Alexis Wajsbrot

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Alexis Wajsbrot
Alexis Wajsbrot at Trojan Horse was a Unicorn Film Festival 2013.jpg
Alexis Wajsbrot at Trojan Horse was a Unicorn Film Festival 2013
Born Alexis Mickael Wajsbrot
Paris, France
Occupation Film director, Visual effects supervisor, screenwriter
Years active 2002–present

Alexis Wajsbrot[1] is co-directing his first feature film Don't Hang Up[2][3] based on a screenplay written by Joe Johnson, starring Sienna Guillory, Gregg Sulkin and Garrett Clayton. Jason Newmark[4] will produce along with Romain Philippe.

Wajsbrot's directorial debut was the short film Red Balloon,[5][6][7][8][9] a 13-minute thriller, which he co-directed. In 2010 he won the Directorial Discovery Award at the Rhode Island International Horror Film Festival[10][11] and 35 selections in others.[citation needed]

Prior to becoming a director, Wajsbrot worked on visual effects for several films. In 2014 he won a Visual Effect Society Award on Alfonso Cuarón's Gravity for Outstanding FX and Simulation Animation in a Live Action Motion Picture.[12][13]


Year Title Director Role
2017 Thor Ragnarok Taika Waititi Visual Effects Supervisor
Don't Hang Up Alexis Wajsbrot and Damien Mace Director / Visual Effects Supervisor
Geostorm Dean Devlin CG Supervisor
2016 Doctor Strange Scott Derrickson CG Supervisor
Picture Book (in development) Alexis Wajsbrot and Damien Mace Director
2014 Paddington Paul King CG Supervisor
Men, Women & Children Jason Reitman CG Supervisor
Edge of Tomorrow Doug Liman CG Supervisor
2013 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Ben Stiller CG Supervisor
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters Thor Freudenthal CG Supervisor
Iron Man 3 Shane Black CG Supervisor
Gravity Alfonso Cuarón CG Effects Supervisor
2011 Your Highness David Gordon Green FX Lead
2010 Red Balloon Alexis Wajsbrot and Damien Mace Director / Visual Effects Supervisor
Prince of Persia Mike Newell FX Lead
The Wolfman Joe Johnston Senior FX TD
2009 G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra Stephen Sommers Senior FX TD
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince David Yates FX Lead
2008 Cloverfield (Viral Marketing) Matt Reeves Senior FX TD
2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix David Yates Senior FX TD
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Tim Burton Senior FX TD
2005 Somne Isidro Ortiz CG Artist
20 Centimetros Ramón Salazar CG Artist


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