Robert Bock is a Cinematographer and Visual Effects (VFX) Supervisor known for his work in feature films, documentaries, TV shows and commercials, and a winner of a Gemini Award for best cinematography for Sled Dog Soldiers (2012).
After studies in Chemistry and Film Studies (Queen’s University, Canada), Robert started in commercial advertising photography. However, he quickly developed an expertise and passion for visual effects photography and has since worked on more than 40 feature films, documentaries and commercials as director of VFX Photography and VFX Supervisor.
Just recently, he completed on-set VFX supervision for Death Wish (Eli Roth), The Space Between Us (Peter Chelsom), Bad Santa 2 (Mark Waters), and Central Intelligence (Rawson Marshall Thurber).
With his background as a cinematographer, Robert has a thorough understanding of the on-set production processes and shooting methodology needed for visual effects.
He has filmed additional visual effects (practical effects and 2nd unit plates) for seasons 4, 5 and 6 of Game of Thrones, In The Heart of the Sea (Ron Howard), The Legend of Tarzan (David Yates), and Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (Tim Burton).
As such, Robert is also responsible for all acquisition of VFX data, 3D scanning, set-surveys, textures shoot and HDRi's, as well as any 3D tracking needs.