Sam Dawes

London Paint Supervisor

Sam Dawes - Industrial Light & Magic

Sam is the Head of Paint at Industrial Light and Magic - London, where he supervises a specialist team comprised of talented Career Paint Artists, Leads and the up-and-coming compositing stars of the future. Sam recently completed work on Star Wars: Episode VIII and is currently supervising the paint and rotoscoping work on the upcoming film, Solo: A Star Wars Story. Sam's Compositing and on-set credits include Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Inception and Interstellar. Sam will be joining us to discuss ILM's Academy Award nominated VFX work on Star Wars - The Last Jedi.

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Industrial Light & Magic - Star Wars : The Last Jedi

In this talk Dan Snape and Teesside graduate Sam Dawes will take us through the making of Star Wars: The last Jedi. They will be paying particular attention to the compositing aspects of the film and look at how they work on shots to bring the various elements of the production from set to screen and create the spectacular images we see in the film.

17 May 2018 | 10:00