instructor Jon Gourley


Jon Gourley is a professional Modeler & Lighter with 15+ years of experience. He works well under pressure to meet time-sensitive deadlines. His effective leadership, collaboration and creative thinking skills make it possible for him to troubleshoot and solve complex problems that arise during projects.

He is highly experienced in Team Leading, Lighting, Modeling, Layout, Texturing/ Shading, and Look Development and gratefully passes along this knowledge to his students.

Recent Credits
Boss Level (Modeler)
The Man in the High Castle (Modeler)
Fear the Walking Dead (CG Generalist)
The Flash (Modeler)
Constantine (Modeler/ Lighter)
The Amazing Spider-Man (Lighting Artist)
Game of Thrones (Generalist)
The Hunger Games (Lighting and Layout Artist)

2012 Contributed to Emmy Award winning “Game of Thrones” episode “Valar Morghulis”
2012 Contributed to VES Award winning “Terra Nova” episode “Occupation & Resistance”
2009 Silver Telly Award: Use of Animation – Dogfights
2009 Silver Telly Award: Lighting – Dogfights
2009 Silver Telly Award: Use of Animation – Battle 360

Jon is a current member of the Visual Effects Society