1 hr 9 min

Luke Hetherington : ILM - Becoming a leader in VFX or Animation & Creating ILM Sydney Masters of Motion

    • Arts

Topics Discussed
- Lukes story & career path
- Early career - TVC’s, broadcast design & Farscape TV series
- How did Happy Feet change Animal Logic
- Becoming a supervisor, challenges, promoting artist’s & advice
- Leadership, challenges learnings & tips
- Outward facing as a executive producer & pitching process
- Projects : most successful and satisfying
- ILM Transition - internal training - software & pipeline
- Work life Balance
- About ILM Sydney
- Inspiration & the Future

Luke Hetherington is the Executive in Charge of ILM’s Singapore studio and responsible for all films in production at the studio as well as overseeing all studio operations, marketing, and bidding on future projects. In July 2019, his role expanded to include the buildout and oversight of ILM’s Sydney studio. Hetherington’s experience in building high functioning teams plays a critical role in his work at the studio.

Prior to joining ILM, Hetherington had 20 years of experience in the animation and visual effects industry. He spent the 17 years at Animal Logic in Australia where he helped lead the company through a period of outstanding growth in roles including Head of Film VFX, Executive Producer, Head of Production, and Head of CG. His credits include: Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Ready Player One, Avengers Infinity War, Walking with Dinosaurs 3D, Happy Feet and the sci-fi TV series, Farscape. www.ilm.com

Proudly supported by : Autodesk & Digistor
www.autodesk.com.au
www.digistor.com.au

Topics Discussed
- Lukes story & career path
- Early career - TVC’s, broadcast design & Farscape TV series
- How did Happy Feet change Animal Logic
- Becoming a supervisor, challenges, promoting artist’s & advice
- Leadership, challenges learnings & tips
- Outward facing as a executive producer & pitching process
- Projects : most successful and satisfying
- ILM Transition - internal training - software & pipeline
- Work life Balance
- About ILM Sydney
- Inspiration & the Future

Luke Hetherington is the Executive in Charge of ILM’s Singapore studio and responsible for all films in production at the studio as well as overseeing all studio operations, marketing, and bidding on future projects. In July 2019, his role expanded to include the buildout and oversight of ILM’s Sydney studio. Hetherington’s experience in building high functioning teams plays a critical role in his work at the studio.

Prior to joining ILM, Hetherington had 20 years of experience in the animation and visual effects industry. He spent the 17 years at Animal Logic in Australia where he helped lead the company through a period of outstanding growth in roles including Head of Film VFX, Executive Producer, Head of Production, and Head of CG. His credits include: Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Ready Player One, Avengers Infinity War, Walking with Dinosaurs 3D, Happy Feet and the sci-fi TV series, Farscape. www.ilm.com

Proudly supported by : Autodesk & Digistor
www.autodesk.com.au
www.digistor.com.au

1 hr 9 min

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