Alumni Video Stories | Will Bartlett

When being at work doesn’t feel like work 

Meet our alumni and learn how their studies at AUArts have influenced their career paths and how they are helping shape the world of art, craft and design. AUArts Alumni Video Stories is a video series sharing life after university.

Will Bartlett (BFA '10, Media Arts & Digital Technologies) is an AUArts graduate, a Fine Art Photographer and a Film Visual Effects Manager. In this video, he shares how AUArts shaped his career, what he finds most rewarding about his work in the film industry and discusses what his fine art photography practice means to him as an artist.

Will Bartlett works as a Film Visual Effects Manager at Lucasfilm’s Vancouver visual effects studio, Industrial Light & Magic. Recent projects include Disney’s live-action Aladdin, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Transformers: The Last Knight, Marvel’s Doctor Strange and Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker.  

Will's primary artistic focus is fine art photography. You can find his work at