Head Of New Technology, The Foundry

Jack Greasley is The Foundry's head of new technology and the original developer of MARI, a high-resolution 3D texture painting system used in movies, games and VR.

After graduating from Bristol University in the UK, Jack worked in high-end graphics and visual effects for companies such as Framestore and Weta Digital, contributing to movies like Harry Potter and Avatar.

In 2016 Jack and his team were awarded a Scientific and Technical Achievement Academy Award for the development of MARI.

At The Foundry, Jack and his team continue to research and develop cutting-edge graphics tools and techniques, and are currently focused on toolchains for large-scale VR and AR production.

Speaker years: 
2016