Amaan Akram – Untold Studios
Head of VFX
Amaan is Head of VFX at Untold Studios. He has worked across gaming cinematics, advertising and film at some of the most revered VFX companies in the world, including Men From Mars, Molinare, MPC Film and The Mill, where he was Group Head of CG.
Amaan’s skill as an artist is matched by his technical ability. Throughout his career, he has pioneered new ways of working, developing pipelines, platforms and tools to help artists achieve creative excellence. He developed the Ocean shading system licensed by Pixar for use in their production rendering software Renderman. Amaan was also Lighting and Look Development Lead on Disney’s ‘Maleficent’.
Most recently, he has worked on some of the most acclaimed commercials of recent times, including the multi-award-winning SSE’s ‘Maya’, Waitrose’s ‘Coming Home’ and Chemical Brothers’ ‘Free Yourself’.
About Untold Studios
Untold Studios are a BAFTA, EMMY and GRAMMY nominated studio, shaping culture through Music, TV and Advertising. We develop original programming, produce music and advertising content and craft world-class VFX, all enabled by next-generation technology.
VFX Speakers: Virgin Goat
Talk: Amaan Akram, Anand Balasubramania / Untold Studios
Virgin Media: Goat Glider
Location: PhoxTrott, Hilton Bournemouth, Terrace Rd, Bournemouth BH2 5EL
Date: Tuesday 21 November 2023
Time: 13:00 – 13:50