Ben Grossmann

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For the entertainer, see Ben Grossman.
Ben Grossmann
Born Washington, D.C., USA
Occupation Visual effects artist
Years active 2001–present

Ben Grossmann (born ca. 1977) is a visual effects supervisor in Los Angeles, California. He won an Oscar award for Hugo in 2012.


In 2014, with partners Alex Henning, and Rodrigo Teixeira, he formed MAGNOPUS, a visual development company with offices in downtown Los Angeles.[1]


In 2013, he was nominated for an Academy Award for the film Star Trek Into Darkness.[2][3] In 2012, he won an Academy Award for the film Hugo.[4][5][6] In 2006, he won an Emmy for Outstanding Special Visual Effects for the Scifi Miniseries The Triangle.[7]


  1. ^ Alexandria Abramian. "New VFX Firm Magnopus Sets Up in Downtown L.A.". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 25 October 2015. 
  2. ^ "Oscar Winners 2015: The Complete List - 86th Academy Awards". Retrieved 25 October 2015. 
  3. ^ "Space Society to Salute Hollywood at Confab; Shares Gravity-Defying Selfie (Photo)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 25 October 2015. 
  4. ^ "‘Hugo’ Beats Out ‘Harry Potter’ For Visual Effects Oscar". MTV News. Retrieved 25 October 2015. 
  5. ^ Los Angeles Times. "Oscars 2012: Visual effects". Retrieved 25 October 2015. 
  6. ^ "Academy Awards Oscars - Awards Central- IMDb". IMDb. Retrieved 25 October 2015. 
  7. ^ "The Triangle". Television Academy. Retrieved October 25, 2015. 

External links[edit]

Ben Grossmann at the Internet Movie Database