Sue Lyster


As Executive in Charge, of Industrial Light & Magic’s London studio, Sue Lyster is responsible for the day-to-day management of the studio and oversees all aspects of production. As a founding member of the studio’s leadership team, Sue has played a key role in managing its growth and has overseen the London studio’s continuing expansion as well as ILM’s expansion to India.

Prior to joining ILM, Sue served as Head of Production at London-based Framestore where she held a variety of roles. In her nine-year tenure with the company, Sue rose rapidly through the ranks, starting as a CG Manager in 2004 and arriving in 2013 as Head of Production.

Earlier in her career, Sue was a Senior Producer in the commercials division of Hibbert Ralph Animation, one of the UK’s top animation production studios. She also served as a Producer at Richard Purdum Productions.

Sue holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Economic History from the University of Warwick.