Jennifer McSpadden is a Virtual Production Supervisor at NantStudios. Her background centers around a concentration in Performance Capture and Virtual Production workflows. Upon completing her MFA at SCAD, she entered the industry via Giant / Profile Studios, where she was the on-set RealTime Operator for titles such as Thor: Ragnarok, Avengers: Infinity War, & Avengers: Endgame. She was involved in all aspects of performance capture, from surveying and building the capture volumes on live stages from scratch, to operating and providing Simulcam output on-the-day, to overseeing layout and final delivery of animation to a variety of vendors.
Jennifer was involved in the pre-vis and R&D labs for Marvel’s Black Panther & the 1st season of The Mandalorian, where she helped to develop the pipelines and workflows that made such projects possible. Much of her work experience has also revolved around training teams in performance capture methodologies, making her a strong proponent for accessible educational and developmental practices amongst students and professionals.
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