Eric Hanson

    Associate Professor of the Practice of Cinematic Arts




    Eric Hanson is a visual effects designer specializing in the creation of digital environments. Having worked with leading visual effects houses such as Digital Domain, Sony Imageworks, Dream Quest Images, and Walt Disney Feature Animation, his work can be seen in “The Day After Tomorrow”, “Cast Away”, “Mission to Mars”, “Fantasia 2000”, and “The Fifth Element”, among others. He is currently a partner of xRez Studio, a practice engaged in leveraging emerging graphics technologies to disparate markets, including natural history, cultural heritage, and entertainment. Eric is a member of the VES, IVRPA, ACM, and attended the University of Texas at Austin. He wishes he could sleep more.