Biographies: Tim Alexander

Tim Alexander joined Industrial Light & Magic in 1996 and since then has rapidly ascended from the rank of compositor to acclaimed Visual Effects Supervisor. As a testament to his drive and tremendous talent, Alexander has twice been nominated for the BAFTA award, one resulting in a win for The Perfect Storm.  He has also received a Visual Effects Society award nomination for Best Visual Effects of the Year for his work on Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

Prior to joining ILM, Alexander spent three years at Walt Disney Studios where he worked on the feature film James and the Giant Peach. In 2011, His work as the Visual Effects Supervisor on Gore Verbinski’s and ILM’s first animated feature, Rango, won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature in 2012. The film also won the Visual Effects Society Award and the Annie Award for best animated film. After his foray in animation, Tim supervised the work on the big-screen feature film adaptation of The Lone Ranger. Tim’s work on the film won a Visual Effects Society Award for Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Feature and nominated for an Academy Award for Best Visual Effects. Alexander’s work can be seen in the latest installment of the mammoth franchise, Jurassic World.

Tim Alexander holds a masters degree in electrical engineering from Cornell University. While there he was a member of the Advanced Undergraduate Theatre Program where he studied lighting design.

ILM CREDITS

2015   JURASSIC WORLD (c– Visual Effects Supervisor

2012   THE LONE RANGER– Visual Effects Supervisor

            Visual Effects Society Award – Outstanding Supporting Visual   Effects in a Feature Motion Picture

            Academy Award Nomination – Best Visual Effects

2011   RANGO – Visual Effects Supervisor

           Annie Award – Best Animated Feature*

           Visual Effects Society Award – Outstanding Visual Effects in an                        Animated Feature

            Academy Award – Best Animated Feature (awarded to Director, Gore             Verbinski)    

2009   HARRY POTTER AND THE HALF-BLOOD PRINCE – Visual Effects Supervisor

2008   THE SPIDERWICK CHRONICLES – Visual Effects Supervisor

2007   HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX – Visual Effects Supervisor

2005   HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE – Visual Effects Supervisor

            British Academy of Film and Television Award – Best Visual Effects

            Visual Effects Society Award Nomination –Best Visual Effects

2004   THE VILLAGE – Compositor

2004   HIDALGO – Visual Effects Supervisor

2003   DREAMCATCHER – Visual Effects Co-Supervisor

2002   PUNCH-DRUNK LOVE – Visual Effects Supervisor

2001   ET: THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL (re-release) – Additional Visual Effects Supervision

2001   THE MAJESTIC – Visual Effects Supervisor

2000   THE PERFECT STORM – Associate Visual Effects Supervisor

            British Academy of Film and Television Award – Best Achievement in             Visual Effects

1999    DEEP BLUE SEA – Compositing Supervisor

1999    STAR WARS: EPISODE I “The Phantom Menace” – CG Supervisor

1997    TITANIC – Compositor

1997    THE LOST WORLD: JURASSIC PARK – Compositor

1997    DEEP RISING – Compositor

1997    CONTACT – Compositor

1996    STAR TREK: FIRST CONTACT – Compositor