Virginia Bowman Wissler

Visual effects professor


B.F.A., painting, Pepperdine University, 1993


Look development lead for key digital characters in "Matrix Reloaded" and "Stuart Little II"

Awards, recognitions and honors

Contributed to Academy and VES Award-winning and Award-nominated blockbuster films, including "Spider-Man 2," "Matrix Reloaded" and "The Aviator"


ACM SIGGRAPH, College Art Association

Publications and Presentations

  • Presentation and professional workshop: Lighting Concepts Series, Artistic Image, Atlanta, Georgia, 2007
  • Speaker: representing Sony Imageworks in "Studio Views of Demo Reels" panel, SIGGRAPH Conference, Los Angeles, California, 2005
  • Presentation: "Becoming a Digital Effects Artist," George Lindsey Film Festival, Florence, Alabama, 2005
  • Session artist: Image and Meaning II, workshop on scientific imagery, Los Angeles, California, 2005
  • Display: "KIA Interactive," electric image booth, SIGGRAPH Conference, Los Angeles, California, 1996