Kim Lavery is a thirty year veteran of the industry, with experience with both production and post-production sides of filmmaking and visual effects producing. She was a news videographer and then a Today Show news anchor with an NBC affiliate earlier in her career. She then worked for Universal Studios, in Studio Operations on film production and shifted to visual effects in 1995.
Since then, Lavery has been instrumental in building out specialized visual effects boutique studios as well as VFX Producing in the global market place with New Zealand. Her ongoing missions are mixing traditional art and technology and combining her passion with aviation. Her current involvements are with Aerial & AR/VR Cinematography.
Lavery was recently named a Fellow of the VES, as well as the recipient of the Founder’s Award.
Lavery has served as Co-Chair of the VES Awards since its inception in 2002 and has served on the Board of Directors for most of the last decade and is also currently serving on the VES Bay Area Section Board as Secretary.