Julia Lou is a Virtual Production Supervisor at Lux Machina Consulting, focusing on creative workflows and pushing forward technology for virtual production. She graduated with Bachelor’s degrees in Computer Science and Radio/Television/Film at the University of Texas at Austin before completing a Master’s of Science in Computer Animation and Visual Effects at Bournemouth University, specializing in particle and fluid simulations.
Her years of experience working at studios such as Digital Domain, DNEG, and the Third Floor have built up a diverse background in research and development for visual effects and virtual production, in addition to on-set operations for film, TV, and commercials.
Julia’s recent credits include House of the Dragon: Season 1, Ready Player One, Avengers: Endgame, Greyhound, The Mandalorian: Season 2, and Shang-Chi and the Ten Rings, as well as leading development on the Third Floor’s Lumiere-award winning AR app, Cyclops.
She loves getting to dig into complex technical challenges and building new tools to blend physical and virtual spaces, and thrives on the fast paced world of virtual production!