Chief Technology Officer
As the Chief Technology Officer of Lucasfilm, Rob Bredow oversees all technology operations for Lucasfilm and Industrial Light & Magic. He is a strategic and visionary leader with a unique understanding of how technology and new media can empower filmmaking and storytelling, creating groundbreaking immersive experiences.
Bredow joined Industrial Light & Magic, a division of Lucasfilm, in 2014 as a Visual Effects Supervisor. In December 2014, he was named Vice President of New Media and Head of Lucasfilm’s Advanced Development Group. Bredow was instrumental in launching ILMxLAB in 2015, a new division that combines the talents of Lucasfilm, ILM, and Skywalker Sound to develop, create, and release story-based immersive entertainment.
Previously, Bredow was the CTO and Visual Effects Supervisor at Sony Pictures Imageworks. He has worked on films such as Independence Day, Godzilla, Stuart Little, Castaway, Surf's Up, Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs, and others.
Bredow is a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences (VFX Branch) and the AMPAS Scientific and Technical Council.