Mike Fink

VFX Supervisor,

(Life of Pi, TRON: Legacy, Avatar, Blade Runner)

Attempting to disguise a checkered past, Michael earned degrees from California State University Northridge, San Francisco Art Institute, and California Institute of the Arts.

Starting with “China Syndrome” (1977), Michael worked on “Star Trek: The Motion Picture” and “Blade Runner” before becoming a Visual Effects Supervisor on “War Games” (1982). He has worked on more than 50 films, including “Buckaroo Banzai,” “War Games” (BAFTA Nomination), “Batman Returns” (Academy Award Nomination, BAFTA Nomination), “Braveheart,” “Mars Attacks!,” “X-Men,” “X-Men 2,” “Constantine,” “The Golden Compass” (Academy Award, BAFTA Award), “Tropic Thunder,” “Avatar,” “TRON: Legacy,” “Sucker Punch,” “Tree of Life,” and “Life of Pi.”

A founding member of the Visual Effects Society and a member of the Executive Committee of the Visual Effects Branch of the Academy, Michael is also a Professor at the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California, and a supervisor and consultant on visual effects and 3D projects.