If you’re able to get to the State Library of Queensland in Brisbane on Thursday 21st November then you’ll have the good fortune to enjoy this presentation featuring Luke Hetherington, Executive in Charge of ILM’s Singapore and Sydney studios as he discusses his work at the world’s leading VFX company.

Industrial Light & Magic started a revolution in the world of filmmaking with the release of Star Wars in 1977. Since then, the ILM name has become synonymous with ground-breaking visual effects work and the company continues to be a recognized leader in the field.

Join Luke Hetherington, Executive in Charge of ILM’s Singapore and Sydney studios as he uses examples from ILM work on films like Solo: A Star Wars Story and Rogue One, to demonstrate how well designed VFX implemented from pre production through post production can strengthen the visual theme and story of the filmmaker’s vision.

Luke’s credits include: Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Ready Player One, Solo: A Star Wars Story, Avengers: End Game, Avengers: Infinity War, Monster Hunt 2, Sucker Punch, Knowing, Stealth, and original sci-fi TV series, Farscape. Luke was a member of the Asia Pacific Screen Awards’ Youth Animation Documentary International Jury in 2018.

This free event is part of the Asia Pacific Screen Forum and is presented by the Asia Pacific Screen Awards in partnership with Industrial Light & Magic.

Register early to secure your place.

A lifelong Star Wars fan, Adam has been captivated by the tales of Luke Skywalker and Star Wars from childhood. Hailing from Australia his two loves Star Wars and Mad Max have followed him into adulthood. He likes looking deeply into the legendary tales George Lucas was inspired by. Adam is the host of The Fantha Down Under on Fantha Tracks Radio.