Industrial Light & Magic has added BAFTA-winning visual effects supervisor David Vickery to its expanding London studio.
In addition to supervising effects work, Vickery will also provide creative oversight on the studio’s other projects, while studio creative director Ben Morris takes on Star Wars: Episode VIII as production visual effects supervisor. Vickery will work closely with Sue Lyster, ILM London’s executive in charge, and Morris.
Most recently Vickery served as the production visual effects supervisor on Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation. He is well known for his work as a visual effects supervisor on films such as Sherlock Holmes, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Parts 1 and 2, Fast & Furious 6 and Jupiter Ascending.
Vickery joins ILM having spent the past thirteen years at London effects house Double Negative where he worked his way up from CG artist to lead 3D artist then CG supervisor.