Subject: James Farrington


Visual Effects/ Animation Department/ Senior Animator and Pre-vis Artist

Bio Summary:

Early Life/Family:

WestSurrey College of Art and Design, Bachelor of Arts (BA), Animation1982-1985.

Career Outline:
JamesFarrington started as an assistant animator a year after graduatingin 1986. After, he worked on a
couple of television series as the keyanimator. All of his earlier works were in the animation depart and
also included works for Disney. Later, he entered more into thevisual effects department, where he did many
of his most prized and known works there. He worked on pieces for Dreamworks, Warner Bros.,Fox, Walt Disney
and Universal Pictures. Well-known works include:SpaceJam, Harry Potter movies, Where the Wild Things Are, The
Chroniclesof Narnia and Fast and Furious 6.His titles can be known as: 2D/3Dcharacter animator, lead animator,
character animator and pre-visartist.

Comments On Style:





JupiterAscending(animator: Double Negative) (post-production)
2015Kingsman:The Secret Service(previs artist: Nvizage) (post-production)
2014RobotOverlords(previs artist and animator: Nvizage/Nvizible)
2014Edgeof Tomorrow(pre-vis artist: The Third Floor)
2013Fast& Furious 6(animator: Double Negative)
2011DoctorWho(TV Series) (lead animator - 2 episodes)
2011YourHighness(animator: Framestore)
2010TheChronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader(character animator: The Mill)
2010Princeof Persia: The Sands of Time(animator: Framestore)
2009Wherethe Wild Things Are(character animator: Framestore - uncredited)
2007TheGolden Compass(lead animator: Framestore CFC)
2007Primeval(TV Series) (animation lead - 6 episodes)
2005HarryPotter and the Goblet of Fire(animator: Framestore CFC)
2004HarryPotter and the Prisoner of Azkaban(3D character animator: Framestore CFC)
2004EllaEnchanted(3D character animator: MPC)
2002HarryPotter and the Chamber of Secrets(3D character animator: Mill Film - uncredited)
2002Spirit:Stallion of the Cimarron(2D effects animator)
2002/IIDinotopia(TV Mini-Series) (3D character animator)
2000TheRoad to El Dorado(effects animator: "Jaguar Hunt" sequence)
1996SpaceJam(effects animation supervisor)
1995TankGirl(animator - as Jimmy Farrington)
1993ABCWeekend Specials(TV Series) (key animator - 1 episode)
1990DuckTalesthe Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp(assistant animator)
1988WhoFramed Roger Rabbit(assistant animator)
1986Whenthe Wind Blows(assistant animator)

2008 - BAFTAnomination Visual Effects in Television Craft Awards for "Primeval"Series1
2007 - Oscar and BAFTA winner Best Visual Effects for"The Golden Compass" Framestore Team

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ContributorsTo This Listing:
James Farrington
Cheyenne Murphy

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