Tim Barter joined Union in 2021 as Visual Effects Supervisor.
Tim studied Fine Art at Hereford College of Art & Design before acquiring a 1st Class Honours Degree in Illustration & Animation at the University of Westminster.
Tim started his creative career as a Digital Artist at the animation production facility, King Camera swiftly becoming their Lead Compositor/Senior Digital Artist. Tim worked on numerous shorts, commercials, title sequences, and music videos; including multiple BAFTA nominated & Silver Dove awarded films. Projects ranged from the title sequence for Have I Got News For You, through Gorillaz music videos, to the BAFTA Nominated animated Opera, The Cunning Little Vixen.
In 2005 Tim retrained as a Live-Action Compositor & joined The Mill where he became the On-Set VFX Supervisor for Doctor Who; Supervising 45 episodes as well as working as Senior Compositor on 29 episodes. In addition to his work on Dr Who, Tim worked in various roles on multiple productions at The Mill; many were awarded or nominated for their Visual Effects, with Tim himself receiving a VES Award for Outstanding Matte Paintings in a Broadcast Program or Commercial.
Since leaving The Mill, Tim has held VFX Supervisor and Lead Compositor positions at companies including LipSync, The Senate, and Peerless.
During this time Tim was the VFX Supervisor on the International Emmy Award-Winning film, Wendy & Peter and received an Emmy Award for his role as Lead 2D VFX Supervisor on The Alienist: The Boy on the Bridge as well as working on other titles including The Nice Guys, City of Tiny Lights, The Sense of an Ending, Kingsman: The Golden Circle, Mute, Judy, The Spanish Princess, Doctor Sleep, Two Whales meet on a Beach before, before joining Union in 2021.
Tim’s Credits include:
Doctor Who, 28 Weeks Later, 300: The Rise of an Empire, The Lone Ranger, Hercules, The Nice Guys, Peter & Wendy, City of Tiny Lights, The Sense of an Ending, Young Pope, Kingsman: The Golden Circle, Mute, The Alienist, The Spanish Princess, The Bodyguard, Cold Pursuit, Doctor Sleep, Two Whales meet on a Beach