Justin Denton is a VFX supervisor, university professor, guest speaker, and director.
He has spent the past 12 years honing his craft working for some of the best in the business. Collaborating with directors like Peter Berg, Ridley Scott, DJ Caruso, Rupert Sanders, Rob Cohen, “Spaz” Williams, and McG has given Justin a unique capability for telling story with a genuine no nonsense approach and intensity. Justin was also instrumental in the development of a motion capture based virtual camera system which is used by many professional studios and universities today.
Currently, Justin is a VFX Supervisor at Legend and teaches Previs at Loyola Marymount University. He has worked for clients and companies including Universal, Lionsgate Films, Disney, Dreamworks Studios, Halon Entertainment, Pixomondo, A52, Method Studios, Midway Games, Moo Studios, and Engine Room VFX. He is also a member of the Visual Effects Society and a charter member of the Previs Society.
Justin has given lectures, presentations, or been a member of panels at SIGGRAPH 2009, Spark Animation Festival 2009, SIGGRAPH 2010, CASO, UCLA, The Academy, and SIGGRAPH 2011 where he was honored to be a speaker for Autodesk.
In 2001, Justin Denton earned a BFA from The School of The Art Institute of Chicago and studied abroad in Australia at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. Justin was born and raised in Houston, Texas.