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Visual Effects specialist  - providing creative, technical and production expertise for features, commercials, broadcast drama and docu-drama, and corporate projects in the UK and overseas.  

 

Extensive experience of working with clients from pre-production - devising visual effects, breakdowns and costing - through to delivery, including directing, on-set supervision, planning and problem solving, managing post-production schedules and co-ordinating teams in various locations.  

 

Work with international and local crews and proven success in finding practical solutions to creative challenges at short notice on location.  I have managed and mentored technical and creative teams.  

 

On-set supervision and production on shoots in countries including: UK, India, Thailand, South Africa, Namibia, Malawi, Tunisia, Egypt, Ukraine, Malta, Romania, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Austria, Finland, Norway, Bulgaria, Hungary

 

Technical photography for photogrammetry, matte painting and CGI.

 

 

 

TV Drama includes: On-set VFX supervisor Consecration (Dir: Christopher Smith, in production); Worzel Gummidge, 2021 (BBC. Dir: Mackenzie Crook); The Confessions of Frannie Langton (in production, Dir: Andrea Harkin); The Last Kingdom, Series 5 (Dir: Jon East); The Peripheral (Dir: Vincenzo Natali/Alrick Riley); Avenue 5, Series 1 (Dir: various); Succession, Season 2 (Dir: Becky Martin/Kevin Bray); Living the Dream (TV series for Sky);  Barbarians Rising (8 hours of TV for History Channel, Dir: Simon George/Declan O'Dwer/Maurice Sweeney).  

 

Features include: VFX Supervisor and producer for This is the Nightmail.  As VFX supervisor for Lipsync Post: on-set and post-production work including: Boogie Man  – shoot and post supervision; Hurricane  – shoot supervision; City of Lies  post supervision; – post supervision; Rise of the Foot Soldier 3  – post supervision.  Post-production VFX Supervisor: MindGamers (aka DXM), VFX producer/director: Thoda Pyaar, Thoda Magic.  As Creative Director for Reliance Media (Mumbai) more than 20 features. On set supervision for other features including: The King's Speech (Dir. Tom Hooper); Ironclad (Dir. Jonathan English); Another Mother’s Son (Dir. Christopher Menaul); Fade to Black (Dir: Oliver Parker); Agent Crush (Dir. Sean Robinson); A Very Social Secretary (Dir. Jon Jones); In the Spider’s Web (Dir. Terry Winsor) – VFX production co-ordinator);  Les Fils du Vent (aka Sons of the Wind, the Great Challenge) (Dir. Julien Seri)

 

Drone shoot supervision including Dogs: An Amazing Animal Family for Offspring Films and Barbarians Rising

 

Commercials include: Stella Artois, Amex, Aramco, Wren Kitchens, Toyota, Virgin Media, Dunelm, FIFA, LNER, H&M, Currys/Dixons, LiveScore, Camelot, LidL, Jigstack, Sofology, Just Eat, Rolls Royce, Next, Mattel, Castrol, AXA, KFC, Amazon, M&S, Sky Sports, Debenhams, Rimmel, Jd Sports, Ikea, Esso, Jo Malone, Crew 2, IZettle, Nike, BaileysLilletsLateRoomsBraun Handblender.

After completing an HND in Broadcast Engineering at Ravensbourne College of Art and Design I worked initially in TV broadcasting.  I then worked in postproduction facilities in London, editing commercials, music promos, TV idents and title sequences before becoming a specialist in visual effects. 

I was awarded an MA with distinction in Digital Documentary from Sussex University in 2014.  Alongside my visual effects work I undertake commissions for documentaries, promotional films and photography, mainly for not-for-profit organisations.

Contact  
neilcunninghamvfx@me.com
+44 (0)7802 419798