Jason Galeon is a Lead Lighting Technical Director at Weta Digital, and has previously held similar roles at Framestore and Sony Pictures Imageworks when he lived in the US and UK. Born in New York, Jason studied Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania and Rice University, where he learned practical model-making and lighting. These skills, along with practical construction knowledge, turned out to be perfectly suited for VFX.
He first made the journey across the Pacific in 2009, joining Weta with an already impressive filmography under his belt. Jason has previously worked on films such as Ice Age, Matrix: Revolutions, Fantastic Four, I Am Legend, The Dark Knight, and The Chronicles of Narnia. His more recent projects with Weta Digital include: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, The Avengers, Avatar, The Avengers, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, and of course, The Hobbit.