Brett Leonard

Studio Lightship, Virtuosity

Brett Leonard

Studio Lightship, Virtuosity

Biography

For over 25 years, Brett Leonard has been at the forefront of the digital media revolution – whether it be as Director/Writer of the groundbreaking cult-classic film Lawnmower Man, which introduced the concept of Virtual Reality to popular culture – or being the first to pioneer modern stereoscopic techniques and photo-realistic CGI in his hit IMAX 3D film “T-Rex” – or introducing American audiences to Russell Crowe and many other talents both in front of and behind the camera – Brett’s work as a visionary Director/Producer/Futurist has always pushed the edge of innovation in the entertainment industry, and continues to do so with a project slate at his production company Global Human Entertainment. Brett is also CCO of Virtuosity, a next-generation VR/AR studio he co-founded with legendary digital-effects executive Scott Ross (who ran ILM/LucasFilm and co-founded Digital Domain with James Cameron) – Virtuosity is focused on defining a platform for truly interactive narrative entertainment for the emerging mediums of Virtual and Augmented Reality.