Max Dennison

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Max Dennison is a professional digital matte painter and illustrator.

After art school, Dennison quickly established a career producing matte paintings and concept work for the international special effects industry.

Dennison achieved critical acclaim through his work on Academy award-winning films such as Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings and John Madden's Shakespeare in Love.[1]

In 2003, while supervising the matte painting department at Weta Digital on Lord of the Rings, Dennison was also nominated for the award of "Best Matte Painting in a Motion Picture" by the Visual Effects Society[2] for his work on The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers.[3]

Having worked on Revenge of the Sith for Industrial Light & Magic in 2004, he is now based in London and most recently[when?] completed work on X-Men: The Last Stand, The Da Vinci Code and Bryan Singer's Superman Returns.[4]

Since then, he set up Matte Painting UK in 2007 based in Shepperton Studios where he and his team continue to produce VFX for the international film industries.


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