Sales and Marketing

Patricia "Rose" Duignan

Rose started her career in production at Industrial Light & Magic on the original Star Wars, released in 1977. After 20+ years at ILM moving up ladder from production coordinator to Production Supervisor, she started the first Marketing/Sales department at ILM and led that effort for another 10 years. She co authored the ILM Ballantine coffee table book entitled; ILM: Into the Digital Realm.

In addition, Rose has done sales and executive producing for Rhythm & Hues, Tippett Studio, Kerner Optical and now SpinVFX, based in Toronto, Canada.

Role with the VES
Rose has served multiple times in the LA Board of Directors for VES; most recently from 2016-2020. She is currently (2021) playing a very active role in developing and implementing the Mentorship Initiative through VES' Education Committee.