Lawrence Jones is a Creative Director and Realtime Supervisor at Framestore in New York with over 20 years of experience in VFX, motion and design in the entertainment, sports and interactive industries. He has been the recipient of industry awards including an Emmy for Outstanding Live Event Graphic Design for ESPN’s X Games in 2014, and a Lumiere Award for Best Use of AR on a Live Broadcast for Madonna and Maluna’s hologram performance at the Billboard Music Awards in 2019.
Prior to joining Framestore, Jones spent time at Psyop and BUCK as Virtual Production Supervisor, where he designed shots, directed technical visualization, provided realtime supervision, and onsite virtual production supervision for a range of advertising projects. At Sequin AR as Executive Creative Director he pushed for unique applications of virtual production and realtime VFX, while leading the creative and development of mixed reality and AR for live broadcast projects for Madonna and NBC. Jones also spent time at The Future Group as Executive Creative Director where he led numerous award-winning virtual production final-pixel live experiences, as well as an 11-years tenure at ESPN, most recently as Creative Director, VFX Supervisor.
Jones graduated from Nova Southeastern University with a Bachelor of Science, Marketing, followed by Rhode Island School of Design where he studied Computer Design and Animation. He is currently the Virtual Production Director for TEDxCambridge.