Lianne Forbes

Lianne Forbes

Senior Lecturer and Course Leader in BSc Visual Effects


Lianne is a Senior Lecturer with 14 years of high-end VFX film industry experience. Her focus is on forging strong links between the University and industry. She plans to develop student awareness of industry practices and produce more opportunities for them to engage with industry professionals.

Lianne has worked on a long list of Hollywood movies including, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Star Trek Into the Darkness, Hugo, Bladerunner 2049, Beauty and the Beast (2017), King Arthur (2017), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Half-blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 and Game of Thrones. Further titles can be found on her IMDb profile.

Her VFX career has spanned over 5 countries, working with award-winning companies such as Framestore, Animal Logic, Pixomondo, and Rising Sun Pictures.

Lianne was part of the Oscar winning teams for both Hugo (Pixomondo) and Bladerunner 2049 (Framestore) as well as the Emmy award winning teams for Game of Thrones Seasons 2 and 3 (Pixomondo).

A recent industry stint involved her working in partnership with Framestore and Anibrain to help train artists in Pune, India.

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