Allan McKay is an award winning Visual Effects Supervisor and Technical Director in Hollywood with almost 20 years experience having worked for many leading studios - including ILM, Blur Studio, Psyop, Frantic Films, Pixomondo and Ubisoft, amongst others. Allan has contributed to almost 30 Films and Games including Star Trek Into Darkness, Superman Returns, 2012, The Last Airbender, Daybreakers, Transformers 3 and Beautiful Creatures as well as Halo and Bioshock.
Allan works closely with Autodesk presenting and contributing to their Media and Entertainment products Maya and 3D Studio Max. He also specializes in dynamics, fluid simulations (water, fire, smoke), digital demolition and complex particle simulations.
Allan was presented the Max Master award by Autodesk in 2007 and has earned, or been nominated for other awards including an Oscar and an Emmy to name a few. In addition to holding workshops and master classes at events all over the world Allan has delivered keynotes, workshops and lectures to combined audiences of over 20,000 people.
“ Allan is a great mentor, very available and supportive. He provided exactly what I needed to get going in FumeFX and continue on. I'm feeling now more professional with FumeFX. A lot of technics and tips with maxscript help me in company where I'm working. ”