Published: 29 April 2014 at 10:58
Member of Gravity’s visual effects crew is working on Dracula Untold
A successful film set modeller says deciding to study at Anglia Ruskin University was “the best decision I ever made.”
After graduating with a first class BSc in Computer-Aided Visualisation in 2009, Chris Cook was part of the CGI team behind Oscar-winning Warner Brothers picture Gravity as part of his work for visual effects industry giant Framestore. During his final year at Anglia Ruskin, he had impressed on a placement for Cambridge firm ArtVPS, which got him noticed.
Chris’s role involved computer generated modelling and layout. He said:
The film has won several awards, including the BAFTA and Oscar for best visual effects. After his role was complete, Chris took some time out and returned to work at Anglia Ruskin, creating posters for information screens, before picking up where he left off. Over the last few years Chris, who is from Chelmsford, has worked on Robocop, Edge of Tomorrow, Jupiter Ascending and Guardians of the Galaxy. His current project is Dracula Untold, on which he is working as an environment technical director.
Chris, 32, added: