Bud Myrick has been in the visual effects industry for over 25 years, his background encompassing work as an art director, digital effects supervisor, visual effects supervisor and director. Acting on his passion for virtual reality, he joined FuseFX in 2016 to help build a world-class VR production unit and create imaginative and absorbing experiences in the rapidly expanding new medium. Myrick’s VR experience includes Escape the Living Dead, which incorporated moving VR cameras and feature-quality visual effects.
Prior to joining the FuseFX team, Myrick’s career began with a 15-year tenure at Rhythm & Hues, where he contributed to visual effects for films such as Serenity, Men in Black II, X-Men 2 and Around the World in 80 Days. He then continued his career at DreamWorks Feature Animation, where he worked on the Prince of Egypt and was the 3D FX Supervisor for The Road to El Dorado. In addition, he directed national television commercials for 7-11, Delta and Wells Fargo.
Myrick’s roots are in illustration. As a young man, he was an airbrush artist. Throughout his long career in the visual effects industry, he has perfectly honed a variety of skills, making him the perfect practical, creative, and formative mind behind FuseVR.