Rebecca Ramsey Dies: Visual Effects Producer On ‘Watchmen’, ‘Spider-Man 3’ & More Was 53

Courtesy Jenny McShane

Rebecca Ramsey, whose dozens of visual effects credits include Watchmen, The Hunger Games and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, has died. She was 53. Ramsey passed on March 7 from complications related to a fall in her home, according to her longtime friend, Jenny McShane.

Ramsey was a producer and EP of VFX, VR/AR/MR, 3D stereo, design and motion graphics for features, TV, titles, commercials and new media. She was a board member for the Visual Effects Society for several years and a longtime member of the Producers Guild.

Courtesy Jenny McShane

At the time of her death she was working as the visual effects producer on the Warner Bros film Clouds, directed by Justin Baldoni and slated for release in 2021.

Her resume spans more than a quarter-century also includes the films Life of Pi, Spider-Man 3 and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest. During her career she worked at Stargate Studios, Base Fx, Gradient Effects, Look Effects, Modern Videofilm, Hatch, Kaleidoscope Films, RGA/LA and Todd AO Digital.

Visual Effects Supervisor Jim Owens of TV’s This is Us included a photo of Ramsey on the Season 4 finale on March 24 as a tribute.

Survivors include her husband, Jeff Weber, mother Judith Ramsey, stepfather Jerry Kitz, and brother Michael Fujita Ramsey. No memorial plans have been announced.

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