Chris van Dyck

Chris van Dyck

Supervisor Digital Compositor / 14 yrs

Vancouver, Canada

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Visual Effects Supervisor

The Shack (2017)

Visual Effects Supervisor (Cvd Vfx)

Lavender (2017)

Visual Effects Producer / Visual Effects Supervisor

Numb (2017)

Visual Effects Supersivor

Hermanos (2016)

Visual Effects Supervisor

Dead Rising: Endgame (2016)

Visual Effects Supervisor

Electra Woman and Dyna Girl (2016)

Visual Effects Supervisor

The Magicians (2015)

Visual Effects Supervisor

Just in Time for Christmas (2015)

Visual Effects Supervisor (Cvd Vfx)

Once Upon a Holiday (2015)

Visual Effects Supervisor

Zoo (2015)

Visual Effects Supervisor

Dark Matter (2015)

Visual Effects Supervisor

Wayward Pines (2015)

Visual Effects Supervisor

The Man in the High Castle (2015)

Compositing Supervisor

The Interview (2014)

Visual Effects Supervisor

When Calls the Heart (2014)

Compositing Supervisor

Grudge Match (2013)

Visual Effects Supervisor

Double Barrel (2013)

Visual Effects Supervisor

Underworld: Awakening (2012)

Digital Compositor

Red (2010)

Digital Compositor

Salt (2010)

Visual Effects Supervisor

16 Wishes (2010)

Artist

Killers (2010)

2D Compositing Artist

TRON: Legacy (2010)

Digital Artist

Tooth Fairy (2010)

Compositor

Far Cry (2008)

2D Supervisor

Need for Speed: Undercover (2008)

Digital Compositor

Passchendaele (2008)

2D Compositor

White Noise 2 (2008)

Digital Compositor

One Missed Call (2008)

Visual Effects

Iron Man (2008)

Digital Compositor

Memory (2007)

Visual Effects Artist

Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium (2007)

Digital Compositor

Broken Saints (2006)

Digital Compositor

Superman Returns (2006)

Lead Artist

Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties (2006)

Digital Compositor

Dr. Dolittle 3 (2006)

Digital Compositor

Spymate (2006)

Digital Compositor

Caved In (2006)

Digital Compositor

Land of the Dead (2005)

Visual Effects Supervisor

A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)

Visual Effects

A Very Cool Christmas (2004)

Visual Effects

Chestnut: Hero of Central Park (2004)

Digital Compositor

The Mountain (2004)

Digital Compositor

Lost (2004)

Digital Compositing Artist

Stargate Atlantis (2004)

Digital Compositor (Unknown Episodes)

Kingdom Hospital (2004)

Digital Compositor (Unknown Episodes)

Andromeda (2000)

Digital Compositing Artist

Stargate SG-1 (1997)

Visual Effects Supervisor

The X-Files (1993)

Visual Effects Supervisor

First Light

Compositor

Warcraft: The Beginning (2016)

Compositor

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014)

Lead Compositor

Game of Thrones (2011)

Compositor

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013)

Comp Supervisor

Thor: The Dark World (2013)

Compositing Supervisor & Associate Supervisor

RED 2 (2013)

Compositor - 2nd in Command

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)

Senior Compositor

Life of Pi (2012)

Partner | VFX Supervisor

Mass Effect 3 (2012)

Senior Compositor

Dark Shadows (2012)

Partner | VFX Supervisor

Apollo 18 (2011)

Senior Compositor

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011)

Senior Compositor

Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)

Partner | VFX Supervisor

Mass Effect 2 (2010)

Senior Compositor

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)

Senior Compositor

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009)

Senior Compositor / Seq Lead & Shake Lea

Blades of Glory (2007)

Senior Compositor / Seq Lead & Shake Lea

Night at the Museum (2006)

300 (2007)

Compositor

World Trade Center (2006)

With over a decade of experience, Chris has worked at some of the top studios around the world: Weta, ILM: SF, MPC, Rising Sun, Animal Logic, Method and PF. Some of his most notable credits include: The Hobbit 1 & 2, Thor 2, Life of Pi, Transformers 3, Tron: Legacy, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Ironman and Frank Miller’s: 300.

Currently he is a board member on the VES: Vancouver Chapter, mentor at Think Tank Training Centre and is working as the Lead Compositor on Game of Thrones at Look FX.
Work History
  • May 2015 - Present

    VFX supervisor

    CVD VFX

  • August 2014 - November 2014

    Compositor

    Weta Digital

  • December 2013 - June 2014

    Lead / Comp Supervisor

    Look Effects

    Game of Thrones
    The Interview
    More
  • September 2013 - November 2013

    Compositor

    Weta Digital

    The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
    More
  • January 2013 - September 2013

    Compositing Supervisor / Associate VFX Supervisor

    Method Studios

    RED 2 - Associate Supervisor / Comp Supervisor
    Grudge Match - Comp Supervisor
    Thor 2 - Comp Supervisor
    Wolf of Wall Street - Comp Supervisor (Vancouver)
    More
  • January 2009 - January 2013

    Partner | VFX Supervisor

    Faction Creative

    https://factioncreative.ca
    H+ The Digital Series - Winner of Best VFX 2013 - International Academy of Web Television Awards
    Hedley Music Video - Winner of Post Production of the year - 2010 - Much Music Video Awards
    Underworld 4
    Mass Effect 3
    Apollo 18
    Invictus
    Lost: Season 6
    Killers
    The Haunting Hour
    Mass Effect 2 - In Game Cinematics
    More
  • June 2012 - December 2012

    Compositor - "2nd in Command"

    Weta Digital

    The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
    2nd in Command to Comp Sup ( uncredited lead )
    Duties:
    Nuke workflow & tool creation
    Look Dev
    QC
    More
  • March 2012 - April 2012

    Senior Compositor

    MPC

    Senior Nuke Compositor ( part-time )
    Dark Shadows
    Life of Pi
    More
  • January 2011 - May 2011

    Senior Compositor

    Industrial Light & Magic

    Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
    Transformers: Dark of the Moon
    https://ilm.com/
    More
  • December 2008 - January 2011

    Advanced Compositing Instructor

    VanArts

    - Nuke Compositing
    - Grad Mentoring
    - Final Semester Supervising
    More
  • August 2010 - October 2010

    Stereoscopic Compositor

    Prime Focus World

    Stereo Nuke
    More
  • August 2009 - August 2009

    Senior Compositor

    CIS Vancouver

    Shake.
    More
  • October 2008 - February 2009

    Senior Compositor

    Frantic Films

  • August 2008 - October 2008

    Senior Shake Compositor

    Rising Sun Pictures

    Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince
    More
  • May 2008 - July 2008

    Vfx Superivsor / 2D Supervisor

    Anamorphic

  • March 2008 - May 2008

    Shake Compositor

    Technicolor

  • December 2007 - February 2008

    Shake Compositor

    The Embassy

    Ironman.
    More
  • November 2007 - December 2007

    Lead Compositor @ RNK Animation

    Rainmaker Entertainment

    Rainmaker Animation.
    Short Term Contract for Prototype Trailer.
    More
  • January 2007 - October 2007

    Compositor

    Frantic Films

    Digital Fusion Compositor - Feature Film
    More
  • October 2006 - January 2007

    Senior Compositor / Seq Lead & Shake Lead

    Rainmaker Entertainment

    Digital Fusion & Shake Compositor
    Night at the Museum
    Blades of Glory
    More
  • November 2006 - November 2006

    Compositor

    Zoic Studios

    Freelance Shake Compositor
    More
  • May 2006 - August 2006

    Compositor

    Animal Logic

    Shake Compositor
    Frank Miller's: 300
    World Trade Center
    More
  • May 2006 - May 2006

    Compositor

    Frantic Films

    Freelance Digital Fusion Compositor
    Superman Returns
    More
  • June 2005 - May 2006

    Lead Compositor

    Rainmaker Entertainment

    Digital Fusion Compositor
    Garfield 2
    Doctor Dolittle 3
    Commercials & Television
    More
  • December 2003 - June 2005

    Lead Compositor

    SPIN VFX

    Shake and Flame Compositor
    Land of the Dead
    Commercials & Television
    More
Education
  • Art Institute of Vancouver Burnaby

    2002 - 2003
  • cdis

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