My name is Jeffrey Castel de Oro. I was once a visual effects artist, primarily at Rhythm & Hues Studios, doing digital compositing work on over 40 feature films and numerous commercials.
I returned to school and completed my Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science (MLIS) with an emphasis in Archival Studies at San José State University. I served as the Washington Center Federal Diversity Intern at the National Archives at Riverside where I processed a collection of records from the Department of Interior regarding irrigation and water rights on Native American reservations along the Colorado River. At Pasadena City College I processed the Jack Scott Papers. At Crawford Media Services I was a Metadata Writer for Viacom’s MTV Vault Project. Currently I’m working as an independent contractor analyzing social media content.
My hobbies have included research and photography for three silent film history books by author John D. Bengtson, and the design, operation and maintenance of a website for musician Marshall Crenshaw. I’m also a family genealogist, with extensive experience researching and interpreting historical records and photographs.