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A 20+ year industry veteran, Watts invented the process now referred to as "Digital Intermediate" with "Pleasantville." Later, he pioneered the use of digital still cameras as a high resolution replacement for film cameras on "Tim Burton's The Corpse Bride." On the Academy Award-winning Gravity, Watts was part of the team that designed the zero-g ... See full bio »

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Known For

300 Visual Effects
Gravity Visual Effects
Tales of the Black Freighter Production Designer
Gattaca Visual Effects


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 2019/I Assimilate (visual effects supervisor)
 2017 Geostorm (visual effects supervisor)
 2015 Powder and Gold (visual effects consultant)
 2015 Power Rangers (Short) (visual effects supervisor)
 2013 Horns (second unit visual effects supervisor)
 2013 Gravity (visual effects consultant - uncredited)
 2011 Detention (visual effects supervisor)
 2010 Free Willy: Escape from Pirate's Cove (Video) (visual effects consultant)
 2009 Where the Wild Things Are (visual effects supervisor - uncredited)
 2009 Case 39 (visual effects supervisor)
 2008 Disaster Movie (visual effects supervisor)
 2008 Street Kings (visual effects supervisor)
 2007 Meet Bill (compositor) / (visual effects supervisor)
 2007 In the Wall (Short) (visual effects supervisor)
 2006 300 (visual effects supervisor)
 2005 The Fog (visual effects supervisor: Hydraulx)
 2005 Venom (visual effects supervisor: Hydraulx)
 2005 Corpse Bride (visual effects consultant)
 2004 Fat Albert (digital compositor - as Chris S. Watts)
 2004 The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (digital artist)
 2004 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (compositor: MPC)
 2004 The Day After Tomorrow (visual effects supervisor: Hydraulx)
 2004 The Offspring: (Can't Get My) Head Around You (Music Video) (visual effects)
 2003 Looney Tunes: Back in Action (visual effects supervisor)
 2002 American Icarus (Short) (visual effects consultant)
 2002 Kung Pow: Enter the Fist (visual effects supervisor)
 2001 U2: Elevation (Music Video) (visual effects)
 2001 Papa Roach: Between Angels and Insects (Music Video) (visual effects supervisor)
 2000 Magicians (visual effects supervisor)
 1999 The Insider (visual effects supervisor)
 1999 Mumford (visual effects consultant - uncredited)
 1998 Fiona Apple: Across the Universe (Music Video) (visual effects supervisor)
 1998 Pleasantville (visual effects supervisor)
 1997 Gattaca (visual effects supervisor)
 1996 Extreme Measures (co-visual effects supervisor)
 1996 Matilda (visual effects supervisor)
 1995 Waterworld (post effects supervision) / (post production visual effects supervisor)
 1995 French Kiss (visual effects supervisor)
 1994 Mary Shelley's Frankenstein (visual effects producer)
 1994 The Hudsucker Proxy (coordinator: visual effects unit) / (visual effects editor - uncredited)
 1993 Demolition Man (visual effects coordinator)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Visual Effects Supervisor for the music video: Backstreet Boys "Larger than Life" directed by Joseph Kahn See more »

Alternate Names:

Chris S. Watts


6' 1½" (1.87 m)

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