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Cedric Nicolas-Troyan is a French film director and visual effects artist.

Cedric Nicolas-Troyan
Cedric Gabriel Fernand Nicolas

(1969-03-09) March 9, 1969 (age 50)
OccupationFilm director
Visual effects artist
Years active1997-present



He was nominated for the Oscar for Best Visual Effects for the 2012 film Snow White and the Huntsman.[1][2] He directed The Huntsman: Winter's War, which was his directorial debut, was released on April 22, 2016.[3]


Year Title Role Notes
2005 The Weather Man Lead 2D Visual Effects Artist Method, credited as Cedric Nicolas
2006 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Visual Effects Artist Uncredited
2008 Solstice Visual Effects Supervisor credited as Cedric Nicolas
2012 Snow White and the Huntsman Second Unit Director also Visual Effects Supervisor, Nominated for Academy Award for Best Visual Effects
2014 Maleficent Second Unit Director
2016 The Huntsman: Winter's War Director


  1. ^ Robertson, Barbara (February 21, 2013). "VFX Supe Cedric Nicolas-Troyan on Snow White and the Huntsman". Retrieved April 7, 2015.
  2. ^ "Oscars winners and nominees 2013: Complete list". February 25, 2013. Retrieved April 7, 2015.
  3. ^ Ford, Rebecca (January 20, 2015). "'The Huntsman' Finds New Director". Retrieved April 7, 2015.

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