Oscar- and BAFTA-nominated senior VFX supervisor Chas Jarrett, best-known recently for his work as production VFX supervisor on Disney’s Aladdin, has joined Dneg, the company said.
“I’m delighted to welcome Chas to Dneg,” said CEO Namit Malhotra in a prepared statement. “He is an outstanding creative leader with a passion for storytelling, a talent for developing long-term collaborative relationships with directors, and a wealth of creative and technical experience in supervising and guiding teams through the process of creating complicated, high-end visual effects for major motion pictures. He is an invaluable addition to our talented global team of supervisors, and I’m excited to have him onboard.”
Before Aladdin, Jarrett’s career included work as production VFX supervisor on James Mangold’s Wolverine thriller, Logan, Joe Wright’s Peter Pan origin story Pan, Guy Ritchie’s VES Award-winning Sherlock Holmes and sequel, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, and the Oscar-nominated disaster pic Poseidon.
Jarrett worked with director Tim Burton on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.
Projects in production at Dneg include Dune, Wonder Woman 1984, Fast & Furious 9, Chaos Walking, and Last Night in Soho.