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Ian lives in London, enjoying photography, film and music around busy family life.

He works as a Computer Graphics Technology Supervisor at Industrial Light & Magic (ILM), steering next-generation visual effects tools and technology, and where he's also served as CG Supervisor for ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’, Daniel Espinosa’s ‘Life’ and ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’.

Prior to ILM, Ian was CG Supervisor for ‘Paddington’ at Framestore, where he was also Look Development Lead for Alfonso Cuarón’s multi-award winning ‘Gravity’, same for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ and for ‘Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader’.

Ian has contributed to the UK Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths (STEAM) programme encouraging students to pursue careers involving these disciplines, has been speaker at SIGGRAPH, FMX, SCA and Ciclope, run Master Classes at the National Centre for Computer Animation and been a Juror for the CG Student Awards.