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Christopher Townsend (II)

Christopher Townsend is known for his work on Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999) and Iron Man 3 (2013). See full bio »

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 2017 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (visual effects supervisor) (pre-production)
 2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron (visual effects supervisor)
 2013 Iron Man 3 (visual effects supervisor)
 2011 Captain America: The First Avenger (visual effects supervisor)
 2010 Super Hybrid (stereoscopic visual consultant)
 2010 Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (additional visual effects supervisor)
 2009 Ninja Assassin (visual effects supervisor)
 2009 X-Men Origins: Wolverine (set visual effects supervisor)
 2008 Journey to the Center of the Earth (visual effects supervisor)
 2005 The Island (digital production supervisor)
 2005 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (digital effects artist - uncredited)
 2004 The Day After Tomorrow (computer graphics supervisor: ILM)
 2003 Hulk (computer graphics supervisor: ILM)
 2002 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (digital effects - uncredited)
 2001 A.I. Artificial Intelligence (computer graphics sequence supervisor: ILM)
 2000 Space Cowboys (digital artist)
 1999 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (sequence supervisor and development lead: ILM)
 1998 Deep Impact (digital effects artist: ILM)
 1997 Flubber (digital effects artist)
 1997 The Lost World: Jurassic Park (digital effects artist)
 1996 Daylight (digital effects artist: ILM)
 1996 Eraser (digital effects artist: ILM)
 1996 Mission: Impossible (digital effects artist)
 1995 Congo (computer graphics artist: ILM)
 1977 Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (computer graphics artist: ILM - 1997 special version, as Chris Townsend)
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