Alex Hessler

Alex is a CG, VFX and XR supervisor and consultant. As a passionate creative contributor and technical problem solver, he is consistently placed at the hub of complex projects.

Alex got his start in VFX as a Technical Director at Framestore CFC in London. Here he worked on such movies as The Chronicles of Narnia and the Harry Potter series. He has since worked as a Lead Technical Director at Weta Digital on Avatar and later transitioned to feature animation as a senior look development artist at Pixar Animation Studios. There he developed environments and characters for movies such as Monster's University and Inside Out. He has since supervised a wide range of projects at Tippett Studio, including a VES Award nominated theme park ride. There, he worked with talented artists to create a wide range of films and interactive experiences.

Alex is now a part of Invisible Thread in Portland, consulting on a wide range of projects that range from artificial intelligence to augmented reality.