Columbia School of Architecture Grad Turned Tron Legacy Director

The original Tron film from the early 80s was mostly an effort made by a handful of people who didn’t have backgrounds in film (industrial designers, programmers, illustrators, etc.), so it stands to reason that the upcoming Tron Legacy sequel didn’t need to be helmed by a film school grad either. The sci-fi focused blog io9 put together this interesting post about the sequel’s director, Joseph Kosinski, a Columbia School of Architecture grad. Although he never went into practice, he says the lessons he learned as an architect in training have influenced every bit of his film work. Here’s Kosinski at the recent 5D Conference, talking about just that: