Jonathan P. Luskin


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  • Industrial Light & Magic, Senior Technical Director

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  • SIGGRAPH 1991

    Jonathan Luskin is currently enrolled in the character animation program at the California Institute of the Arts, where he has traded his computer for a box of blue pencils and a ream of punched paper.

    Prior to attending CalArts, Jonathan worked as a senior technical director at  Industrial Light & Magic. There he worked on a number of motion picture projects including Star Trek IV, Willow, The Abyss, The Hunt For Red October, and Back to the Future II as well as the Body Wars simulator ride at Disney’s Epcot Center. In addition, he has worked on a number of television projects including Star Trek: The Next Generation, and commercials for BP America and M&M Mars.

    Jonathan gained additional experience in computer graphics and animation as a founding member of Flying Moose Systems and Graphics, Ltd. (now Ithaca Software) and as a member of the computer animation department at R/Greenberg Associates. He graduated from Cornell University with degrees in Political Science and Electrical Engineering.

    SIGGRAPH 1990

    Jonathan is a Senior Technical Director at Industrial Light and Magic. He has worked on a number of motion picture projects including Star Trek IV, Willow, The Abyss, Back to the Future II and The Hunt For Red October. He has also worked on a pilot for Star Trek; The Next Generation and on the Body Wars simulator ride at Disney’s Epcot Center. Most recently, he has been working on commercial projects. Jonathan graduated from Cornell University with a B.A. in Political Science and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering.  

     


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