Ingenuity Studios, one of Streamland Media’s VFX divisions, has appointed David Sewell as VFX supervisor in the studio’s  London office.

Reporting to Grant Miller, Partner and VFX supervisor, Sewell is responsible for supervising all client projects as well as supporting business development efforts in the United Kingdom.

With more than 25 years of experience in the industry, Sewell has worked on blockbusters including the Harry Potter franchise, World War Z, Charlie and The Chocolate Factory, and the James Bond franchise along with Chernobyl, and The Wheel of Time. He also supervised the VFX for Director Michael Mann’s upcoming film Ferrari which is set to launch later this year.

“We’re excited to bring David on board through our London office. He’s a tremendous talent, with strong leadership skills, and an impressive body of work,” said David Lebensfeld, president and VFX supervisor at Ingenuity Studios.

Grant Miller, executive VFX supervisor, said “David’s ample industry experience gives him the insight to provide novel approaches to client hurdles, achieving high-quality results via production-friendly solutions. Our global VFX team is looking forward to working under his expert supervision on upcoming projects.”

Sewell has worked on a long list of shows that have been awarded Academy Awards, Emmy Awards, BAFTA Awards, and Visual Effects Society (VES) Awards. In 2009, he won an Emmy for Best Visual Effects, and in 2015, Sewell was nominated for a BAFTA. Then, he received an RTS nomination in 2019 and a BAFTA nomination in 2021. He is a member of the VES, and has spoken at the Cambridge Film Festival.

Jon Creamer

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