Amy Backwell is ILM's Emerging Talent Specialist for the London studio. She joined ILM back in 2017 as London's Studio Coordinator before quickly moving into the Studio Talent Group. Amy manages all of London's emerging talent programmes including the Jedi Academy, work experience, apprenticeships and schools outreach. She also has an invested interest in diversity and inclusion and is a core member of London's D&I team called 'Disco'. Back in 2015, Amy graduated from the Arts University Bournemouth with a Masters degree in Animation Production. She continues to work on her independent work outside of ILM, specialising in surrealist painting and sculpture.
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