R.I.P. Special Effects & CGI Pioneer Ron Thornton


The passing of another LightWave3D legend – Ron Thornton
Ron Thornton has passed away

At post time, there’s no official obituary. He was a giant in his field. He saved Gerry Anderson’s New Captain Scarlet from the abyss, being called in to triage an out-of-control CGI production that didn’t have his depth of expertise.

Rest in peace.


Meet LightWave Legend Ron Thornton: Ron Thornton broke new ground for visual effects in the 90s with LightWave and his innovation with the software continues today

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