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Paul Corbould (/ˈkɔːrbld/) is a British special effects supervisor best known for his work on major blockbuster films such as Children of Men (2006), Captain America: The First Avenger (2011), Thor: The Dark World (2013), and most recently Guardians of the Galaxy (2014). He is a brother of Oscar-winning special effect supervisors Chris Corbould and Neil Corbould.

Paul Corbould
OccupationSpecial effects supervisor
Years active1980–present

For his work in Guardians of the Galaxy, he achieved critical success and received his first Best Visual Effects nomination at the 87th Academy Awards which he shared with Stephane Ceretti, Jonathan Fawkner and Nicolas Aithadi.[1] He was nominated at the 68th British Academy Film Awards in same category with Stephane, Jonathan and Nicolas.[2]

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Special effects filmographyEdit

Year Film Role
2017 Dunkirk special effects supervisor
2017 Beauty and the Beast special effects supervisor
2016 Doctor Strange special effects supervisor
2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron special effects supervisor
2014 Guardians of the Galaxy special effects supervisor
2013 47 Ronin special effects coordinator
Thor: The Dark World assistant special effects coordinator
2012 Skyfall special effects floor supervisor
The Borgias
special effects (TV Series)
John Carter assistant special effects supervisor
2011 Captain America: The First Avenger special effects supervisor
2010 The Wolfman
2008 Inkheart
Body of Lies
Mamma Mia!
2007 1408
2006 Children of Men
As You Like It
2005 V for Vendetta
Goal! The Dream Begins
Kingdom of Heaven special effects assistant supervisor
2004 Wimbledon special effects supervisor
King Arthur special effects senior technician
2002 Die Another Day senior special effects technician
2001 Black Hawk Down assistant special effects supervisor - as Paul Grant Corbould
Band of Brothers
floor leader and senior special effects technician - 2 episodes (TV Mini-Series)
2000 Gladiator floor supervisor
1999 Captain Jack special effects technician
Entrapment special effects floor supervisor: second unit
1998 Saving Private Ryan lead senior special effects technician
1997 The Peacemaker special effects technician: UK
Event Horizon special effects supervisor
1996 Gulliver's Travels (miniseries)
1994 Immortal Beloved (film) special effects assistant
Bermuda Grace special effects technician (TV Movie)
1993 Harnessing Peacocks special effects (TV Movie)
Heartbeat
Special effects chief - One Episode (TV Series)
1992 The Blackheath Poisonings (miniseries) special effects technician
Orlando
The Power of One special effects
1991 Let Him Have It special effects technician - as Paul Corbold
1990 The Rainbow Thief special effects technician
1989 Back Home (TV Movie) special effects technician
uncredited for TV Movie The Dirty Dozen: The Fatal Mission
1988 The Dirty Dozen: The Fatal Mission
1987 Withnail & I special effects
uncredited for TV Movie The Last Days of Patton
1986 The Last Days of Patton
1985 Steaming special effects
Jenny's War special effects - (TV Movie)
Space (miniseries) special effects
Murder with Mirrors special effects technician - uncredited (TV Movie)
1984 Amadeus special effects
1983 Superman III special effects - uncredited
The Hunger special effects
The Winds of War special effects - (TV Mini-Series)
1981 The French Lieutenant's Woman special effects - uncredited
1980 Hawk the Slayer special effects
The Elephant Man special effects - uncredited

AccoladesEdit

Year
Ceremony
Category Nominated Work Recipients Result
Academy Awards[3][4]
February 22, 2015
Oscars 2014
Best Visual Effects Guardians of the Galaxy Shared with:
Nominated
February 26, 2017
Oscars 2017
Doctor Strange Shared with:
Nominated
British Academy Film Awards [5][6][7]
February 11, 2007
60th BAFTAs
Best Special Visual Effects Children of Men Shared with:
Nominated
February 8, 2015
68th BAFTAs
Guardians of the Galaxy Shared with:
Nominated
February 12, 2017
70th BAFTAs
Doctor Strange Shared with:
Nominated
Visual Effects Society Awards
February 12, 2007
5th VES Awards
Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Feature Motion Picture Children of Men Shared with:
Nominated
February 4, 2015
13th VES Awards
Outstanding Visual Effects in an Effects Driven Photoreal/Live Action Feature Motion Picture Guardians of the Galaxy Shared with:
Nominated
February 7, 2018
15th VES Awards
Outstanding Visual Effects in a Photoreal Feature Doctor Strange Shared with:
Nominated
Saturn Awards[8][9]
July 26, 2012
38th Saturn Awards
Best Special Effects Captain America: The First Avenger Shared with:
Nominated
June 26, 2014
40th Saturn Awards
Thor: The Dark World Shared with:
  • Jake Morrison
  • Mark Breakspear
Nominated
June 25, 2015
41st Saturn Awards
Guardians of the Galaxy Shared with:
Nominated
June 22, 2016
42nd Saturn Awards
Avengers: Age of Ultron Shared with:
Nominated

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "87th Academy Awards". Retrieved January 15, 2015.
  2. ^ "BAFTA awards 2015:Special Visual Effects".
  3. ^ "The 87th Academy Awards (2015) Nominees and Winners". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. AMPAS. Retrieved February 23, 2015.
  4. ^ "The 89th Academy Awards (2017) Nominees and Winners". Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. AMPAS. Retrieved February 23, 2017.
  5. ^ "60th BAFTAs Nominess". BAFTAs Organization. Retrieved February 28, 2015.
  6. ^ "Film in 2015". BAFTA. 9 January 2015. Retrieved 9 January 2015.
  7. ^ "Film in 2017". BAFTA. 9 January 2017. Retrieved 9 January 2017.
  8. ^ "RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES and SUPER 8 lead Saturn Awards with 3 awards each". saturnawards.org. July 26, 2012. Retrieved July 27, 2012.
  9. ^ "Gravity, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Lead Saturn Awards Noms"

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