE

Updated: Feb 07, 2013 3:24pm PST

BehindTheScenes

November 2012 shoot of Poe's Mystery Theatre Pilot

Updated: Mar 25, 2013 2:02pm PST

2013 ClearCare Talks

Updated: May 06, 2013 10:36pm PST

2013 GTAA

Updated: May 15, 2013 7:50pm PST

2013_Locations_StudentInterviews

Updated: Jul 24, 2013 7:29pm PST

2013_Dubli

Updated: Aug 13, 2013 12:08pm PST

Scout

Updated: Sep 14, 2013 10:53am PST

2013_MoMedia_Buckhead

Updated: Oct 03, 2013 7:27pm PST

2013-Jill_plus_Frank

Updated: Oct 06, 2013 7:50pm PST

DVD_capture

Please select the right clips.

Updated: Oct 25, 2013 9:18am PST

2013 IP Legacy

For review.

Updated: Nov 03, 2013 8:39pm PST

2013_Geoff_RAH

Updated: Dec 04, 2013 1:24pm PST