Dennis Muren is a Consulting Creative Director of Industrial Light & Magic. A recipient of eight Oscars® for Best Achievement in Visual Effects and a Technical Achievement Academy Award®, Muren is actively involved in the evolution of the company, as well as the design and development of new techniques and equipment. In June 1999, Muren became the first visual effects artist to be honored with a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In February 2007, he was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Visual Effects Society.
As Consulting Creative Director of Industrial Light & Magic, Muren is a key member of the company’s leadership team and collaborates with ILM’s supervisors on various projects.