VFX studio BlueBolt has expanded its senior management team with BlueBolt’s Co-Founders, Lucy Ainsworth-Taylor and Angela Barson bringing Tracy McCreary, Henry Badgett and Nic Birmingham onto the Board of Directors.

BlueBolt’s new board directors are led by Tracy McCreary, who has served as Managing Director since 2020. Alongside McCreary are multi award-winning BlueBolt VFX Supervisor, Henry Badgett (Ridley Scott’s Napoleon; The Great) and Head of 3D, Nic Birmingham (The Last Kingdom; Ridley Scott’s Napoleon) who will both lead the company’s creative vision. Lucy Ainsworth-Taylor and Angela Barson, who co-founded BlueBolt in 2009, will step back from day-to-day operations while remaining involved as Directors and shareholders.

Lucy Ainsworth-Taylor, Co-Founder of BlueBolt said: “This is an incredibly exciting time for BlueBolt. We are delighted to welcome Tracy, Henry and Nic to the board. They are each long-standing, highly respected members of our team, who bring outstanding leadership and real energy to the table. They will do a brilliant job leading the company forward.”

Tracy McCreary, Managing Director, BlueBolt said: “Nic, Henry and I are thrilled to join the BlueBolt board. We look forward to building upon Lucy and Angela’s amazing legacy of creating award-winning visual effects and nurturing an exceptional, close-knit team. Bluebolt has doubled in size since 2020, and we have a full slate of film and episodic projects lined up, so we couldn’t be more excited about the future of the studio.”

BlueBolt is currently in production on a roster of film and episodic projects including Robert Egger’s Nosferatu; Fast X (Universal); Mission Impossible: Dead Reckoning Part One (Paramount); Cobra season 3 (Sky) and Pain Hustlers (Netflix). The studio has recently completed production on projects including Ridley Scott’s Napoleon; The Peripheral (Amazon); Seven Kings Must Die (Carnival Films/ Netflix) and The Great season 3 (Hulu).

(Picture: Nic Birmingham, Head of 3D; Tracy McCreary, Managing Director; Henry Badgett, VFX Supervisor)

Jon Creamer

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