Gary Roberts

Virtual Production Supervisor

Gary Roberts is a 21 year veteran of the Motion Capture and Virtual Production industry.  He has supervised hundreds of productions spanning feature film, games, commercials, music videos, TV episodes and more.  Among his credits are “Jack the Giant Slayer,” “The Amazing Spider Man,” “Ender’s Game,” “Iron Man 3,” “A Christmas Carol,” “Monster House,” “TRON: Legacy,” “Uncharted,” “inFamous Second Son,” “Medal of Honor: Warfighter,” ‘Virtual’ Tupac and spots for Miller Light, Target, Halo 2, Gears of War, Mad Max and Destiny.  Gary started his career by selling his first video game at age 14, which led him to join Electronic Arts (EA) in 1990 as a developer and animator.  There he convinced EA to purchase two Motion Capture systems for one of the earliest uses of the technology in the games industry.  He pioneered one of the first applications of facial capture and animation in a film for “Lost in Space.”  Gary co-founded Performance Captures Studios in Los Angeles, held the role of Executive Development Manager at Vicon, where he was the architect and developer the MX System, he then held the roll of President of House of Moves and the Feature Unit.  Prior to joining Digital Domain in 2010 Gary directly supervised virtual production for Robert Zemeckis. Throughout his career he has been at the forefront of performance capture and developing innovative technology.