Nicola Lavender is a CG Supervisor at Sony Pictures Imageworks with over 17 years of experience working on live-action and animated features. She is currently supervising the lighting team on the upcoming animated feature SMALLFOOT, for Warner Animation Group.
Previously, Lavender served as look development team lead before being promoted to CG supervisor on THE ANGRY BIRDS MOVIE.
Lavender joined Imageworks in 2005 and has worked on numerous projects including the Academy Award®-nominated SURF’S UP and ALICE IN WONDERLAND, I AM LEGEND, CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS, HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA and EDGE OF TOMORROW.
Prior to Imageworks, Lavender served as a technical director at Framestore on the features UNDERWORLD, HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN and HARRY POTTER AND THE GOLBET OF FIRE.
Lavender is a graduate of Bournemouth University with a degree in computer animation and visualization.
Name your three favorite movies:
GODFATHER, THE GOONIES and TITANIC
What is your proudest achievement while working at Imageworks?
Supervising an amazing lookdev and textures team on SMALLFOOT.
What inspired you to become involved in making movies?
The chance to combine my artistic and technical skills to bring a little magic into people’s lives.