John Knoll, who STAR WARS fans will recognize as the visual effects supervisor of the Prequel Trilogy, has been promoted to Chief Creative Officer for ILM, while Lynwen Brennan remains president of ILM.
“In John I see a keen eye and an incredible mind for creative problem solving and that’s what visual effects are all about,” said Lucasfilm president, Kathleen Kennedy. “Lynwen continues to successfully navigate the business through these challenging times and I’m confident that with her business acumen and John’s experience and passion for combining creative art with technology, the company will continue to perform at the highest levels.”
You can check out the full press release at StarWars.com. And congrats, John!
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