Aaron McBride : ILM Senior Art Director

UnknownAfter joining the ILM Art Department in 1998, Aaron McBride worked as a concept artist and designer on A.I. Artificial Intelligence and Minority Report.  Since then he has served as designer and art director on The Avengers, Iron Man 1 & 2, Rango, Revenge of the Sith, and the Pirates of the Caribbean films; the second installment of which, Dead Man’s Chest, won an Academy Award for best visual effects in 2006. Aaron’s concept design work has been widely recognized by directors like Steven Spielberg, Gore Verbinski, George Lucas and Joss Whedon as well as Oscar-winning Visual Effects Supervisors Dennis Muren, John Knoll and Scott Farrar. His work has been chronicled in various “Art of” books including: Pirates of the Caribbean, Iron Man, The Avengers and many more.

Additionally, McBride’s work was exhibited at the Society of Illustrators museum in New York City and has been profiled on Extra, The Big Idea with Donnie Deutsch, MTV, and in The New York Times He wrote and illustrated the graphic novel Old Wounds for Lucasfilm Publishing and Dark Horse Comics and has illustrated covers for many Star Wars publications including: Star Wars Insider Magazine and The Del Rey Novel Lords of the Sith.

Recently he finished work as ILM Visual Effects Art Director for Jurassic World and is currently working on upcoming Lucasfilm projects.

McBride received a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Film from Rhode Island School of Design in 1996 and currently resides in SanFrancisco.

Aaron McBride is the Creator, writer and Illustrator of the ongoing graphic novel Tóraidhe. Which you can see more of here:

Official Website : http://www.aaronmcbridestudio.com/

ILM CREDITS

Feature Films
2015 JURASSIC WORLD – ILM Visual Effects Art Director
2014 TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES – ILM Senior Visual Effects Art Director
2014 NOAH – Visual Effects Art Director
2012 BATTLESHIP – Visual Effects Art Director
2012 THE AVENGERS –  Art Director
2011 PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES – Art Director
2011 TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE MOON – Concept Artist
2011 RANGO – Art Director
2010 IRON MAN 2 – Visual Effects Art Director
2008 HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF BLOOD PRINCE – Visual Effects Art Director
2008 IRON MAN – Visual Effects Art Director
2007 PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: AT WORLD’S END – Visual Effects Art Director
2006 PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MAN’S CHEST  – Visual Effects Art Director
2005 STAR WARS: EPISODE III “Revenge of the Sith”– Visual Effects Art Director
2003 PETER PAN – Concept Artist
2003 PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: CURSE OF THE BLACK PEARL – Visual Effects Art Director
2003 THE HULK – Concept Artist
2002 MINORITY REPORT – Concept Artist
2002 MEN IN BLACK 2 – Concept Artist
2002 STAR WARS: EPISODE II “Attack of the Clones” – Concept Artist
2001 A.I. ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE – Concept/Storyboard Artist
1999 STAR WARS: EPISODE I “The Phantom Menace” – Matte Painting Artist

Commercials
2001 GATORADE “Lions and Colts and Bears”  – Storyboard Artist
1999 DODGE  “Molecule” – Assistant Storyboard Artist

Aaron McBride will be one of Our 14 speakers at IAMAG.CO Master Classes 16 in Paris

You can get your Video Ticket or Seat here

You can get your Video Ticket or Seat here

You can get your Video Ticket or Seat here