Christopher Charles Corbould, OBE (//; born 1958) is a British special effects coordinator best known for his work on major blockbuster films and the action scenes on some 11 James Bond films since the early 1980s. He has also worked extensively on the Superman and Batman film series on digital effects and stunts. Corbould has been awarded two Honorary Doctorates from Southampton Solent University in December 2009 and University of Hertfordshire in 2011. In 2011, he won the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects at the 83rd Academy Awards for his work on Inception. He is the brother of special effects supervisors Neil Corbould and Paul Corbould.
In March 2011, Corbould went on trial for breaching health and safety regulations regarding the death of stunt technician Conway Wickliffe during production of The Dark Knight in 2007. He was found not guilty, with the incident ruled as an accident.
Special effects filmographyEdit
|2018||Christopher Robin||Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects|
|2017||Star Wars: The Last Jedi||Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects|
|2015||Star Wars: The Force Awakens||Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects|
|2015||Spectre||special effects supervisor - Guinness World Records for the "Largest film stunt explosion".|
|2012||Skyfall||special effects supervisor|
|2012||The Dark Knight Rises||special effects supervisor|
|2012||John Carter||special effects supervisor|
|2011||X-Men: First Class||special effects supervisor|
|2010||Inception||Won the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects, BAFTA Award for Best Special Visual Effects and VES Award|
|2008||Quantum of Solace||special effects coordinator|
|2008||The Dark Knight||Nominated for the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects|
|2006||Casino Royale||miniature effects supervisor, special effects supervisor|
|2005||Batman Begins||special effects coordinator|
|2003||Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life||special effects director|
|2002||Die Another Day||special effects supervisor|
|2001||Lara Croft: Tomb Raider||special effects supervisor|
|2000||102 Dalmatians||special effects coordinator|
|1999||The World Is Not Enough||special effects supervisor|
|1999||The Mummy||special effects supervisor|
|1998||Firestorm||special effects coordinator|
|1997||Tomorrow Never Dies||special effects supervisor|
|1996||The Ghost and the Darkness||special effects supervisor|
|1995||GoldenEye||special effects supervisor|
|1994||Interview with the Vampire||special effects floor supervisor|
|1993||Shadowlands||special effects supervisor|
|1993||The House of the Spirits||special effects technician|
|1993||Son of the Pink Panther||special effects senior technician|
|1992||Chaplin||special effects technician: London|
|1992||Alien 3||senior special effects technician|
|1992||Far and Away||special effects senior technician: Ireland|
|1991||Hudson Hawk||special effects technician|
|1991||Highlander II: The Quickening||special effects floor supervisor (uncredited)|
|1990||Nightbreed||special effects supervisor|
|1989||Licence to Kill||special effects supervisor: second unit|
|1988||The Adventures of Baron Munchausen||special effects technician: UK (as Chris Cobould)|
|1988||Willow||senior special effects technician|
|1987||The Living Daylights||special effects|
|1986||Link||senior special effects technician|
|1986||The Delta Force||special effects|
|1985||Lifeforce||special effects crew|
|1985||A View to a Kill||special effects technician (uncredited)|
|1984||Supergirl||special effects technician|
|1983||Krull||special effects technician|
|1983||Superman III||special effects senior technician|
|1981||Condorman||special effects technician|
|1980||Superman II||special effects technician (uncredited)|
|1980||Saturn 3||special effects assistant|
- "Stunt expert cleared in Batman cameraman death trial". BBC.
- "Oscar winner on trial over Batman stunt death". BBC.
- "No. 60728". The London Gazette (Supplement). 31 December 2013. p. 10.
- Rachel Swatman (10 November 2015). "Latest Bond adventure Spectre sets record for Largest film stunt explosion ever - watch incredible clip". Guinness World Records. Retrieved 11 November 2015.
- "The arms and crest of Christopher Corbould". Royal College of Arms.