18:30 - Main Theatre
From a young age, Ash naturally gravitated to drawing and would spend countless hours creating illustrations, inspired by comics and classic films, like Star Wars. His passion for art, combined with his love of feature films, naturally led him to pursue a career in the film industry.
With an exceptional style of his own, Ash quickly gained recognition for his astounding UI (user interface) graphics in feature films, such as Ender’s Game and Total Recall, and video games like Call of Duty. Thorp has also contributed to the design direction and concepts for Spectre [James Bond], Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Person of Interest,Prometheus, X-men First Class, the Amazing Spiderman 2, and many more games and films. His work has been featured in various publications, such as Motionographer, ImagineFX, Kotaku, and Art of VFX.