In 1997, Geoff received his start in the visual effects industry at MGM Television as a Visual Effects Assistant. He quickly advanced to Production-side VFX Coordinator and Plate Supervisor, roles he continued with for Warner Bros. Studios and BLT Productions for another three years.
He spent the next eight years in increasingly creative and managerial roles. This included a return to MGM Television where he managed the VFX for over 60 episodes of Stargate Atlantis the series. He later joined Keystone Pictures and managed the Western Post VFX Facility start up as the Visual Effects Supervisor, Producer and was given the opportunity as 2nd Unit Director for 6 of the Disney Buddies franchise films.
Geoff joined Image Engine in 2011, to contribute his expertise in production to Universal Pictures’ Safe House as Image Engine’s visual effects producer. He then produced visual effects for Kathryn Bigelow’s Zero Dark Thirty, which earned him a VES Award nomination in the category of Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Feature Motion Picture. Geoff served as Image Engine’s visual effects producer for other projects including Fast6, Straight Outta Compton and for Neill Blomkamp’s third feature film Chappie.
Recently, Geoff directed a kids adventure feature film The Adventure Club available on both Netflix and iTunes. In 2016/17 he again worked closely with director Neill Blomkamp, managing the VFX department for his personal experimental studio, OATS Studios.
Geoff rejoined Image Engine in 2018 as Senior Visual Effects Producer.