Amanda Johnstone Batt – Industrial Light and Magic
Amanda Johnstone-Batt is a CG Supervisor at Industrial Light and Magic. With over 17 years of experience in the Visual Effects industry, Amanda has taken on both creative and technical roles ranging from lighting, look development to show supervision. She currently is located at the ILM London office supervising both Post and Virtual Production projects such as The Creator, The Marvels, and Antman:Quantumania
Attracting some of the finest talent from every corner of the globe, ILM’s team is comprised of technicians and artists at campuses in five countries, collaborating to meet the unique challenges that each new film presents. Many of the resulting innovations have opened up entirely new avenues of expression for filmmakers.
About Industrial Light and Magic
Industrial Light and Magic (ILM) was founded in 1975 by George Lucas, ILM has created some of the most memorable visual effects in history. From the awe-inspiring innovations in the classic Star Wars trilogy to the spectacular imagery in The Avengers and Mission: Impossible, ILM has always specialized in the unprecedented.
ILM is one of the leading effects facilities in the world. The company serves the motion picture, commercial production, television, and attraction industries and has created visual effects for over 450 feature films, numerous episodic series, and a host of themed attractions.
Talk Title: Designing the Future: The Visual World of 'The Creator'
How ILM created a collaborative space for the director and visual effects crew to telegraph a new visual world. From giving robots the ability to emote to achieving a sense of fear through the scale of the space station Nomad, CG Supervisor Amanda Johnstone-Batt will discuss how ILM developed a bespoke workflow to bring to life director Gareth Edwards’ unique vision for a future world where the human race and artificial intelligence are at war.
Location: PhoxTrott, Hilton Bournemouth, Terrace Rd, Bournemouth BH2 5EL
Date: Tuesday 21 November 2023
Time: 15:00 – 15:50