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Dean Lyon

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Dean Lyon is a Producer, Director, Visual Effects Supervisor and CEO, best known for his work on Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (Visual Effects Supervisor), Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (Visual Effects Supervisor), Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (Visual Effects Supervisor), Without a Paddle (Visual Effects Supervisor), Justice League: Alien Invasion (Visual Effects Supervisor / Editor). He has also worked on Independence Day (Compositor), The Long Kiss Goodnight (Senior Compositor), Armageddon (Digital Artist), Down Periscope (Compositor), and Jerry Maguire (Visual Effects Consultant). Dean is currently the CEO of Splinter Studios, a production and visual effects company. Visit them online

Dean has 25+ years experience in collaborating with cutting edge directors, studios, production companies, post-production facilities and technology developers throughout the world. He is passionate about the potential of technology to transform the art of visual story-telling.

Dean's career has included roles as Producer, Director, Visual Effects Supervisor and CEO, leading innovative work in diverse areas as motion pictures, music videos, commercials, interactive TV, theme park attractions and VFX/CGI.

Lyon has excelled in Visual Effects; including pioneering Computer Graphics for film and TV, stints at Boss Film Studio, Industrial Light and Magic (ILM), Computer Film Company (CFC) da Vinci Systems, and more recently creating several start-up company ventures.

In 2000, Dean journeyed to New Zealand and led the start-up of Oktobor – where he was instrumental in their growth and success for 5 years. Best-known for high-end television commercials, Oktobor made international news with their contribution to Peter Jackson's highly lauded "Lord of the Rings" Trilogy. Lyon received credits on all three films as a Visual Effects Supervisor.

Lyon was elected to the Visual Effects Society (VES) in Hollywood in 2004 for recognition of his work on the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy (VFX Supervisor, Oktobor), and VFX Supervisor roles on “Without a Paddle”, “Spooked” and “Bogeyman”

Dean Lyon will be appearing FRIDAY only! He will be taking part in panels for the Super Geek Film Festival. Please keep an eye on the events page of this website for more info.

He will be located at Booth # 535.

2:00 pm

Dean Lyon
Friday June 26, 2015 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm