Viz Artist in Residence Meet the Judges

Viz Artist In Residence

Jonathan Spencer

An award-winning Design Director with a track record in designing and delivering successful projects for the BBC. Jonathan is in BBC Wales, working on world class design solutions and innovative workflows in the BBCs newest and most technologically advanced studio in two languages. Past innovative projects have included the 3D screen for the Scottish Referendum, the ‘Twitter bot’ for the EU Referendum/US Election coverage, architectural projections and live interactive AR.

Fadi Radi

Fadi is a highly accomplished broadcast and creative executive adept in developing and managing production, news and sports operations with major private and public broadcasting organizations. Fadi is an award-winning Creative Director with a proven record of developing interactive and on-air campaigns for the Middle East and North Africa’s most recognized brands. With 20+ years of experience building state of the art brands, Fadi is a recognized leader in concept and strategy development for complex interactive initiatives implementing new creative ideas and emerging technologies that are internationally recognized.

Chris Black

Head of Brand and Content for Vizrt Group, Chris Black is the producer, director and presenter of the Groups TV content; VizrTV, NDI TV and NewTek TV. Having been with Vizrt for over 15 years, Chris has applied his real-world broadcasting experience and technical know-how to become a leading thinker in the fields of marketing, new media, live production, and augmented reality technology. Chris will be looking at the designer’s not just at the technical skill in their output, but at the creative ideas behind their production.

Vanessa Walmsley

Vanessa is the Head of Customer Success at Vizrt and oversees the professional support and installation of our products and solutions for customers around the world. She knows first-hand how our world-class broadcasters use Viz Engine and Viz Artist, what a great Viz Artist designer looks like, and what our customers look for in the design of their virtual spaces.

Gerhard Lang

Chief Technology Officer, Gerhard Lang, is the man behind Viz Engine and Viz Artist. Having been with the product since the very beginning his attention to detail in reviewing a Viz Artist’s work he can pick out all the techniques used, however subtle. For the Viz Artist designers he is the man to impress.

Petter Ole Jacobsen

Petter is the founder and Chief Innovation Office of Vizrt. Since it’s conception back in 1997, Petter Ole’s enthusiasm for broadcast technology knows no bounds, especially when it comes down to using all our tools for visual storytelling.


The search for the world’s best Viz Artist is over!

Viz Artist In Residence Winner!

Congratulations Johannes Skoog!