Anders recently joined Weta Digital as a Visual Effects Supervisor, and has recently completed his first project at the company - the critically acclaimed CG blockbuster War for the Planet of the Apes.
Prior to joining Weta, Anders was a Visual Effects Supervisor for 13 years at MPC. He has 17 film credits to his name including X-Men: Apocalypse, Wrath of the Titans, and X-Men: Days of Future Past, which earned him a BAFTA nomination. In 2016, he was nominated for Best Visual Effects at the Academy Awards® for his work on The Martian.
Anders has an enduring interest in the science of visual effects, and is the creator of a complete, production orientated, physically plausible shader library for Arnold called alShaders. The alSurface has received a lot of attention and allows the user to recreate most surface qualities including, metallic, transparent, reflective, and even sub surface skin detail.
Anders has a degree in Computer Visualization and Animation from Bournemouth University. He is currently working as a Visual Effects Supervisor on Alita: Battle Angel.