Visual Effects Supervisor
His VFX eye, technological curiosity and research inform his work, resulting in historical and cultural projects that require technological and artistic innovation that bring history into the present day, including much of the restoration and colourisation work for Peter Jackson’s Gallipoli exhibition installation and related pilot research projects.
Currently supervising a confidential project, his most recent project was the dramatic action-packed canyon chase sequence which opens Marvel show The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Charlie also supervised visual effects for the period action spy film, The King’s Man, which was particularly rewarding, working between his native UK and adopted home in New Zealand.
Charlie was a VFX Supervisor across four episodes of Emmy-winning Game of Thrones Season 8, playing a key role in some of the series’ most visually arresting scenes including the Dothraki charge, the fiery mid-air dragon battle and Rhaegal’s spectacular bloody death.
He won an HPA Award for his contribution to Avengers: Infinity War, supervised visual effects on Deadpool where facial animation techniques were imperative to the character, and was integral to the supervisory teams on Alita: Battle Angel and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.
His VFX supervision leverages his extensive compositing background and his interest in the application of art, engineering and new technologies in his work. As compositing supervisor his contribution to the New York dawn attack in Peter Jackson's King Kong netting him a VES Award.
Charlie was Senior Compositor on James Cameron’s Avatar, Compositing Supervisor on Rise of the Planet of the Apes, and as Head of Compositing he guided work across The Adventures of Tintin, The Hobbit trilogy and Iron Man 3.
Charlie is an active member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences®