Steve Drew is an Australian Visual Effects Supervisor based out of New York City with over 20 years of experience in post production.
Since joining Framestore in 2015, Drew has overseen several commercial and virtual reality projects. Some have won him a D&AD Yellow Pencil, a Silver Clio, three VES nominations and one VES Award for Best Compositing (Apple’s HomePod short ‘Welcome Home’, directed by Spike Jonze). Steve also works on the box as Senior Compositor.
Before moving to the USA, Drew was a Compositor at Iloura (now Method Studios, Melbourne), where he worked on more than a dozen feature films including Mad Max: Fury Road which was nominated for an Oscar for its Visual Effects at the 2016 Academy Awards.
Prior to his career in VFX, Drew was a Film Editor, earning multiple awards for his work in Advertising and Television which spanned Australia, UK and Japan. He was also Post Supervisor and Managing Director of First Light Digital, a boutique post facility, in his home town of Perth, Australia.
He holds a Diploma of Art & Design, Film & Television (1995-1997) and is an active voting member of the Visual Effects Society. He has also given talks on the integration and production of Visual Effects in 360 video at VRFX. In his spare time he enjoys traditional archery, writing and watching horror films and reminiscing about the glory days of practical effects work.