Hilmar Koch

Research Director, Media and Entertainment



Hilmar Koch leads Media and Entertainment research at Autodesk Research. He brings his experience from the Strategic Foresight team, where he built up fluency in all of Autodesk’s industries. In this role, Hilmar is applying the theory of future studies in the industry he calls home. His research plots a path towards preferable futures with visionary customers.

Hilmar joined Autodesk in 2017 after a career at Blue Sky Studios, and Industrial Light and Magic. He worked in various roles on many movies and won an Academy Award for his work. In entertainment, Hilmar has always been focused on innovation for storytelling, and held positions as Head of Computer Graphics, Director of Virtual Production, and Director of the Advanced Development Group.

In this video, we hear from Hilmar Koch, Director of Media and Entertainment Research. Watch to see how Hilmar’s rich STEAM background in mathematics, the arts, and moviemaking led to an exciting role at Autodesk focused on the future of media and entertainment.

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