Pete Draper

Visual Effects Supervisor


Pete has been heavily involved in the film, tv and visual effects industry worldwide for more than 25 years.

In addition to being an award-winning visual effects supervisor, he is a seasoned author with numerous publications and a decade's worth of trade magazine articles, visual effects software / hardware reviews and tutorials, also teaching visual effects workshops around the world and was an external examiner for respected institutions in the UK in the late 2000's.

Since 2009 he has been based in Hyderabad, India, after co-founding a multi-award winning visual effects facility - Makuta - which quickly became synonymous with producing quality visual effects work within the Indian market due to their attention to detail, rigorous quality control and creative environment thanks to Pete's guidance and leadership. Since inception, Makuta has worked on numerous national and international projects to much acclaim, including holding the title of Best Indian Feature for the highly successful Baahubali franchise and, most recently, RRR. Spearheaded by Pete, Makuta has contributed to multiple
National Award winning films, including Eega and the Baahubali franchise amongst many others.

For those of you looking for the Education page with past tutorials, it's currently offline and will be updated soon, once I get a spare few hours to consolidate and upload the lot.