Speaker Miles Perkins

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Miles Perkins

Industry Manager

Epic Games

Miles Perkins is a key member of Epic Games’ Unreal Engine team, driving strategic business development and adoption of real-time workflows in the media & entertainment industry, informed by his extensive experience in film, television, and emerging technologies.
Miles built his career over 23 years at Lucasfilm, ultimately serving as the Head of Corporate Communications where he was responsible for the development and execution of global marketing and PR initiatives across all Lucasfilm brands including Industrial Light & Magic, Skywalker Sound, and LucasArts. During his time at Lucasfilm he served as a member of senior staff and oversaw marketing and PR campaigns for blockbusters including the Star Wars prequels, the Jurassic Park series, the Pirates of the Caribbean series, Iron Man 1 & 2, and is credited on films such as Super 8Rango, Star TrekTransformers 1 & 2Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, and Iron Man
Following his tenure at Lucasfilm, Miles went on to serve as VP of Marketing at Jaunt, one of the earliest and most technologically innovative startups in the XR industry, where he played an essential role in business strategy and promoting Jaunt’s proprietary XR tools for cinematic interactive experiences.
By gaining a deep knowledge of the creative and technical processes amid the world’s preeminent entertainment brands, Miles’ experience and expertise is valued by industry peers as he works to push the limits of technology for greater creative freedom — whether it’s in film and television VFX, mixed reality, or interactive media.

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