Ben Fox is currently the Head of Digital Production at the Morehead Planetarium at UNC Chapel Hill pushing the limits of Houdini to build immersive worlds. Before that, he was a Lead FX Technical Director at Framestore, New York. Notable past projects at Framestore include feature films SALT and The Smurfs as well as numerous high-profile commercial projects: GEICO, Benjamin Moore, Mercedes Benz, Snickers and HBO to name a few. Other notable projects include spearheading Unreal Engine VR experience builds for Game of Thrones, Interstellar, Ready Player One and the Lockheed Martin Field Trip to Mars.
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