J. Lee Williams

J. Lee Williams

An award-winning VFX + animation director who has had many alter egos over his years in production: illustrator, animator, VFX supervisor, commercial + film director and most recently immersive experience designer. He is a co-founder of 1188 Films, one of Canada’s top commercial production companies that marries, film, visual effects, animation and design into compelling multi-platform experiences for brands and artists. He directed the award-winning Body/Mind/Change: a CFC Media Lab and Tiff co-production, with creative direction by Lance Weiler and starring David Cronenberg.

 

His latest company, Occupied VR, is a presence company with a strong focus working in VR, AR and holographic telecommunications. Although a young company, Occupied has already developed immersive experiences for such brands as: Nike, Intel, Mad Decent, Sony, NBC Universal Media, David Cronenberg and VICE.