Manny Francisco is a film and entertainment veteran with over 20 years of industry experience. As VP of Advanced Creative Technology at DreamWorks Animation, Manny develops pipelines using emerging technology in order to advance capabilities and create efficiencies in the production process. Manny is responsible for motion capture and VR/AR/MR technologies for the studio. His recent work includes developing a VR immersive motion capture stage employing game engine and VR visualization.
Mannyholds a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from UCLA and a Bachelor of Science degree from CSULA. He is the author of six US patents.