Beyond the Spot: Ryan Urban

Beyond the Spot: Ryan Urban

In the latest installment of BEYOND THE SPOT, we hear from Ryan Urban, Visual Effects Supervisor at The Mill.

Urban has worked on a diverse set of projects including the Netflix Original Series SENSE8, THE PRETTY ONE as visual effects supervisor, JUPITER ASCENDING as the visual effects compositing supervisor and SINGULARITY as the compositing sequence lead.

His full IMDB page is here.

Working in visual effects changes your perspective on the real world in unique ways, Urban notes. Sometimes he'll see someone with a piece of fuzz on their shirt and think, "we could take that off and it would look nice and clean."

Watch the full interview below.

Melissa Thornley is a creative alchemist. She develops brands and people in the creative industries. Her current clients include Accomplice Media, HUM Music and STORY. Being an active board member of both The Midwest Independent Film Festival and AICP Midwest allows her to fan the flames of Chicago’s ad and film industry. Melissa can be reached at You can also watch other interviews with Melissa at our Beyond the Spot page here.