Day 580 – Janet Lewin

Janet Lewin is the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Industrial Light & Magic (ILM).

Lewin has worked at Lucasfilm and ILM for almost 30 years. She was Lucasfilm’s VP of Visual Effects for seven years before taking on her current role.

Lewin was a visual effects producer on Revenge of the Sith. You can spot her in the opera box to the left of Palpatine’s in the scene below with several other ILMers.

Janet Lewin in the opera house scenes of Revenge of the Sith.

Lewin was also a visual effects producer for all of the DIsney-era Star Wars films. Some of her other credits include The Avengers, Star Trek, and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. She’s also a co-producer for The Mandalorian. Read more about Lewin’s career on her bio at Lucasfilm.

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