Production Work

Andy Lomas is currently based in London, working on developing his art practice as well as a Teaching Fellow at UCL The Bartlett School of Architecture and as a Visiting Research Fellow in the computing department at Goldsmiths, University of London.

From 2010 to 2015 he was the Product Manager for Katana at The Foundry, Europe's leading company developing software for visual effects and animation, with clients including Pixar, ILM, MPC, DreamWorks Animation and Double Negative.

Prior to joining The Foundry he was Head of Computer Graphics at Framestore, where he was in charge of software development and helping the company transition to ways of working appropriate for a large visual effects and animation studio. He was also directly involved on a number of productions including Avatar and The Tale of Despereaux.

In April 2006 he returned to London after nearly five years working in California at DreamWorks Animation and ESC Entertainment.

At ESC, the company set up by Warner Bros and the Wachowskis to produce the key digital effects for the Matrix sequels, he was Head of Computer Graphics. As well a heading up the department and acting as a the CG Supervisor for the unit working on inside the Matrix sequences for 'Matrix: Revolutions', he did most of the development work for the digital rain system that was principally used for the final fight between Smith and Neo.

Before leaving to live in the US, he was Head of 3D Animation at Framestore, winning Emmy awards for supervising the computer generated effects on 'Alice in Wonderland' and 'The Odyssey' as well as working on numerous other projects including 'Walking with Dinosaurs', 'Dinotopia', 'Lost in Space', 'Fairytale (A True Story)', 'Arabian Nights' and 'Jason and the Argonauts'.

Going back even further he did most of the 3D animation for 'The Day Today', including the manically crazy title sequence...

CG Supervisor

The Tale of Despereaux
Head of CG

Over the Hedge
Head of Character Effects

Matrix: Revolutions
CG Supervisor: Matrix Unit

Matrix: Reloaded
Colour and Lighting: Matrix Unit

Chrysler: Golden Gate
Senior Technical Director
Winner: 2000 London Effects & Animation Festival Best Commercial
Winner: 2001 ITS Monitor Award for Visual Effects

Walking with Dinosaurs
Senior Technical Advisor & Software Developer
Winner: 2000 Emmys for Outstanding Visual Effects and Best Animated Programme
Winner: 2000 ITS Monitor Awards for Best Visual Effects, Best 3D Animation and Best Achievement
Winner: 2000 Royal Television Society Award for Design and Craft Innovation

Jason and the Argonauts
CGI Supervisor
Nominated: 2000 Emmy for Outstanding Visual Effects

Arabian Nights
CGI Supervisor & Senior Technical Director
Winner: 2000 ITS Monitor Award for Best Visual Effects

Alice in Wonderland
CGI Supervisor
Winner: 1999 Emmy for Outstanding Visual Effects
Winner: 2000 Royal Television Society Award for Visual Effects
Winner: 2000 ITS Monitor Awards for Best Visual Effects, Best 3D Animation and Best Achievement

Lost in Space
Supervising Animator

Budweiser: Thirsty World
Senior Technical Animator
Winner: 1997 ITS Monitor Awards for Computer Graphics in a National Commercial

The Odyssey
CGI Supervisor
Winner: 1997 Emmy for Outstanding Visual Effects in a Mini Series or Special

Fairytale: A True Story
Senior 3D Animator & CGI Supervisor

James Bond Title Sequence
Goldeneye & Tomorrow Never Dies

Senior Animator

Sure Microspray: Body Builder
Senior Animator & Technical Director
Finalist: 1996 BTA Craft Awards

COI: Flying Start
Senior Animator & Technical Director

West Lights: Tunnel
Freelance Animator
Winner: 1994 London Effects and Animation Festival Award for Best Commercial

Bimo: Splash
Freelance Animator

The Day Today
CGI Animator
Winner: 1995 BAFTA for Best TV Graphics

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