Chas Jarrett is an Oscar and BAFTA nominated, and VES winning Visual Effects Supervisor.
He began his career as a lighting cameraman and Steadicam operator shooting music promos, sports and documentaries.
This experience in live-action production has brought a thorough understanding of traditional lighting and camera techniques to his work in visual effects.
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In 1998 he joined The Moving Picture Company (MPC) and worked on a wide variety of film and television projects as an animator and lighting Technical Director. He soon established himself as a project supervisor on commercials, broadcast projects and then feature films.
His credits include: Sequence Supervisor for The World is not Enough, CG Supervisor for Harry Potter 1 & 2 and VFX Supervisor for a number of high profile features including Troy, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (for which he received a BAFTA nomination) and Poseidon (for which he received an Oscar nomination).
In 2005 Chas joined MPC's board of directors.
After being twice loaned-out to supervise for director Tim Burton – first on a music video for The Killers (for which he received a VES nomination) and then as the production VFX Supervisor for the film adaptation of Sweeney Todd for Dreamworks/Warner Brothers,
Chas left MPC in 2007 to work as an independent visual effects supervisor first with The Wachowski's on Speed Racer and Ninja Assasin, then Guy Ritchie on Sherlock Holmes and Sherlcok Holmes: A Game Of Shadows, Joe Wright on Pan for Warner Brothers and recently with Shane Black on The Nice Guys.
He's currently in post-production on Logan with James Mangold.
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