Paul Charisse


Paul Charisse is a lecturer in Animation, and a specialist in facial animation. His first degree was in English Literature and Design Art. He has many years experience of animation within the games and movie industry. He has worked for a variety of VFX companies over the past 10 years, including work on the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy animating the character Gollum. He has also worked in a variety of roles such as an animator, modeller, rigger, crowd TD and pre-viz sequence designer on films including: “Prince Caspian”, “Stardust” “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix ” ,”Zorro II”, ”Hellboy II” ,”Brothers Grimm”.

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[1]   Charisse, Paul. "Stina and the Wolf", the 30th special edition of Vicon's publication "the Standard", 2015

[2]   Charisse, Paul. "Archiving software and content in visual film effects: an insider's perspective." In Preserving Complex Digital Objects. Facet Publishing, 2014.

[3]   Charisse, Paul, and Alex Counsell. "‘Stina & the Wolf’the Movie: feature film production in education." In 'Stina & the Wolf'the movie: feature film production in education. Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2014.

[4]   Charisse, Paul. "Stina and the Wolf", the 1st issue of Portsmouth RISE magazine (front cover feature), 2013