VFX & Bidding Producer
Rising Sun Pictures

Ian Cope

Ian Cope is a Producer at Rising Sun Pictures, encompassing Visual Effects, Content & Communications.  He has contributed to the design & execution of visual effects on feature films such as Gravity, Prometheus, the Harry Potter series, Green Lantern, and Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.
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 Compositor, Production Manager, Education Coordinator, Editor and Sales & Communications Manager.
Ian draws on his extensive experience to manage a team of artists and technicians to deliver world-class visual effects to clients around the world. He is also an active member and board member of the Visual Effects Society (VES).

Role with the VES

Membership Committee

Board (Australian Section)