Iloura’s Dan Bethell: An introduction

Sydney based animation and visual effects studio, Iloura are attending BFX Core and Dan Bethell  is flying in to represent the them.

Last week Iloura were announced to be attending BFX Core at the BFX Festival 2015 – Meet the man behind some of the effects from the Australia studios.


Dan Bethell started his Visual Effects career at The Moving Picture Company (now MPC) in London, 2001. During his time there he contributed as a Technical Director on a variety of feature films culminating with a role as Research & Development Lead on “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” and ”Batman Begins”.

After a move to Rising Sun Pictures in 2005 Dan worked on eight more feature films including roles as CG Supervisor on “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix”, “Wolverine”, and “Terminator Salvation”. In 2010 Dan accepted a position at Dr. D Studios and worked as Sequence Lead on George Miller’s “Happy Feet 2″.Begins”.

Subsequently he moved to a production-side role as the On-Set VFX Supervisor for the seven month shoot of Miller’s “Mad Max: Fury Road” on location in Africa. Dan joined Iloura in 2013 to work on the post-production of “Mad Max: Fury Road”. He is currently working as VFX sequence Supervisor on Alex Proyas’s “Gods of Egypt.

Based in Melbourne and Sydney, Iloura houses a collective of award-winning animation and VFX artists who are motivated by creativity and technical innovation.

Iloura’s commitment to a project is unwavering. The 200+ team of VFX Artists help productions to engage with any audience across any media platform.

Whilst Iloura’s highly-regarded reputation has been built around its 3D and character animation work, the studio also produces outstanding results in 2D VFX, matte painting, compositing, FX animation and on-set Supervision for the film and television industries.

Iloura is passionate about producing the best impact on screen – from the production of high quality, fast-turnaround pre-visualisation through to a flawless final shot or sequence.

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 As part of BFX Core Mad Max: Fury Road has been confirmed as one of the films being screened and will be the focus of Dan’s talk.

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