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Tim Burke (visual effects supervisor)

Tim Burke is a visual effects supervisor. He has worked on several films and TV shows, such as Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 and Doctor Who.


Early life and careerEdit

He was born in 1965 in Newcastle-on-Tyne, Tyneside, England. Years after that he studied graphic design and did commercials, but then in 1996 started doing film effects with Ridley Scott's new company.[1] In 2013, Burke’s Bigger Picture Films will develop his ‘’Planet X’’ trilogy, Famous Player's Club,[2] modern day drama ‘‘The Second Coming’’, The Hangover style comedy ‘’Vegas Baby’’ and social media teen horror ‘‘Hashtag’’.[3]


On January 24, 2012, he was nominated for an Academy Award for the film Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2.[4] He had previously been on the team that won the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects for Gladiator.[5]


  1. ^ Interview at Metro
  2. ^ Famous Players Club on IMDb
  3. ^ "Executive Film Producer Tim Burke's The Bigger Picture Films Commences Work on High-Concept, Big Budget Movie Slate". Cision. 31 July 2013. Retrieved 10 February 2018.
  4. ^ Academy Awards 2012 | Road to the Oscars - IMDb
  5. ^ Bona, Damien (2002-02-06). Inside Oscar 2. Random House Publishing Group. ISBN 9780345448002.

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