Walt Jones is the Creative Director and Visual Effects Supervisor at Tau Films. He has over 20 years of experience in production and design and has contributed to over twenty feature films in the past decade alone, as well as numerous music videos, television and commercial projects. He was nominated for Visual Effects Society (VES) awards for Life of Pi (2013) and Movie Park Germany’s The Lost Temple (2015). Walt was part of the teams at Rhythm & Hues Studios that won Academy Awards for their work on The Golden Compass in 2008 and Life of Pi in 2013.
Walt has a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Puget Sound.
Sam Clark is the VFX Workflow Specialist at Netflix and was previously VFX Coordinator and CG Production Manager at Rhythm & Hues Studios. Sam has worked on a variety of Hollywood studio pipelines featuring proprietary and off-the-shelf tools for motion-picture and episodic-television projects. He was a member of the VFX post-production crew for the OSCAR®-winning motion picture, Life of Pi (2012).
Sam has a B.A. in Communication Studies/History of Science and Technology from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.
Ming Qiu is currently a Production Manager at Tau Films, and sometimes makes cameo appearances as a pipeline developer. She received her M.F.A. in Producing from The American Film Institute, Los Angeles (AFI) and has a B.S. in Machine Intelligence from Peking University, Beijing.
She believes in love stories, greedy algorithms, and Confucius.
Mandeep Singh is the Executive Producer & Head of International Production. He oversees all of the international aspects of production at Tau Films. He also managed production for Rhythm and Hues - Malaysia.
Mandeep began his career as an independent producer of commercial content in India. He then shifted his attention to feature VFX and animation, joining Rhythm and Hues and providing production management for over 15 films including the Academy Award winner The Golden Compass. He also established a VFX and animation facility in the Malaysian Multi-Media Super Corridor (MSC), and oversaw all production.