Andrew Poole joined Industrial Light & Magic in 2014 as a Production Manager on Warcraft. His childhood passion for Star Wars is what drove him to a career in film and it has been his dream come true to work on various Star Wars projects during his years at ILM. Poole loves collaboration, problem-solving and the marriage of artistry and science that comes from working on challenging visual effects projects.
Born and raised in Vancouver, BC, Poole graduated from UBC with a Bachelor of Science in Integrated Sciences and is also a graduate of BCIT’s Film and Television Program. He started his film career in editorial, post-production and onset work, before he made the switch into visual effects production. While at ILM, Poole has worked on numerous films, including Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Ready Player One, and most recently Disney’s Jungle Cruise.