Kerry Shea is Head of Studio for Technicolor Pre-Production Services. She also oversees the global Virtual Production team for MPC Film’s parent company Technicolor, which supports Virtual Production across all of Technicolor’s creative family of brands. As an industry veteran, over the last twenty years Shea has held executive positions at Method Studios, The Third Floor, Digital Domain, Jim Henson Company, DreamWorks Animation, and Sony Pictures Imageworks.
Credited on more than 60 feature films, including recent visual effect stunners The Jungle Book, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Shea has an extensive background in visual effects and post, as well as live action, animatronics, and creature effects.
She is passionate about the increasing role and influence that visual effects have on the production pipeline. From spearheading the creation of the digital studio and pipeline at Jim Henson Co. for Emmy Award-winning series, to building out a team of artists and engineers dedicated to pushing the boundaries of creative technology in support of Virtual Production at MPC Film, Shea believes the integration of production and visual effects has never been more important.