International Conference on Animation,
Effects, VR, Games and Transmedia
April 24 - 27, Stuttgart, Germany

Shawn Walsh, Visual Effects Executive Producer and General Manager, Image Engine

Shawn Walsh is Visual Effects Executive Producer and General Manager of Vancouver-based VFX studio Image Engine. 

Shawn plays an instrumental role in leading new business opportunities in feature film, developing new production methodologies, and managing the global marketing of Image Engine. He plays a crucial role in securing projects from a diverse range of clientele, including 20th Century Fox Film Corp., Marvel Entertainment, Warner Bros. Pictures, Lionsgate Entertainment and Media Rights Capital.

Originating as a 3D character animator in 1996, Shawn joined Image Engine in 2005 and has since built up an impressive roster of credits. These include District 9, Elysium, Jurassic World, The Revenant, Independence Day: Resurgence, Final Fantasy XV: Kingsglaive and Power Rangers.

Shawn sits on the Board of Directors for DigiBC.

FMX is funded by the Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts and the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Housing of the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg, the City of Stuttgart and the MFG Film Funding, taking place in cooperation with VES Visual Effects Society, ACM SIGGRAPH and the World Building Institute, supported by Animation Media Cluster Region Stuttgart (AMCRS), AMD, AutodeskBackstage, Epic Games and Mackevision. FMX is an event by the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg, organized by the Animationsinstitut, hosting the Animation Production Day (APD), a joint venture with the Festival of Animated Film Stuttgart (ITFS).