VFX & Bidding Producer
Rising Sun Pictures

Ian Cope

Ian has over twenty years’ experience in producing, sales, marketing & production, and is currently a Senior VFX Producer at Rising Sun Pictures.

Since 2001, Ian has directly contributed to the design, management, execution and marketing of more than seventy feature films, TV and streaming series.

Ian has produced projects for RSP including The Lord of the Rings: The Rings Of Power, Andor, Thor: Love and Thunder, Cowboy Bebop, Black Widow, Gravity, xXx: The Return of Xander Cage, Pan, The Legend of Tarzan, Prometheus, and Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.

Beginning as an artist, Ian has had many client-facing roles within RSP in Production, Editorial and, Sales & Marketing.

Ian's journey in film began with a trip to Hollywood in the 80's, where as a young boy he was inspired by a behind-the-scenes tour of a movie Studio. He spent the next 10 years learning all he could about film and computer graphics, culminating in a Design (Visual Communication) degree at UTS, Sydney, where he produced a number of short animated films.

His professional career has included roles as an Animation & Video producer, Hardware & Application Specialist, IT professional, and a lecturer of tertiary students in Animation & Visual Effects.
Ian's many roles within RSP have included Producer, Bidding Producer, Onset Supervision, Compositor, Production Manager, Education Coordinator, Editor and Sales & Communications Manager.

Ian draws on his extensive experience to deliver world-class visual effects to clients around the globe. He is an active member of the Visual Effects Society where he is a member of the Membership Committee and has held the Chair Emeritus role for the Australian section..


Role with the VES
Membership CommitteeBoard (Australian Section)