Matthew Butler

Senior Visual Effects Supervisor

Matthew Butler has brought his technical and artistic expertise to over 20 feature films, including two of Michael Bay’s Transformers movies. One of which (“Transformers: Dark of the Moon”) earned him an Academy Award nomination. Matthew started his 21-year tenure at Digital Domain as an Image Data Coordinator on “Apollo 13” and moved up the ranks as he worked on “T2 3-D,” “Dante’s Peak” and “Titanic,” serving as CG Supervisor on “Fight Club,” “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” and “Vanilla Sky,” and Associate Visual Effects Supervisor on “xXx” and “The Day After Tomorrow.” In addition to leading visual effects for “Ready Player One,” he was the Visual Effects Supervisor on “Pixels,” “Enders Game,” “Transformers: Dark of the Moon,” “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen,” “The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor,” Clint Eastwood’s “Flags of Our Fathers,” and “Letters from Iwo Jima.”

Matthew holds a B.S. in Aeronautical Engineering from the University of Manchester UK and an M.S. in Aeronautics and Astronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.