Michael Lasker

Michael Lasker is a visual effects supervisor at Sony Pictures Imageworks, currently supervising Sony Pictures Animation’s SPIDER-MAN: ACROSS THE SPIDER-VERSE. Lasker has over two decades of experience working on live-action and animated features. His recent credits include the Academy®-nominated THE MITCHELLS VS. THE MACHINES, from director Mike Rianda and producers Phil Lord and Christopher Miller and the Academy Award®-winning SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE. Valuing team work and collaboration, Lasker previously served as a computer graphics supervisor on: SMURFS: THE LOST VILLAGE, CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS, and HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA. He began his computer graphics career in New York City working on commercials for leading advertising agencies. Lasker received a BFA in computer graphics from Syracuse University.

Participant Schedule

Sunday 10/29 11:30AM - 12:30PM

Creating the Spider-Verse

Civic Auditorium | Michael Lasker, Patrick O'Keefe, Sony Pictures Animation

Hear from some of our incredible designers at Sony Pictures Animation and Sony Pictures Imageworks as they discuss their process in creating some of the most exciting worlds featured in “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse." This session will focus on the artistic and technological innovations of the production, presented by Patrick O’Keefe (Production Designer) and Mike Lasker (VFX Supervisor).