VISUAL EFFECTS SUPERVISOR
Since joining Image Engine in 2009, Jesper has played a crucial role in some of the company’s largest and most challenging projects to date. Bringing over 15 years of expertise in visual effects and an impressive roster of feature film credits, Jesper also bears the distinction of being the first Image Engine employee to have his name appear on the title card of a feature film, as the production Visual Effects Supervisor for
Jesper started his career at Bild för Bild in Sweden and the Moving Picture Company in the UK, and went on to become a member of the primary team responsible for setting up Double Negative Visual Effects in the UK. He remained on board for the next 10 years, taking on a variety of roles including On-set Supervisor and Visual Effects Supervisor, and accumulated credits including The Da Vinci Code; Enemy at the Gates; The Chronicles of Riddick and 10,000 BC.
Jesper’s strengths in client relations, creative direction and managing large teams have been crucial to films including District 9 and The Losers, and he has recently overseen the output of around 550 shots on The Thing.
He is committed to passing on his experience to the next generation of visual effects students, and his contributions have included a Master Class in Digital Matte Painting for MA students at Bournemouth University, UK, alongside presentations at many other festivals and schools.
Jesper is currently supervising Image Engine's work on the forthcoming R.I.P.D. (Universal Pictures, 2013).
Click here to read Jesper's interview on The Thing with Art of VFX.
Click here to watch Jesper's interview on The Thing - FX Guide TV #123