Luma Pictures, an independent creative studio with offices in Los Angeles and Melbourne, has added Shauna Bryan to its visual effects team. She will lead client acquisitions and develop and oversee production strategy as a senior leader of business development and executive producer of VFX.
A 25-year industry veteran with diverse accomplishments, Bryan has led large visual effects operations in the U.K. and Canada. Prior to joining Luma Pictures, Bryan served as VP of new business and production executive for Sony Pictures Imageworks, as well as VP of Method Studios, Vancouver. At the forefront of the visual effects industry in Western Canada, Bryan was one of Vancouver’s first to produce visual effects on high caliber, internationally recognized feature films including The Da Vinci Code, Blades of Glory and Angels & Demons. Bryan’s recent credits include Spider-Man: Homecoming, Kingsman: The Golden Circle, The MEG, Suicide Squad and The Maze Runner.
Prior to moving into visual effects, Bryan worked for over a decade in physical production as well as in film development. She studied film at the University of British Columbia and graduated with honors from the Vancouver Film School.
Bryan takes an interest in contributing to the film community and is involved in promoting the art and science of visual effects as a member of the executive board of Emily Carr University of Art and Design, and as a section chair for the Visual Effects Society.