Writer/Director Gareth Edwards wrote, directed and single-handedly created 250 visual effects (VFX) for his debut feature Monsters which won three British Independent Film Awards and was nominated for the 2011 Outstanding Debut BAFTA.
Gareth directed Godzilla for Warner Bros/Legendary Pictures with Aaron Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Juliette Binoche, Bryan Cranston, David Strathairn and Ken Watanabe in the cast, which premiered in May 2014.
He set up his own visual effects company The Monkey Experiment Ltd in 2003 and has produced special effects and directed for a number of BAFTA award-winning and EMMY nominated television shows. In 2005 he was named Broadcast Magazine's ‘Young Talent of the Year' and later broke new ground directing the epic drama Attila the Hun for the BBC - creating all the 250 visual effects by himself. In 2008 Gareth won the SciFi Channel 48 hour film contest with his short Factory Farmed.
Gareth is now directing Star Wars spin off Rogue One.
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