John Knoll

Executive Creative Director / Sr. VFX Supervisor

In 1986, John Knoll joined Industrial Light & Magic as a Technical Assistant and was soon promoted to Motion Control Camera Operator for Captain EO. After three years of operating, John was called upon to work on the groundbreaking digital effects for The Abyss, a film that saw the first use of Photoshop, an application which he had co-developed...

Roles at Industrial Light & Magic

  • Executive Creative Director / Sr. VFX Supervisor

    Current role

  • Chief Creative Officer & Visual Effects Supervisor

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