Darius Fisher

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Darius Fisher
BornLondon, England
ResidenceTopanga, California
EducationUniversity of Sussex
OccupationFilmmaker, film producer, visual effects engineer
EmployerDigital Neural Axis
Notable workFuel, The Aviator, Bhutto, The Big Fix

Darius Fisher is a British film producer, filmmaker, entrepreneur, and visual effects engineer.[1][2][3] He is most well known for his work on the 2008 Sundance award-winning film Fuel,[4] The Aviator, Bhutto,[5] The Big Fix, and the trailer that helped secure funding for Avatar.[6] He is also the founder of Digital Neural Axis, a production company.[7][8]


Fisher is originally from the United Kingdom where he attended University of Sussex and earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in French and European studies.[9]


Fisher was living in New York when he started working as an editor, motion graphic designer and visual effects artist. He later moved to California and founded the production company Digital Neutral Axis with his wife. In 1998, Fisher moved Digital Neutral Axis to Los Angeles[10] and his film partner Johnny O'Hara joined the business. They began working on visual effects for major films including The Last Samurai (2003), The Aviator (2004) and Superman Returns (2006).[11] Additionally, he has co-produced six award winning documentaries including, Fuel (Sundance winner), Bhutto (Emmy nominee, Peabody winner), The Big Fix (Cannes official selection), and several trailers including the trailer that led to the financing of James Cameron's Avatar.[12]

Personal life[edit]

Fisher lives in Topanga, California.[4]



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  14. ^ Harvey, Dennis (18 September 2014). "Film Review: 'Pump'". Variety. Retrieved 18 May 2015.
  15. ^ "Darius Fisher". The New York Times. Retrieved 18 May 2015.