Director/ Special Effects Supervisor
White began his career in 1987 as a producer with one of Canada's
most prestigious and longest standing production companies, Crawley
Films of Ottawa. After developing and producing numerous corporate
and documentary film projects he was promoted to Executive Producer
and secured financing to launch one of the first IMAX docu-dramas,
The First Emperor of
China in 1988.
1989 White established BiG Films to produce and distribute
IMAXâ movies beginning with the French bi-centennial film
l'espace (I Write in Space). The firm quickly expanded
into post-production, special effects and digital large format R&D.
A successful partnership with D.O.M.E. Productions in 1993 lead
to the creation of a highly sophisticated LF film reformatting software
that allows LF filmmakers to seamlessly integrate enhanced archival
video, HD, and 35mm images into IMAX movies.
has received animation and special effect supervisor credits on
many widely acclaimed IMAX films including Stephen Low's Mario Andretti
1997, and MacGillivary-Freeman's 1998 hit film -
In 99'. The release of the computer animated ride film ,
a natural history adventure film marked White's first director producer
credit. The same year BiG Films earned post-production credits after completing
more than twenty-five effects and animation shots for Amazing
Journeys - The Greatest Migrations and produced the large
format trailer for the upcoming feature the Avalanche
Hunter from Peregrine Pictures.
has also contributed effects and image repair services to, Shackleton
from White Mountain films and Lost
Worlds - Life in the Balance for Blue Mountain Films.
The studio produced the IMAX format corporate signature for PSEG
at the Liberty Science Center, and the new Celebration Signature
for John Loeks Celebration Cinema Chain in Michigan.
is currently preparing the launch of a new animated IMAX pre-show,
the Explorer's Club and is supervising animation and effects for
Stephen Low's new deep-sea adventure film - Volcanoes
of the Deep Sea.