Jose Burgos

Jose Burgos

Associate Visual Effects Supervision

ILM: Vancouver

Jose Burgos joined Industrial Light & Magic as a Senior Technical Director in 2007 to work on Pirates of the Caribbean. Born in Medellin, Columbia, he started doing visual effects as a hobby, and soon after that moved to working professionally in different countries as a generalist on commercials and television. Jose has had the privilege of working at some of the most prestigious studios in the visual effects industry, including Framestore, MPC, Weta and ILM. He is a Gemini award winner for Best Visual Effects and has also been nominated for multiple awards including the Primetime Emmy and the Visual Effects Society (VES).

As a CG Supervisor at ILM, Jose works with the VFX Supervisor, as well as the leads and department heads, to define the creative and technical approaches for the show. He also works with production to manage the day-to-day running of the teams, focusing efforts to improve overall efficiency and throughput.