LOS ANGELES — Ingenuity Studios (www.ingenuitystudios.com), one of Streamland Media’s VFX divisions, has appointed David Sewell VFX supervisor at the company’s London office. He will be responsible for supervising all client projects, as well as supporting business development efforts in the United Kingdom.
Sewell brings more than 25 years of experience in the industry. He is an award-winning visual effects authority who honed his skills working on blockbusters such as the Harry Potter franchise, World War Z, Charlie and The Chocolate Factory and the James Bond franchise. Sewell also worked on Chernobyl and The Wheel of Time, and supervised the VFX for director Michael Mann’s upcoming film Ferrari, which is set for release later this year.
“We’re excited to bring David on board through our London office,” states said David Lebensfeld, president and VFX supervisor at Ingenuity Studios. “He’s a tremendous talent, with strong leadership skills and an impressive body of work.”
Grant Miller, executive VFX supervisor, adds, “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, he 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.