Anders Langlands

Weta Digital

Anders Langlands is a visual effects supervisor with nearly 20 years’ experience in the industry. Graduating from Bournemouth in 2003, he spent 13 years at MPC London and Montreal with a brief interlude working on Arnold at Solid Angle before joining Weta Digital in 2016. He is best known for his work on X-Men: Days of Future Past, The Martian, War for the Planet of the Apes, and Mulan.

Weta Digital is a digital visual effects company based in Wellington, New Zealand. Home to 1,500 ambitious artists, engineers and executives. Distinctive for creativity and innovation in visual effects and animation the company characteristics attract talent, partners, and clients that seek to push what is possible in pursuit of their artistic vision.

Their work has earned six visual effects Academy Awards®, twelve Academy Sci-Tech Awards and six visual effects BAFTA Awards in addition to the 34 Visual Effects Society Awards awarded by industry peers. Known for their performance-driven animated characters such as Gollum, Kong, Neytiri, and Caesar, as well as, the worlds they create including Middle-earth, Pandora and countless others.

The visual effects of Mulan

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Anders Langlands

Anders Langlands

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Mark Flanagan

Mark Flanagan

Alex Webster

Alex Webster

Bianca Cirdei

Bianca Cirdei

Tom Minor

Tom Minor

William Stocks

William Stocks

Brenda Ximena Roldan-Romero

Brenda Ximena Roldan-Romero

Oliver Gingrich

Oliver Gingrich

Maria Almena

Maria Almena

Tom Morledge

Tom Morledge

Kevin McDowell

Kevin McDowell

Matt Carroll

Matt Carroll

Ben Radcliffe

Ben Radcliffe

Usman Riaz & Jeff Wexler

Usman Riaz & Jeff Wexler

Georgina Hurcombe

Georgina Hurcombe

Ian Fellows & Craig Tonks

Ian Fellows & Craig Tonks

Shelley Page

Shelley Page

Ross Burgess

Ross Burgess

Chris Drew & Tom Box

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