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David Ridder, B.F.A.

Forensic Visualization Expert

Mr. Ridder earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Cinema and Media Communications with a focus in film production while attending George Fox University in Newberg, Oregon.

After working for a few years in the Portland film industry and developing his 3D skillset he spent several years working as a freelance 3D artist for film, games, and interactive experiences.

As a Visualization Expert for Knott Laboratory, David employs his techniques and experience in collaboration with the rest of the team to bring clarity to uncertain events. Using state of the art technologies and software, David creates realistic reconstructions of accident scenes based on scientifically sound principles for use in court. David works with engineers and other visualization experts to verify the graphics and visualizations are accurate. He as expertise in 3D model, texturing, animation, motion capture, photogrammetry, matchmoving, and compositing.


B.F.A., Cinema and Media Communications
George Fox University, Newberg, OR, 2016