The Force in London – ILM London’s VFX work on Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Scott Pritchard (Lead Compositor, ILM) will present ILM London’s work on Star Wars: The Force Awakens. In particular, Scott will focus on a character created exclusively at the London studio – Maz Kanata, and detail the challenges that each presented in taking her from concept art through to delivering her performance on the big screen.
Scott Pritchard was one of the first artists to join Industrial Light & Magic London in 2014. He has over 13 years experience in visual effects, working on titles such as Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Avengers: Age of Ultron and Inception. In 2011, he was the recipient of a Visual Effects Society award for his compositing work on Inception.
As Compositing Supervisor at ILM, Scott is responsible for the compositing team on a project. His duties include providing aesthetic and technical guidance, managing the quality of the compositing work, and overseeing the colour pipeline.
Originally from Dublin, Ireland, Scott holds a Masters Degree from Bournemouth University’s National Centre for Computer Animation. He previously studied Industrial Design at Napier University, Edinburgh; and model making at Dun Laoghaire College of Art & Design in Dublin, during which he worked on his first feature, Space Truckers, as a model maker.
ILM CREDITS – Feature Films:
2016 TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: OUT OF THE SHADOWS – Lead Compositor 2015 STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS – Lead Compositor
2014 AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON – Lead Compositor