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Chris van Dyck is a Vancouver-based VFX and Compositing supervisor in the commercial, film, and television industry. With over 12 years of experience, he has worked at some of the top studios around the world: WETA Digital, Industrial Light & Magic, MPC, Method, Rising Sun Pictures, Animal Logic, The Embassy and Prime Focus. Chris has held various roles, including Senior Stereo Compositor, Lead Compositor, Compositing Supervisor, VFX Supervisor, Instructor and Consultant. Some of his most notable credits include: The Hobbit Trilogy, Warcraft, Thor 2, Life of Pi, Transformers: Dark Side of the Moon, Tron: Legacy, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Ironman and Frank Miller’s: 300.
For four years, Chris was VFX Supervisor and co-founder at Faction Creative, an award-winning boutique style visual effects company that employed over 25 people and delivered effects for such shows as: Underworld 4, Apollo 18, H Plus: the digital series, Lost, Killers, Mass Effect 2 & 3, Invictus, and the Haunting Hour.
He has also conducted lectures for the VES, Siggraph, and the Art Institute, been published by Digital Fusion on the topic of Digital Compositing, published by Siggraph on the film industry in Vancouver and taught Advanced Digital Compositing at VanArts for over 2 years. Currently he is a board member at the Spark FWD Conference, teaches at Lost Boys Studios and recently set up a small studio in Vancouver specializing in Compositing & Stylization with a focus on creating seamless VFX for film, television and the gaming industry.

Notable Credits

Lavender (2016) On-Set & Studio VFX Supervisor @ CVDVFX
Man in the High Castler (2015) VFX Supervisor @ CVDVFX
Just In Time for Christmas (2015) On-Set & Studio VFX Supervisor @ CVDVFX
Electra Woman & Dyna Girl (2015) VFX Supervisor @ CVDVFX
Numb (2015) On-Set & Studio VFX Supervisor @ CVDVFX
Warcraft (2016) Compositor @ ILM: Vancouver
The Hobbit Trilogy ( 2012 - 2014 ) Compositor @ Weta Digital
Game of Thrones (2014) Lead Compositor @ Look FX
The Interview (2014) Comp Supervisor @ LookFX
Grudge Match (2013) Comp Supervisor @ Method
Thor: The Dark World (2013) Comp Supervisor @ Method
RED 2 (2013) Associate VFX Supervisor @ Method
Life of Pi (2012) Compositor @ MPC Vancouver
H+ (2012) DFX Supervisor @ Faction Creative
Mass Effect 2 & 3 (2010 - 2012) VFX Supervisor @ Faction Creative
Underworld: Awakening (2012) DFX Supervisor @ Faction Creative
Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011) Compositor @ ILM: San Francisco
Tron: Legacy (2010) Compositor @ Prime Focus
Apollo 18 (2010) DFX Supervisor @ Faction Creative
R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour (2010) On-Set & Studio VFX Supervisor @ Faction Creative
16 Wishes (2010) On-Set & Studio VFX Supervisor @ Faction Creative
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009) Compositor @ Rising Sun Pictures
Frank Miller’s 300 (2006) Compositor @ Animal Logic
Garfield: Tale of Two Kitties (2006) Comp Supervisor @ Rainmaker
Land of the Dead (2005) Compositor @ Spin West VFX
Stargate SG1 (2003) Compositor @ Spin West VFX

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