IAN COMLEYIan Comley is a Computer Graphics Supervisor at Industrial Light & Magic (ILM), London. His most recent film work is on the visual effects for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’, and previous projects includes ‘Paddington’, ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’, the multi-award winning ‘Gravity’ and ‘Harry Potter’. He is also actively involved in next-generation technology development at ILM.
His CG supervision and a previous focus on character ‘look development’ and CG technology stem from a mixed art / science background, including BEng Computer Engineering from Southampton University and MSc Computer Animation at the National Centre for Computer Animation.
Ian has contributed to the UK Science, Technology Engineering and Maths programme encouraging students to pursue careers involving these disciplines, has been speaker at SIGGRAPH, run a Master Class at the National Centre for Computer Animation and been a Juror for the CG Student Awards.