Chris van Dyck

Chris van Dyck

Supervisor Digital Compositor / 14 yrs

Vancouver, Canada

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Visual Effects Supervisor

Zoo (2015)

Visual Effects Supervisor

Underworld: Awakening (2012)

Artist

Killers (2010)

2D Compositing Artist

TRON: Legacy (2010)

Digital Artist

Tooth Fairy (2010)

Visual Effects

Iron Man (2008)

Visual Effects Artist

Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium (2007)

Lead Artist

Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties (2006)

Digital Compositor

Lost (2004)

Digital Compositing Artist

Stargate SG-1 (1997)

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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