An Evening With…Avatar’s Kim Sinclair 24 Jan

On Tuesday 24th January at 5.30pm we welcome Oscar and BAFTA-award-winning Avatar Art Director Kim Sinclair, for our latest “An Evening With…” event.

Kim Sinclair was the Lead Art Director of ‘Avatar’ (2009), for which he won an Oscar for “Best Achievement in Art Direction” as well as a Bafta for “Best Production Design”.

The event will be held at Escape Studios in rooms 1.11 / 1.12 on Tuesday the 24th of January at 5:30pm.

Kim will give us a talk about his work on the first Avatar followed by a Q&A in which our students can ask questions about his life, work and career.

Kim started his career as a Set Designer in 1982.  Since then, he has art directed movies for many Hollywood directors including Steven Spielberg, George Lucas, Bob Zemeckis, James Cameron, Zack Snyder and Peter Jackson.
Kim Sinclair
Kim has art directed many large feature films, including: The Meg, Pete’s Dragon, Man of Steel, The Legend of Zorro, The Last Samurai, Beyond Borders, Castaway, Vertical Limit and Willow.  Kim has also worked as a VFX Art Director on films including The Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, and The Hobbit: the Battle of the Five Armies.

Free for Our Students
This event is of special interest to any of our students looking to find out what art directors do, and how to get started as an art director.  As always, the event is free for all our currently enrolled Escape Studios’ students and also Escapees – and there will be free drinks!
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