Christian (“Chris”) Kubsch is bringing more than 20 years of experience as an animation production exec to the role of general manager of Lucasfilm Animation Company Singapore B.V. Reporting to Gail Currey, head of animation, Kubsch will oversee all elements of the digital animation studio, including day to day operations and the recruitment of key talent.
“Chris is already in Singapore pulling together an amazing team, so he has really hit the ground running,” Currey comments. “We were very fortunate to find someone who is both passionate and infinitely capable of handling the enormous task of building and running our Singapore studio.”
Prior to joining Lucasfilm Animation Singapore, Kubsch served as production exec for DreamWorks Animation where he worked on the upcoming CG feature Over the Hedge, starring Bruce Willis and Garry Shandling. Prior to that, he produced the visual effects for Warner Bros.’ Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Kubsch has also served as vfx consultant to Warner Brothers’ Feature Post division for The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions. Other credits incude Spawn, Mars Attacks!, Titanic and The Mask, as well as the Terminator 2 3-D and Jurassic Park attractions for Universal Studios theme parks.
For more information about Lucasfilm Animation jobs in the U.S. and Singapore, go to www.lucasfilm.com/animation.