tue14apr7:00 pmtue8:30 pmGame of Thrones VFX - the Magic Behind the Screen Webinar7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Game of Thrones VFX - the Magic Behind the Screen Webinar

Event Details

On Tuesday, April 14th at 7PM PDT, Academy of Art University will be hosting an online webinar moderated by Emmy Award-winning Visual Effects Supervisor, Thomas Schelesny and Visual Effects Producer, Tyler Weiss. So if you are interested in art or design or just a big fan of the TV show, this will be a great event to attend as Thomas and Tyler discuss the creation and execution of some of the visual effects that they had a chance to work on during their tenure on the show.

Tuesday, April 14, 2020


Thomas Schelesny - Visual Effects SupervisorThomas Schelesny
Visual Effects Supervisor @Image Engine Design
Thomas is an Emmy Award-winning Visual Effects Supervisor and Advisory Board member at Langara Centre for Entertainment Arts. His VFX career spans over two decades, during which he has worked for both facilities and production companies on over 20 feature films, 12 television projects, and countless commercials. During his time as a Visual Effects Supervisor at Scanline VFX, Thomas worked on Pan and won an HPA Award, VES Award, and Emmy Award for his work on Game of Thrones (season 4). Thomas brings his multidisciplinary skillset to Image Engine Design, from location plate photography expertise to animation, storyboarding, writing, editing, production planning, bidding, team-building, and management. His latest contributions at Image Engine are Game of Thrones seasons 7 and 8 for which he won another Emmy Award in 2019. He is also a member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

Tyler Weiss - Visual Effects ProducerTyler Weiss
Visual Effects Producer
Tyler is an Emmy nominated Visual Effects producer with more than 10 years of leadership experience in Vancouver’s digital production industry and has worked with some of the world’s largest entertainment companies across a multitude of media platforms and genres. Tyler has overseen projects for clients such as Microsoft Xbox, Electronic Arts, Activision, Square Enix and produced VFX for the Emmy-nominated TV shows such as “The 100” and “The Man in the High Castle”. Tyler joined Image Engine to produce Seasons 6, 7, and 8 of HBO’s acclaimed series Game of Thrones.


(Tuesday) 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm PDT



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