fxpodcast #336: Chris Corbould SFX Supervisor 007

Chris Corbould joins us this week to discuss Special FX Supervision. Chris won the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects at the 83rd Academy Awards for his work on Inception. Most recently he was the Action Vehicle Supervisor and Special Effects Supervisor on James Bond 007’s No Time to Die. He is the brother of special effects supervisors Neil Corbould and Paul Corbould, and so comes from a family of brilliant special effects artists.

Chris has had a remarkable career, especially with the Bond films, which Chris talks about in this episode. Since he started he has done an incredible 15 James Bond films, building a remarkable relationship with this iconic franchise and an extremely trusted and valued role within the Bond production company and family.

He has also had an incredible series of SFX roles with the award-winning director Christopher Nolan. For example, it was Chris who engineered the famous truck flip in The Dark Knight and he won an Oscar for his work on Inception.

Inception: Peter Bebb, Paul Franklin, Andrew Lockley and Chris Corbould backstage – photo Todd Wawrychuk / ©A.M.P.A.S.

Chris is not just an SFX expert he is also a second unit director on such films as Christopher Robin (2018) and The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018).



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