Sophie Trainor is the Head of Marketing for LightForge Academy and is responsible for all things marketing, advertising and communications.
Passionate about creative technology and graphics, Sophie has 20+ years experience working in visual effects for Film, Advertising and Broadcast. Since 2017 she has worked as a Marketing consultant for visual effects studios including BlueBolt, Orchard Post and other entertainment tech companies.
Prior to this, Sophie spent 14 years at MPC and Technicolor, most recently as Global Head of Marketing for MPC and European Marketing Director for Technicolor Creative Services to become responsible for all aspects of Marketing, Communications and Branding.
Sophie is an Advisory Council Member and Director of ‘IMIS’, the International Moving Image Society and helps to oversee communications for ‘Animated Women.’
Her first involvement with the VFX industry was as the Festival Manager for the London Effects and Animation Festival.