Nancy St. John has been in the visual effects business for more than 30 years. She has managed, produced, and executive produced at many visual effects and computer graphics facilities, including Mill Film, Industrial Light & Magic, Pacific Data Images, Robert Abel & Associates, Digital Productions, and Vertigo Computer Imagery. She has served as a visual effects consultant to Disney, DreamWorks, Fox, HBO, Paramount, Walden Media and Warner Bros., and renowned facilities such as Rhythm & Hues, Tippett Studios, and Pacific Title.
St. John was the production side visual effects producer for Academy Award winner Babe and for Academy Award winner Gladiator. She was also a visual effects producer for the Academy Award nominee I-Robot. Most recently, St. John completed work on Ender’s Game, where she worked on the Production side for both Odd Lot Entertainment and Lionsgate. Previously, she ran the Vancouver BC VFX division of Prime Focus and oversaw the completion of a number of VFX projects including Men in Black 3, Total Recall and Resident Evil, and was an in-house consultant to Relativity Media. Other previous projects include Charlotte’s Web, Life Aquatic, Evolution and James and the Giant Peach.
St. John is serving her third term on the VES Board of Directors.