Sheena Duggal is an acclaimed visual effects supervisor, director and artist whose work has shaped numerous studio tent-pole and Academy Award nominated productions. She is known for her design skills, creative direction and visual effects supervision on blockbuster films such as CONTACT, SPIDERMAN 3 and THE HUNGER GAMES. Most recently, Sheena worked with Marvel Studios as VFX Supervisor for IRON MAN 3’s China unit; “one shot” project AGENT CARTER, (for which she also designed the title sequence) and THOR 2, where she acted as the VFX supervisor for the additional photography. She is currently directing a product commercial for Codex Digital.
Already an accomplished compositor, (she began in 1985 working on early generation paint software), Duggal was a pioneer Flame artist working on the worlds first Flame feature production in 1992. Soon after, she was hired by Industrial Light & Magic as a supervising lead Flame artist on a number of high profile projects (MISSION IMPOSSIBLE, CONGO and INDIAN IN THE CUPBOARD). In 1996, at the invitation of Ken Ralston, Duggal left ILM to join Sony Pictures Imageworks as Creative Director of High-Speed Compositing. Sheena soon began to take on additional responsibilities of Visual Effects Supervisor. She was production side VFX supervisor for multiple directors during this time including, Jane Anderson (THE PRIZE WINNER OF DEFIANCE, OHIO), Peter Segal (50 FIRST DATES and ANGER MANAGEMENT), and Ridley Scott (BODY OF LIES and MATCHSTICK MEN).
Duggal is a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. She holds a BA (hons) in graphic design specializing in animation and lens media and is a published photographer currently working on behalf of the UK water charity, “Pump Aid.”