Brian Ian Muir is one of the most respected sculptors and artists in the film industry, he has been working in film for over 46 years .
In 1968, at the age of 16, he began his 4 year apprenticeship as a sculptor/model maker at Elstree Film Studios. After completing his apprenticeship, Brian left the film industry. He honed his skills by working on many prestigious commissions in London i.e. Royal Coat of Arms for the Crown Court and plaque for Stock Exchange (unveiled by the Queen).
In 1976 Brian was asked to return to Elstree Studios to work on Star Wars and sculpted the now infamous Darth Vader. He also sculpted the Storm Trooper armour, Death Star Droid, CZ 3 and finishing work on C3PO.
Brian was again asked to return to the Star Wars art team to work at Pinewood Studios on the infamous mask for Rogue One: Star Wars Story.
During his extensive 46 year career in the film industry Brian has worked on over 70 major movies including Indiana Jones, Willow, Thor, Bond, Guardians of the Galaxy, Planet of the Apes and Harry Potter to name but a few.
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)