Co Owner/VFX Supervisor
Torpedo Pictures inc.

Tim Townsend

Tim Renie-Townsend is a founding partner and visual effects supervisor at Torpedo Pictures. He also consults as a visual effects supervisor with producing and directing fellows at the American Film Institute's Directing Workshop for Women.

Tim has 19 years of experience in the film and television industry. Prior to establishing Torpedo Pictures, he was employed as a senior compositor, layout technical director, and stereoscopic technical director. He has worked in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom. He has contributed to over 32 Films and 16 television series. His notable series work includes: Altered Carbon (Netflix); The Expanse (Amazon); Snowpiercer (Netflix); Star Trek Discovery (CBS); and Game of Thrones (HBO). Tim has also worked on to the following films: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince; The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian; Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs; and Watchmen.

Tim is passionate about encouraging expression through visual mediums. He is a proud member of the Directors Guild of Canada and Visual Effects Society.