Connie Kennedy

Los Angeles Lab Director, Epic Games

A veteran film and TV producer, Connie has consistently been at the forefront of emerging technologies to facilitate both physical and virtual production. She is currently the Director of the Los Angeles Lab at Epic Games, where she is responsible for education and industry adoption of Unreal Engine in film and television, working with top studios to leverage real-time video game engines in innovative ways on projects such as “The Mandalorian” and “Westworld.” She previously co-founded Profile Studios, a pioneer in the area of virtual production with credits including “Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens” and “Avengers: Endgame.” Through Profile she also served as virtual production producer for Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s VR experience “Carne y Arena,” which was awarded a Special Achievement Oscar. 

Connie is most excited about the on-set collaboration afforded by game engines and high-end LED walls, which can bring the magic of VFX directly to the cast and crew while filming.


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