Garrett Fry is a Matte Painter and Concept Artist for Feature films. Garrett has filled such roles as Senior Matte Painter, Matte Painting Sequence Lead and Matte Painting Technical Lead on such films as "The Great Gatsby", "The Hunger Games", "X Men First Class", "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" and "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button". Garrett has been recognized for his work in creating new, innovative Matte Painting techniques and his work has appeared in Cinefex Magazine. Garrett has been committed to educating people about the craft of Matte Painting and founded the "Matte Painting for Filmmakers Project". He studied Art, Film and Animation at Brigham Young University.
"Garrett is an individual who can work well under supervision, but also lead his own way if need be with a great creative eye, a smart approach and keen sense of professionalism. He has a wide range of technical and artistic skills and is very well rounded."- Chris Stoski
Matte Painting Supervisor
"Garrett was a key member of the matte painting department, and was frequently tasked with heading up a group of shots, establishing the "look" by both technical and artistic means. Garrett was very dependable in this role, as he proved repeatedly."- Brian Flora
"Garrett was instrumental in setting up the matte painting pipeline. Garrett is a highly motivated artist, who is always exploring new techniques to improve his craft."- Andy Brown
VFX Supervisor - Animal Logic