STEM @ Kent Digital Media

March 2, 2020

Sibson Lecture Theatre 1

Sibson Building

University of Kent



The 4th lecture in the [email protected] series, “From ‘The Crown’ to ‘The Lion King’ – the importance of Visual Effects in Modern Film and TV” will be delivered by Dominik Platen, Lead 2D Artist at One of Us and Kent alumnus (Digital Visual Effects, 2013).

It will take place on Monday 2 March from 6 – 7 pm in the Jennison Lecture TheatreSchool of Engineering and Digital Arts, University of Kent, Canterbury campus and will cover:

  • Introduction: Dominik’s study and career path
  • What is VFX? Obvious use of CGI vs. invisible effects/set-extensions
  • Examples/breakdowns: Talking about both types of VFX using the examples of The Crown (Invisible, set-extension type work), and “The Lion King” (Photorealistic, fully-CG)
  • The current state and future of the VFX industry in the UK

Members of our team attending

Janine Coomber
Knowledge Exchange Project Manager
Adam Blackwood
Knowledge Exchange Fellow - Digital Creative