Iain McCaig is an award-winning illustrator and one of the film industry’s leading conceptual designers. He has worked for Lucasfilm as one of the principal designers on Star Wars Episode One: The Phantom Menace, Star Wars Episode Two: Attack of the Clones, and Star Wars Episode Three: Revenge of the Sith, where he created the landmark designs for Queen Amidala and Darth Maul. More recently, he's been working on Star Wars Episode VII for Disney. His other film credits include James Cameron's Terminator II, Steven Spielberg's Hook, Francis Ford Coppola's Dracula, Neil Jordan’s Interview With the Vampire, Sony/Revolution/Universal’s Peter Pan, and Warner Brothers’ Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. He was Co-Producer and Concept Design Director on Ascendant Pictures’ science-fiction epic Outlander. He has illustrated many books, taught art and design, and had his work collected in a sumptuous art book: Shadowline(Insight Editions, 2008). Iain was born in California, grew up primarily in Canada, studied at the Glasgow School of Art in Scotland, and now lives in Vancouver, British Columbia. For more information visit his website.
|Iain, Howard and Rex.|
H: Hi, Iain, and welcome. I’d like to start this Around the Table discussion by talking about the value of looking at things 'the other way round.’ When we were chatting in the pub last night, you mentioned that you’d done a workshop on clowning with Nola Rae.
|Casket of Souls.|
|John Carter - Caught!|
|Hatter and Hare.|