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Chris Healer

The Molecule
CEO / CTO / VFX Supervisor
After finishing his film degree at CU Boulder, having built a 16mm projector out of Legos
and written a 3D graphics library for DOS in C++, Chris Healer transitioned from web
design to motion capture and 3D animation in Denver. He moved to New York in 2002,
and in 2005 founded The Molecule (http://www.themolecule.com).
At The Molecule, he is CEO, CTO, Visual Effects Supervisor, VFX Consultant, Creative
Designer, Software Developer, and Producer. He has worked on a variety of film and
television projects, including “Elementary” (CBS), the HD remaster of “The Wire” (HBO),
Money Monster, and most recently, Doug Liman’s episodic series “Invisible” for VR.
The Molecule maintains offices in NYC and LA and employs over 80 people. Its
specialties include live-action compositing, VR post-production, motion graphics
animation, CG modeling, animation and rendering, as well as traditional film production,
VR production, and second unit VFX production.
Chris has developed many of the tools used at The Molecule, including its Render Farm,
Workflow Automation Tools, Linking and Preview Tools, and Cloud-based Compositing
Pipeline. Chris is a regular speaker at Nuke, ACM SIGGRAPH, and VES events and an
active member of the Visual Effects community.

My Speakers Sessions

Friday, June 23

2:10pm EDT