Matt Puchala is a Technical Director with over six years of experience creating visual effects for both the television and feature film industries. He has been TD for blockbuster films such as Star Wars: Episode IX, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, and Transformers: The Last Knight. He worked on popular television series including Game of Thrones and The Walking Dead. He also created the Axiom Fluid solver, which is widely used by industry professionals.


Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (FX Technical Director)
Aladdin (FX Technical Director)
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (FX Technical Director)
Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi (FX Technical Director)
Transformers: The Last Knight (FX Technical Director)
Star Trek: Beyond (FX Technical Director)
Game of Thrones, Season 6 (FX Technical Director)
The Walking Dead, Season 6 (FX Technical Director)

Work Experience

Technical Director, Naughty Dog
Lead FX Technical Director, Megalis VFX
Industrial Light & Magic, FX Technical Director
FX Technical Director, Double Negative
FX Technical Director, Rhythm & Hues


Gnomon, Certificate in Entertainment Design & Digital Production, 2012-2015