Presenter

Jason Galeon
Biography
Jason Galeon is an HPA nominated CG Supervisor at Wētā FX with more than 20 years of experience working on a huge range of major films.

He manages the technical and creative aspects of designing visual effects and has played a pivotal role in developing many of Wētā’s technology workflows, including realistic fur for Lady and the Tramp, the glowing Extremis effect in Iron Man 3, and enhancements to the Apteryx feather system used for Eagly in the HBO Max miniseries, Peacemaker.

Jason began his career at Blue Sky Studios and went on to work at some of the biggest VFX studios, including Framestore London and MPC, working on films like The Dark Knight, Ice Age, and The Matrix sequels. He joined Wētā in 2009 on the first of James Cameron’s Avatar series as a lighting artist and held key roles in many Wētā projects including The Avengers, Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit trilogy, and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.

Jason was an architect in New York City for several years before realising his true calling as a VFX artist.
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Production Session
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Visual Effects
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Birds of a Feather
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Animation/Simulation
Visual Effects
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Experience Plus
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