VFX Supervisor / Cinematographer

Bill Taylor ASC is a VFX Supervisor and Director of Photography.  After ten years as Al Whitlock’s cameraman at Universal Studios, Bill and Syd Dutton co-founded Illusion Arts in Van Nuys CA, where they created effects for more than 200 films during the company’s 26 year run.  Bill is a Founder of the VES. He wrote the chapters on Green Screen Compositing in the VES handbook and in the last 4 editions of the American Cinematographer Manual. A recent feature credit is John Hillcoat’s “Lawless”; he’s currently at work on an AFI Thesis film, “A Daughter of These Hills”. In addition to his work in Visual Effects, Bill shoots still photos of three-dimensional art objects.  A coffee-table book about antique clocks, “The Art of Pierced Brass” was published in 2012. 

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