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Top Grossing Visual Effects Supervisor at the International Box OfficeBETA


See also: Top Domestic Visual Effects Supervisors - Top International Art Directors - Top International Assistant Directors - Top International Associate Producers - Top International Casting Directors - Top International Cinematographers - Top International Co-Producers - Top International Composers - Top International Costume Designers - Top International Dialogue Editors - Top International Directors - Top International Editors - Top International Executive Producers - Top International Make-up and Hair Designers - Top International Music Editors - Top International Music Supervisors - Top International Producers - Top International Production Designers - Top International Re-recording Mixers - Top International Screenwriters - Top International Set Decorators - Top International Set Designers - Top International Sound Designers - Top International Sound Effects Editors - Top International Sound Mixers - Top International Story Creators - Top International Stunt Coordinators - Top International Supervising Sound Editors - Top International Unit Production Managers - Top Worldwide Visual Effects Supervisors

This list shows the highest grossing Visual Effects Supervisors based on the international box office of the movies they worked on.

Since we are still actively researching technical roles, we consider this chart to be in beta mode. The table includes data for movies in The Numbers database. While we make every effort to collect all available data, there are inevitably omissions and errors. Please help us by sending corrections to corrections@the-numbers.com.

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Roger Guyett
Best known as a Visual Effects Supervisor based on credits in that role in 22 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Star Wars Ep. VII: The Force Awakens ($1,122,000,000 in 2015), Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone ($657,179,821 in 2001), Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End ($654,000,000 in 2007), Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest ($642,900,000 in 2006), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban ($547,149,597 in 2004), Star Wars Ep. III: Revenge of the Sith ($468,728,300 in 2005), Saving Private Ryan ($268,700,000 in 1998), Mission: Impossible III ($264,000,000 in 2006), Twister ($254,011,615 in 1996), Star Trek Into Darkness ($238,602,923 in 2013)

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Joe Letteri
Best known as a Visual Effects Supervisor based on credits in that role in 13 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Avatar ($2,023,411,357 in 2009), The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey ($714,000,000 in 2012), The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug ($702,000,000 in 2013), The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies ($700,000,000 in 2014), The Jungle Book ($599,900,000 in 2016), Dawn of the Planet of the Apes ($502,098,977 in 2014), King Kong ($332,437,332 in 2005), Rise of the Planet of the Apes ($306,100,000 in 2011), The Adventures of Tintin ($296,402,120 in 2011), I, Robot ($203,828,562 in 2004)

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John Knoll
Best known as a Visual Effects Supervisor based on credits in that role in 12 films.
Top films contributed to this record: Avatar ($2,023,411,357 in 2009), Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest ($642,900,000 in 2006), Star Wars Ep. I: The Phantom Menace ($552,500,000 in 1999), Rogue One: A Star Wars Story ($518,811,164 in 2016), Mission: Impossible—Ghost Protocol ($485,315,327 in 2011), Star Wars Ep. II: Attack of the Clones ($346,018,875 in 2002), Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl ($329,542,879 in 2003), Pacific Rim ($309,200,000 in 2013), Mission: Impossible ($276,716,108 in 1996), Rango ($122,246,993 in 2011)

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Complete List

Rank Name International
Box Office
Movies Average
1 Roger Guyett $6,754,216,313 22 $307,009,832
2 Joe Letteri $6,580,810,949 13 $506,216,227
3 John Knoll $5,784,260,189 12 $482,021,682
4 Eric Saindon $4,200,947,181 5 $840,189,436
5 Tim Burke $3,529,676,793 6 $588,279,466
6 Dan Lemmon $3,431,510,334 4 $857,877,584
7 Guy Williams $3,270,011,357 3 $1,090,003,786
8 Kelvin McIlwain $3,256,020,861 7 $465,145,837
9 Janek Sirrs $2,987,474,534 6 $497,912,422
10 Scott Farrar $2,960,480,716 10 $296,048,072
11 John Bruno $2,937,721,778 6 $489,620,296
12 Rob Legato $2,775,762,728 6 $462,627,121
13 Michael J. Wassel $2,703,906,681 5 $540,781,336
14 Stephen Rosenbaum $2,699,401,785 6 $449,900,298
15 Nick Davis $2,628,268,652 8 $328,533,582
16 Christopher Townsend $2,588,891,701 6 $431,481,950
17 Sheena Duggal $2,515,741,815 17 $147,984,813
18 Ken Ralston $2,342,931,636 10 $234,293,164
19 Pablo Helman $2,188,921,801 9 $243,213,533
20 Ben Snow $2,157,540,375 6 $359,590,063
21 Dennis Muren $2,149,216,752 11 $195,383,341
22 Charles Gibson $2,125,620,005 8 $265,702,501
23 Jerome Chen $2,044,288,526 9 $227,143,170
24 Steven Quale $2,023,411,357 1 $2,023,411,357
25 Steve Begg $1,984,643,928 5 $396,928,786
26 Volker Engel $1,790,050,304 5 $358,010,061
27 Jeff White $1,675,184,915 3 $558,394,972
28 Eric Brevig $1,672,194,304 7 $238,884,901
29 Paul Franklin $1,655,860,415 3 $551,953,472
30 Erik Nash $1,582,242,438 4 $395,560,610
31 Jim Mitchell $1,516,565,438 6 $252,760,906
32 Steve Goldberg $1,506,539,981 4 $376,634,995
33 Richard Stammers $1,442,302,522 4 $360,575,631
34 Angus Bickerton $1,430,585,137 7 $204,369,305
35 John Nelson $1,407,635,880 10 $140,763,588
36 Carey Villegas $1,390,081,172 5 $278,016,234
37 Jim Rygiel $1,385,258,723 6 $230,876,454
38 Tim Alexander $1,312,389,576 3 $437,463,192
39 Ken Bielenberg $1,309,002,495 4 $327,250,624
40 Jake Morrison $1,308,170,829 3 $436,056,943
41 Bill Westenhofer $1,307,823,256 5 $261,564,651
42 Dan DeLeeuw $1,297,390,283 4 $324,347,571
43 John 'DJ' DesJardin $1,268,878,445 6 $211,479,741
44 Scott Stokdyk $1,222,522,469 5 $244,504,494
45 Scott Squires $1,201,549,087 5 $240,309,817
46 Robert Legato $1,168,128,862 4 $292,032,216
47 Philippe Gluckman $1,143,045,930 3 $381,015,310
48 Paul Kavanagh $1,122,000,000 1 $1,122,000,000
49 Adam Valdez $1,117,029,407 2 $558,514,704
50 Bill George $1,100,299,328 4 $275,074,832
51 Charley Henley $1,097,900,000 3 $365,966,667
52 Patrick Tubach $1,097,202,923 2 $548,601,462
53 Stefen Fangmeier $1,043,968,727 8 $130,496,091
54 John Gaeta $1,037,090,043 3 $345,696,681
55 Stephane Ceretti $1,034,028,030 4 $258,507,008
56 Jay Barton $1,010,600,955 1 $1,010,600,955
57 Nicholas Brooks $996,840,740 4 $249,210,185
58 Scott Kersavage $985,751,570 2 $492,875,785
59 Anders Langlands $949,359,483 2 $474,679,742
60 Geoffrey Baumann $949,212,854 1 $949,212,854
61 Jon Farhat $934,069,908 7 $133,438,558
62 Dean Wright $923,648,413 4 $230,912,103
63 Rob Engle $916,994,769 2 $458,497,385
64 Christian Manz $915,967,173 4 $228,991,793
65 Sean Phillips $895,168,448 2 $447,584,224
66 Jeffrey A. Okun $891,899,539 6 $148,649,923
67 Chas Jarrett $879,205,874 5 $175,841,175
68 R. Christopher White $874,636,774 2 $437,318,387
69 Richard R. Hoover $819,489,249 3 $273,163,083
70 Peter Chiang $817,358,285 8 $102,169,786
71 Gary Bruins $807,163,721 2 $403,581,861
72 Dan Sudick $806,400,000 1 $806,400,000
73 Markus Manninen $802,375,940 2 $401,187,970
74 Matt Aitken $796,807,196 2 $398,403,598
75 Richard Bluff $775,833,816 2 $387,916,908
76 Marc Weigert $754,632,975 2 $377,316,488
77 Richard Yuricich $747,808,038 4 $186,952,010
78 Mahesh Ramasubramanian $739,201,669 2 $369,600,835
79 Robert Stadd $736,978,089 4 $184,244,522
80 Jason Smith $735,212,609 2 $367,606,305
81 James E. Price $734,653,912 5 $146,930,782
82 Boyd Shermis $728,857,540 6 $121,476,257
83 Michael Fink $712,823,529 6 $118,803,922
84 Andrew Lockley $689,134,528 2 $344,567,264
85 Dennis Berardi $655,902,964 7 $93,700,423
86 John Frazier $654,000,000 1 $654,000,000
87 Eric Durst $641,162,403 5 $128,232,481
88 Andrew Jackson $640,293,800 3 $213,431,267
89 Jonathan Rothbart $628,936,108 2 $314,468,054
90 Karen Goulekas $620,881,703 4 $155,220,426
91 Kyle Odermatt $619,649,240 3 $206,549,747
92 Richard Hollander $616,013,897 5 $123,202,779
93 Patrick McClung $612,784,679 5 $122,556,936
94 James Madigan $608,277,176 4 $152,069,294
95 Keith Miller $599,900,000 1 $599,900,000
96 Mark Stetson $594,605,055 5 $118,921,011
97 Russell Earl $585,623,497 2 $292,811,749
98 Eric Barba $580,983,788 5 $116,196,758
99 John Dykstra $580,386,185 2 $290,193,093
100 Vincent Cirelli $575,275,461 2 $287,637,731

The International Market is defined as all territories excluding the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Guam.

This table is updated daily to reflect the latest studio reports.

Note: This chart is not adjusted for inflation.

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