Julia Flanagan

Julia Flanagan describes her unique educational background, reveals how her career evolved from a Runner to Animation Lead at Image Engine, and gives advice to new artists entering the industry.

Martin Bohm

Martin Bohm reveals the inner workings of the lighting department, what his role as lighting lead entails, and how he sees lighting changing in the next five years.

Michael Billette

Michael Billette, FX TD extraordinaire, discusses the challenges and responsibilities of his role, the inner workings of the FX department, and what he thinks it takes to be successful in the industry.

Cheri Fojtik

VES Award-nominated Cheri Fojtik takes us through her start in visual effects, the challenges of her role as texture lead, the dynamics of the assets department and the work she’s proudest of to date.

Jesus Lavin

Jesus joined Image Engine in 2007 and has held the role of Senior Compositor on such projects as District 9, Zero Dark Thirty, and Lone Survivor. More recently he has contributed to KINGSGLAIVE: FINAL FANTASY XV and Independence Day Resurgence. Below he discusses the balance of work and play at Image Engine and his thoughts on the future of compositing.Jesus joined Image Engine in 2007 and has held the role of Senior Compositor on such projects as District 9, Zero Dark Thirty, and Lone Survivor. More recently he has contributed to KINGSGLAIVE: FINAL FANTASY XV and Independence Day Resurgence. Below he discusses the balance of work and play at Image Engine and his thoughts on the future of compositing.

Cameron Widen

As the Pre-visualization Supervisor for Image Engine, Cameron draws on 15 years of experience working in previz/postviz and layout for feature film and television. We asked Cameron to share his insights into the highlights and challenges of a career in previs, postvis and layout – and his tips for aspiring previs artists.

Janeen Elliott

Janeen Elliott first joined Image Engine back in 2007 to contribute her compositing talents to The Incredible Hulk . She has since worked on a number of feature films including Independence Day: Resurgence, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald and Lost in Space. She has been recognized with a 2010 VES Award for Outstanding Compositing in a Feature Motion Picture for her work on District 9.

John Haddon

John Haddon is a programmer specializing in tools for rendering and compositing. For the past couple of years, John has consulted for Image Engine, whilst taking time out to pursue personal projects. We asked John to give us the lowdown on his history with Image Engine, his open source projects, and working remotely across continents.