Allan McKay

Meet our Speakers : Allan Mckay

cropAllan_forWebAllan McKay is an award winning Visual Effects Supervisor and Technical Director in Hollywood with over 20 years experience having worked for many leading studios – including ILM,  Blur Studio, Psyop, Frantic Films, Pixomondo and Ubisoft, amongst others. Allan has contributed to over 30 Films and Games including Star Trek Into Darkness, Flight, Superman Returns, 2012, The Last Airbender, Daybreakers, Transformers 3 and Beautiful Creatures as well as Halo and Bioshock. More recent projects include the feature length cinematics for Halo 10th anniversary, Denzel Washington’s movie the Equalizer, as well as vfx supervisor on Destiny.

Allan works closely with Autodesk presenting and contributing to their Media and Entertainment products Maya and 3D Studio Max. He also specializes in dynamics, fluid simulations (water, fire, smoke), digital demolition and complex particle simulations. He has courses running with Digital Tutors, CG Society, Gnomon and FXPHD as well as recently launching his own course series Technical Director Transformation.

Allan was presented the Max Master award by Autodesk in 2007 and has earned, or been nominated for other awards including an Oscar and an Emmy to name a few. In addition to holding over 100 workshops and master classes at events all over the world Allan has delivered keynotes, workshops and lectures to combined audiences of over 20,000 people. You can find out more about Allan by tuning in to his podcast The Allan McKay Podcast, which focuses on interviewing many of the leaders in the vfx industry from studios such as Weta, Pixar and ILM as well as practical how to episodes on furthering your career. You can find The Allan McKay podcast is typically ranked #5 on iTunes.

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2014 Halo: The Master Chief Collection (Video Game) (senior fx technical director)
2014 The Equalizer (fx animation and simulation lead)
2014 Destiny (Video Game) (vfx supervisor)
2013 Metallica Through the Never (visual effects)
2013 Star Trek Into Darkness (visual effects )
2013 Beautiful Creatures (fx artist: Pixomondo )
2012/I Flight (digital artist: Atomic Fiction)
2012 Looper (digital artist: Atomic Fiction)
2012 Dracula (visual effects)
2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon (lead effects )
2011 Priest (lead vfx)
2010 The Last Airbender (visual effects)
2009/I 2012 (fx artist: Pixomondo)
2009 Daybreakers (senior technical director)
2009 Prototype (Video Game) (visual fx)
2008/IV Asylum (visual effects technical director)
2007 BioShock (Video Game) (visual effects)
2006 Idlewild (visual effects)
2006 Superman Returns (technical director)
2005 The Big Empty (Short) (3D artist: Frantic Films)
2005 Son of the Mask (digital effects artist: Digital Dimension)
2005 Super Bowl XXXIX (TV Movie) (visual effects)
2004 Blade: Trinity (digital artist: Discreet 3DS MAX, Digital Dimension)
2004 In the Rough (Short) (visual effects)
2004 A Cinderella Story (technical director)
2004 Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (visual effects animator )
2003 Paycheck (visual effects animator )
2003 George of the Jungle 2 (Video) (technical director)
2003 Inspector Gadget 2 (Video) (technical director)
2002 Péril sur Sydney (TV Movie) (technical director)

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

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