A 24-year veteran of Lucasfilm and Industrial Light & Magic, Janet Lewin is currently serving as Lucasfilm’s Vice President of Visual Effects.
In her current role, as a member of the Physical Production team, Janet oversees all visual effects (VFX) work across the Lucasfilm franchise, encompassing feature films, theme park rides, marketing projects, commercials and long-form content. In addition, she is credited as overall VFX Producer on all of the films in the franchise, including Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Solo: A Star Wars Story. In this capacity, she collaborates closely with the filmmakers and VFX team on strategy, schedule and budget throughout the course of production.
Before joining Lucasfilm, Janet worked across a wide range of production and executive roles at ILM, ultimately serving as Head of Production before joining Lucasfilm in 2015. Some of her ILM producing credits include Star Trek: Into Darkness, Rango, Super 8, Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, The Hulk and Spiderwick Chronicles, among many others. Her vast experience at ILM, the birth place of Star Wars visual effects and pioneer of the VFX industry, has positioned her well to oversee VFX across the world’s most beloved franchise.