As a child growing up in the Philippines, Giovanni Nakpil was greatly influenced by the magic of sci-fi and horror films. After relocating to Canada, he began his art career by studying Computer Graphics in Toronto. Giovanni is currently a digital model supervisor for Industrial Light and Magic. His work experience includes modeling creatures for "Pirates of the Caribbean," "War of the Worlds" and "The Spiderwick Chronicles." His most recent work can be seen in J. J. Abrams' "Star Trek."