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Fon Davis


Visual Effects / Model Maker
Fonco
Los Angeles, CA USA

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Biography:
In his two decade career, Fon Davis has worked on over 30 feature films. As a alumnus of the Industrial Light and Magic Model Shop, Fon has worked on features such as Star Wars, Pearl Harbor, Starship Troopers, Galaxy Quest, Terminator III, Mission Impossible III and the Matrix series. In addition to his work in visual effects, Fon has also worked in Disney's art departments as a concept designer/model maker, and on several stop motion projects including The Nightmare Before Christmas and Coraline. More recently, Fon worked on Interstellar, Guardians of the Galaxy and Neill Blomkamp's Elysium. Fon is a creative director at Fonco, a celebrity judge on ABC's Battlebots, instructor at the Stan Winston School, a guest host on several nerd related shows and creates and develops his own projects, frequently using his broad knowledge in entertainment and visual story telling. With his vast experience, Fon is well-placed to discuss the art and craft of model making for cinema, from concept design to hybrid practical and CG VFX, with a particular expertise in knowing where models and miniatures can play a role in today's digital world.

   

 

Convention Guest Appearances:
2011
   Big Wow! ComicFest 2011 - May 21-22 in San Jose, CA
2012
   Phoenix Comicon 2012 - May 24-27 in Phoenix, AZ
   Comikaze Expo 2012 - September 15-16 in Los Angeles, CA
2013
   Big Wow! ComicFest 2013 - May 18-19 in San Jose, CA
   Phoenix Comicon 2013 - May 23-26 in Phoenix, AZ
   Santa Rosa Toy Con 2013 - June 29 in Santa Rosa, CA
2014
   Phoenix Comicon 2014 - June 5-8 in Phoenix, AZ
   Dragon Con 2014 - August 29 - September 1 in Atlanta, GA
   Salt Lake Comic Con 2014 - September 4-6 in Salt Lake City, UT
   Kraken Con Fall 2014 - October 4-5 in Oakland, CA
2015
   Wizard World Comic Con Las Vegas 2015 - April 24-26 in Las Vegas, NV
   Dragon Con 2015 - September 4-7 in Atlanta, GA
2016
   Dragon Con 2016 - September 2-5 in Atlanta, GA
13 guest appearances

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