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Guillermo Quesada


Guillermo Quesada is a graduate of NYFA’s Master of Fine Art in Game Design. He recently worked on worked on Visual Effects Society Award Winner The Lion King (2019) and currently works as a VR/AR Developer for the visual development company Magnopus. The company pioneered a virtual reality system that allowed director Jon Favreau (Iron Man, The Lion King) and director of photography Caleb Deschanel (The Passion of the Christ) shoot a film using extensive computer imagery in a physical three dimensional space. This system helped The Lion King earn an Oscar nomination for Best Visual Effects as well dominate the 2020 Visual Effects Society awards.

Program Studied at NYFA: Game Design
Program Type: MFA in Game Design
Year Attended/Graduated: 2017
Location: Los Angeles
Credits: The Lion King (2019)



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