Jason Lopes started as Carbon’s first beta tester of its technology in 2014 as the former lead systems engineer with Legacy Effects. Jason helped create some of the biggest Hollywood blockbusters of all time utilizing Additive Manufacturing. Jason’s credits include Avatar, Terminator Genisys & Salvation, 2012, Thor, Iron Man 1,2, & 3, Avengers, Cowboys & Aliens, Real Steel, Life of Pi, Captain America 2, Robocop and Pacific Rim; amongst other successful TV and film productions. After leaving Legacy Effects Jason now helps companies leverage Additive Manufacturing and educates all spaces of 3D Printing. Jason is a strong advocate of 3D printing, which has proven to be an invaluable tool in his production workflow, along with 3D scanning, 3D design and 3D modeling. He has been operating numerous 3D printing technologies for a number of years to assist in the production of stunning visual effects and products and was awarded 3D Printing Industry’s Maker of The Year 2017 the DINO (Distinguished Innovative Operators Award) in 2012 by the Additive Manufacturing Users Group and serves on the Board of Directors for SPE Additive Manufacturing & 3D Printing as Vice Chair/Technical Program Chair. Since 2017, he has held numerous roles in the company including Production Studio Lead, has been an integral part of building the Carbon Production Network and is currently Carbon’s Technical Director.