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Began working as a Visual Effects Production Assistant in 1985 while still attending college at the Univerity of Southern California, School of Fine Arts. Graduated with Bachelor of Fine Arts (Painting and Photography) degree in 1988. Experience is diverse in traditional VFX techniques as well as digital 2d and 3d applications. Worked at various ... See full bio »

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 2018 Aquaman (compositing supervisor: In house) (completed)
 2018 The Nun (digital compositor)
 2017 Blade Runner 2049 (digital compositor)
 2017 One World One Love (Video short) (storm nebula animation)
 2017 Detroit (additional visual effects)
 2017 Wonder Woman (digital compositor)
 2017 The Evil Within (visual effects supervisor: post production)
 2017 Logan (digital compositor)
 2016 Cozmo's (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 2016 Spectral (post visualization artist)
 2016 The Last Ship (TV Series) (digital compositor - 1 episode)
- Devil May Care (2016) ... (digital compositor)
 2016 Lopez (TV Series) (visual effects artist - 3 episodes)
- George Doubles Down (2016) ... (visual effects artist)
- My $uper $weet $ixteen (2016) ... (visual effects artist)
- George Hosts a Golf Tournament (2016) ... (visual effects artist)
 2016 Deadbeat (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor - 13 episodes)
- Death List Three (2016) ... (visual effects supervisor)
- Abra-Cadaver (2016) ... (visual effects supervisor)
- Medieval Dead (2016) ... (visual effects supervisor)
- Diaper Training (2016) ... (visual effects supervisor)
- The Shawshanked Redemption (2016) ... (visual effects supervisor)
 2015 Star Trek: Renegades (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2015) ... (visual effects supervisor)
 2015 The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (compositor: In House)
 2014 Alongside Night (visual effects supervisor: CGI)
 2014 Everly (digital compositor)
 2014 Naked Angel (digital artist) / (visual effects artist)
 2014 Demon Legacy (visual effects artist)
 2013 The Lost Book Of Rap (Short) (digital effects)
 2012 Ambush at Dark Canyon (digital artist)
 2011 N.Y.P.D.M. (TV Series) (visual effects - 2011)
 2011 Green Lantern (stereo compositor)
 2011 I Am Number Four (digital compositor)
 2011 Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2 (Video) (digital compositor)
 2011 The Green Hornet (VFX plate supervisor: 2nd Unit)
 2010 You Again (digital compositor - uncredited)
 2010 Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore (stereo compositor)
 2010 The Pacific (TV Mini-Series) (digital compositor - 1 episode)
- Peleliu Landing (2010) ... (digital compositor: Flash Film Works)
 2010/I Alice in Wonderland (digital compositor - uncredited)
 2009 Surrogates (compositor: Synthespian Studios)
 2009 All About Steve (animator: Flash Film Works)
 2009 Road to Moloch (Short) (visual effects artist)
 2009 Fast & Furious (VFX camera supervisor - as Christopher Dawson)
 2009 Murderabilia (Short) (visual effects artist)
 2008/I Defiance (cg animator: Flash Film Works)
 2008 Amusement (motion control camera operator)
 2008 Tales from the Dead (visual effects - as Christopher Dray Dawson)
 2008 Insanitarium (Video) (visual effects supervisor)
 2008 Zombie Strippers (visual effects supervisor - as Christopher Dawson)
 2007 Star Trek: Of Gods and Men (Video) (additional modeling: Trinity FX Productions) / (additional texturing: Trinity FX Productions) / (animator: Trinity FX Productions) / (compositor: Trinity FX Productions) / (digital matte paintings: Trinity FX Productions) / (visual effects director: Trinity FX Productions) / (visual effects supervisor: Trinity FX Productions)
 2007 InAlienable (visual effects)
 2007 Rush Hour 3 (encoding crane operator: motion control unit)
 2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (miniatures motion control camera operator)
 2007 The Invisible (motion control camera operator - uncredited)
 2006 Night at the Museum (miniatures motion control camera operator - uncredited) / (motion control: Cinema Production Services - uncredited)
 2006/I The Guardian (digital compositor: Flash Film Works - as Christopher Dawson)
 2006 The Lake House (data wrangler - uncredited)
 2006 Poseidon (miniatures motion control camera operator)
 2006 Wristcutters: A Love Story (visual effects supervisor: Max Ink Cafe)
 2005 Zathura: A Space Adventure (motion control operator - uncredited)
 2005 Flightplan (motion control operator)
 2005 The Dukes of Hazzard (digital compositor)
 2005 House of Wax (motion control operator)
 2004 Fat Albert (digital artist)
 2004 The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (digital compositor)
 2004 Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (digital effects artist)
 2003 Looney Tunes: Back in Action (digital effects artist)
 2003 Intolerable Cruelty (motion control camera operator - uncredited)
 2003 2 Fast 2 Furious (motion control camera operator)
 2002 Star Trek: Nemesis (motion control and digital integration)
 2002 Solaris (motion control camera operator)
 2002 The Adventures of Pluto Nash (motion control operator: miniature unit)
 2002 xXx (visual effects video assistant)
 2002 Men in Black II (matchmover/digital integration - uncredited)
 2002 Point of Origin (TV Movie) (motion control camera operator)
 2002 Project Viper (TV Movie) (digital artist)
 2002 Clockstoppers (motion control camera operator)
 2002 The Time Machine (motion control operator: Digital Domain)
 2002 Death to Smoochy (encoding)
 2002 Rose Red (TV Mini-Series) (motion control operator - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (2002) ... (motion control operator)
- Episode #1.2 (2002) ... (motion control operator)
- Episode #1.1 (2002) ... (motion control operator)
 2001 Dr. Dolittle 2 (motion control camera operator)
 2001 The Fast and the Furious (motion control camera operator)
 2000 Dude, Where's My Car? (motion control camera operator - uncredited)
 2000 Charlie's Angels (motion control)
 2000 The Patriot (motion control/encoding)
 2000 Mission: Impossible II (encoding)
 2000 Dinosaur (motion control camera operator)
 2000 Battlefield Earth (miniatures motion control camera operator)
 2000 Chain of Command (visual effects director of photography)
 1999 Mystery Men (motion control supervisor - as Christopher Dawson)
 1999 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (stereo compositor)
 1998 Star Trek: Insurrection (effects camera assistant)
 1998 Jack Frost (motion control camera operator: model unit)
 1998 Armageddon (motion control operator: visual effects shoot crew)
 1997 Titanic (motion control camera operator)
 1997 Dante's Peak (lead motion control operator: Digital Domain)
 1996 Chain Reaction (motion control camera operator)
 1996 T2 3-D: Battle Across Time (Short) (3D camera assistant) / (miniatures motion control camera operator)
 1995 Strange Days (motion control camera operator)
 1995/I Apollo 13 (animation rephotography: Digital Domain)
 1994 Silent Fall (composite camera operator - uncredited)
 1994 The River Wild (composite camera operator - uncredited)
 1994 Jimmy Hollywood (plate camera assistant)
 1993 Fearless (visual effects camera operator - uncredited)
 1993 The Fugitive (cameraman)
 1993 Monolith (visual effects camera assistant)
 1993 Best of the Best II (visual effects camera assistant)
 1992 Army of Darkness (motion control camera operator) / (visual effects editorial)
 1992 Under Siege (composite camera operator/visual effects editorial: Introvision)
 1992 Out on a Limb (visual effects editorial)
 1991 Flight of the Intruder (visual effects animation camera operator) / (visual effects animator)
 1990 The Spirit of '76 (model maker)
 1989 Grave Secrets (visual effects camera assistant - uncredited)
 1989 A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (effects camera assistant - uncredited)
 1989 The Karate Kid Part III (model maker - uncredited)
 1988 Space Mutiny (visual effects animation photography - uncredited)
 1987 The Highwayman (TV Movie) (rotoscope artist - uncredited)
 1987 Timestalkers (TV Movie) (animation cameraman - uncredited)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Christopher Dray Dawson | Christopher Dawson

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

If it CAN get stupid, it WILL get stupid.


Can be seen at the end of the movie "Jimmy Hollywood" as one of the Introvision camera technicians.



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