Joseph Kasparian started working at Hybride in 1997 shortly after his training at the NAD Centre, and started out as 3D generalist on the film Peacekeeper. Over the next few years, he worked on productions such as The Faculty, Battlefield Earth and Art of War; and also collaborated on TV channel designs.

In 2000, Joseph decided to specialize in textures and lighting and has moved on to be Lead Textures & Lighting on blockbusters such as Sin City, 300, Predators and The Hunger Games. Since 2013, he has contributed to Hybride’s notoriety by acting as VFX Supervisor on superproductions such as Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Rogue One, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets and, more recently, Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Solo: A Star Wars Story.

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IN A GALAXY NEAR YOU – HYBRIDE ON STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI

Hybride skillfully crafted 248 visual effect shots for several different sequences for Director Rian Johnson’s The Last Jedi, which marked Hybride’s 3rd incursion into the Star Wars universe, and 14th collaboration with Industrial Light & Magic. Visual Effects Supervisor Joseph Kasparian discusses the studio’s most important contribution to the franchise thus far, and how Hybride’s […]