Ken Ralston - Details


Visual effects supervisor KEN RALSTON, a five-time Academy Award winner, worked with Robert Zemeckis on Contact, Forrest Gump, Death Becomes Her, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, and the Back to the Future trilogy.

He won Academy Awards for his efforts on Forrest Gump,’ Death Becomes Her, Who Framed Roger Rabbit? Cocoon, and Return of the Jedi.

In December 1995, Ralston joined Sony Imageworks as its president closing a chapter of nearly 2 decades as a visual effects supervisor for Industrial Light & Magic. While there, Ralston placed his aesthetic and technical stamp on many of that company’s landmark film innovations. In addition to the films noted above, he also designed and executed the visual effects for such top-grossing motion pictures as Out of Africa, Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Sabrina and Jumanji.