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Chris Paizis (I)

Born in the United States grew up in Johannesburg, South Africa. Attained an Honors Degree with Distinction in Film and Dramatic Art from the University of the Witwatersrand. Moved to San Francisco in 1993 to work in visual effects. Employed as layout and match move supervisor at Tippett Studio in Berkeley since 1995. Also worked at Industrial ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014/I The Remaining (matchmove and layout supervisor: Tippett Studio)
 2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (matchmove and layout supervisor: Tippett Studio)
 2014 Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey (TV Mini-Series documentary) (matchmove and layout supervisor - 13 episodes)
- Unafraid of the Dark (2014) ... (matchmove and layout supervisor: Tippett Studio)
- The World Set Free (2014) ... (matchmove and layout supervisor: Tippett Studio)
- The Immortals (2014) ... (matchmove and layout supervisor: Tippett Studio)
- The Electric Boy (2014) ... (matchmove and layout supervisor: Tippett Studio)
- The Lost Worlds of Planet Earth (2014) ... (matchmove and layout supervisor: Tippett Studio)
 2014 A Million Ways to Die in the West (matchmove and layout supervisor: Tippett Studio)
 2013 Horns (matchmove supervisor: Tippett Studio)
 2013 After Earth (matchmove and layout supervisor: Tippett Studio)
 2012 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 2 (matchmove and layout supervisor: Tippett Studio)
 2012 Ted (matchmove supervisor: Tippett Studio - as Christopher Paizis)
 2012 Hemingway & Gellhorn (TV Movie) (matchmove supervisor: Tippett Studio)
 2012/I Mirror Mirror (lead match mover: Tippett Studios - as Christopher Paizis)
 2011 Immortals (matchmove supervisor: Tippett Studio)
 2011 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (matchmove supervisor: Tippett Studio)
 2011 The Smurfs (matchmove supervisor: Tippett Studio)
 2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (matchmove supervisor: Tippett Studio)
 2011 Priest (matchmove and layout supervisor: Tippett Studio)
 2011 Season of the Witch (matchmove supervisor: Tippett Studio)
 2010 Piranha 3D (matchmove supervisor: Tippett Studio)
 2010 Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore (matchmove supervisor: Tippett Studio)
 2010 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (matchmove supervisor: Tippett Studio)
 2009 The Twilight Saga: New Moon (matchmove supervisor: Tippett Studio)
 2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine (matchmove and layout supervisor: Tippett Studio - uncredited)
 2009 Drag Me to Hell (matchmove artist: Tippett Studio - as Christopher Paizis)
 2008 Bedtime Stories (matchmove supervisor: Tippett Studio - uncredited)
 2008 Beverly Hills Chihuahua (matchmove supervisor: Tippett Studio)
 2008 The Spiderwick Chronicles (matchmove supervisor)
 2008 Cloverfield (layout and matchmove artist: Tippett Studio - as Christopher Paizis)
 2007 The Golden Compass (layout and matchmove supervisor: Tippett Studio - as Christopher Paizis)
 2007 Enchanted (layout supervisor) / (matchmove supervisor)
 2006 Charlotte's Web (lead matchmover: Tippett Studio - as Christopher Paizis)
 2006 The Shaggy Dog (layout artist: Tippett Studio - uncredited)
 2005 The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl 3-D (layout supervisor) / (matchmove supervisor)
 2005 Son of the Mask (matchmove/layout)
 2005 Constantine (matchmove supervisor: Tippett Studio)
 2004 Catwoman (matchmove supervisor)
 2004 The Stepford Wives (lead matchmove: Tippett Studio - as Christopher Paizis)
 2004 Hellboy (match move supervisor)
 2003 The Matrix Revolutions (layout supervisor)
 2002 The Ring (matchmove supervisor)
 2002 Men in Black II (matchmove supervisor - uncredited)
 2002 Blade II (match move supervisor: Tippett Studio)
 2001 The One (matchmove supervisor)
 2001 Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within (visual effects manager - as Christopher Paizis)
 2001 Cats & Dogs (matchmover)
 2001 Evolution (matchmove lead)
 2000 Hollow Man (match move supervisor)
 2000 Mission to Mars (match move supervisor: Tippett Studio)
 1999 The Haunting (lead matchmove: Tippett Studios)
 1999 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (matchmove artist - uncredited)
 1999 My Favorite Martian (lead matchmove artist: Tippett Studio - uncredited)
 1999 Virus (match move lead)
 1998 Armageddon (matchmove lead - uncredited)
 1997 Starship Troopers (visual effects coordinator: Tippett Studio)
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Alternate Names:

Christopher Paizis

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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