Visual Effects Supervisor
Chris masterminded the complex Goblin Caverns environment for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, and led the creation of the photorealistic chimpanzees, orangutans and gorillas that were the stars of Rise of the Planet of the Apes. His work as a Visual Effects Supervisor on Rise of the Planet of the Apes and The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey were each nominated for both a BAFTA and an Academy Award® in the visual effects categories. Chris has also received several VES Awards.
His more recent credits as a Visual Effects Supervisor include Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, Maze Runner: The Death Cure, and the Netflix series The Umbrella Academy. Chris is currently working on James Cameron's Avatar sequels and the new season of The Umbrella Academy.