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Ben Thompson (II)

Ben Thompson is known for his work on The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014), Avatar (2009) and The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012). See full bio »

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Avatar Visual Effects
(2009)
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
(2012)

Filmography

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 2017 Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (lookdev technical director: Weta Digital) (post-production)
 2017 Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (senior lighting technical director: Weta Digital) (post-production)
 2016 Independence Day: Resurgence (senior lighting technical director: Weta Digital)
 2016 The BFG (senior lighting technical director: Weta Digital)
 2015 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip (senior lighting technical director: Weta Digital)
 2015 Furious 7 (senior lighting technical director: Weta Digital)
 2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (lead lighting technical director: WETA Digital - extended edition) / (senior lighting technical director: Weta Digital)
 2014 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (lead lighting technical director: Weta Digital)
 2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (lead lighting technical director: Weta Digital)
 2013 The Wolverine (senior lighting technical director: Weta Digital)
 2013 Man of Steel (senior lighting technical director: Weta Digital - uncredited)
 2013 Iron Man Three (compositing and lighting: Weta Digital)
 2012 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (lead lighting technical director: WETA Digital)
 2012/I Prometheus (shots/shaders/effects department: Weta Digital)
 2011 The Adventures of Tintin (lead lighting td: Weta Digital)
 2011 Rise of the Planet of the Apes (senior lighting technical director: Weta Digital)
 2009 Avatar (lighting technical director: Weta Digital)
 2008 The Day the Earth Stood Still (lighting technical director: Weta Digital)
 2005 King Kong (3D sequence lead: Weta Digital)
 2005 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (model/creature technical director: MPC)
 2004 AVP: Alien vs. Predator (lighting technical director: MPC)
 2004 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (lead modeller: MPC)
 2004 Ella Enchanted (lighting technical director: MPC)
 2003 Calendar Girls (3D animator: MPC)
 2003 Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life (technical director: MPC)
 2003 Octane (3D animator: MPC)
 2002 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (lead modeller: MPC)
 2002 The Adventures of Pluto Nash (CG animator: MPC)
 2001 Mike Bassett: England Manager (CG animator)
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