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Chris Shaw

VFX Artist & Supervisor
22 June 1975 to 4 March 2023

A British VFX artist and supervisor, whose pioneering visual effects have featured in numerous blockbuster films, including five Marvel films. After graduating from Cambridge with an MA in Computer Science, Chris Shaw joined Mill Film, where his VFX work included such films as Enemy of the State, Babe: Pig in the City (both 1998), Gladiator (2000) and A Knight’s Tale (2001). He went on to work on all of the Harry Potter films (2001-2011), and for The Order of the Phoenix (2007), he was nominated for a BAFTA in 2008. He also created VFX content for theme parks, and was awarded a Visual Effects Society award in 2016 for his work on Universal Studios’ Fast & Furious: Supercharged interactive ride.

Read Chris Shaw's Visual Effects Society obituary