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Russell Earl


Russell Earl joined the ranks at ILM in 1994 as a Technical Assistant on Casper. Since then, he has contributed to a number of blockbuster hits including Mission: Impossible III and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest, which was awarded the Oscar® for Best Visual Effects in 2006. Earl has been nominated for three Academy Awards®, the first ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 5 Oscars. Another 13 wins & 32 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Transformers Visual Effects
(2007)
Avengers: Endgame Visual Effects
(2019)
Avengers: Infinity War Visual Effects
(2018)
Star Trek Visual Effects
(2009)

Filmography

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 2022 The Bubble (visual effects supervisor: ILM)
 2022 The Batman (senior visual effects supervisor: ILM)
 2021 Free Guy (senior visual effects supervisor: ILM)
 2021 Space Jam: A New Legacy (on-set visual effects supervisor: ILM)
 2019 Avengers: Endgame (senior visual effects supervisor: ILM)
 2018 Ant-Man and the Wasp (senior visual effects supervisor: ILM)
 2018 Avengers: Infinity War (senior visual effects supervisor: ILM)
 2018 The Cloverfield Paradox (production visual effects supervisor)
 2016/I Viral (digital artist: ILM)
 2016 Captain America: Civil War (senior visual effects supervisor: ILM)
 2015 Ant-Man (senior visual effects supervisor: ILM)
 2014 Captain America: The Winter Soldier (senior visual effects supervisor: ILM)
 2013/I Now You See Me (digital artist: ILM)
 2012 Cloud Atlas (visual effects supervisor: ILM)
 2012 Red Tails (visual effects supervisor: ILM)
 2011 Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol (visual effects plate supervisor: ILM)
 2011 Super 8 (production visual effects supervisor)
 2009 Star Trek (senior visual effects supervisor: ILM)
 2007 Transformers (associate visual effects supervisor: ILM)
 2006 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (associate visual effects supervisor: ILM)
 2006 Mission: Impossible III (associate visual effects supervisor: ILM)
 2005 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (computer graphics supervisor: ILM)
 2003 Timeline (digital artist: ILM)
 2003 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (cg sequence supervisor: ILM)
 2003 Tears of the Sun (computer graphics supervisor: ILM)
 2002 Men in Black II (sequence supervisor: ILM)
 2001 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (digital artist: ILM)
 2001 Pearl Harbor (technical director: ILM)
 2000 The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle (lead technical director: ILM)
 1999 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (digital effects artist: ILM)
 1998 Deep Impact (digital effects technical director: ILM)
 1998 Deep Rising (CG technical director: ILM)
 1997 Speed 2: Cruise Control (digital effects artist: ILM - as Russell W. Earl)
 1996 Mars Attacks! (digital effects artist: ILM - as Russell William Earl)
 1996 DragonHeart (digital effects artist: ILM)
 1995 Casper (technical director: ILM)
 1994 Forrest Gump (digital artist: ILM - uncredited)
 1993 In Search of the Obelisk (Short) (digital compositor: vifx) / (model maker: vifx)
 1992 Toys (digital artist: vifx - uncredited)
 1992 Batman Returns (digital artist: vifx - uncredited)
 1992 Patriot Games (digital artist: vifx - uncredited)
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Russell W. Earl | Russell William Earl

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