Alex Henning shooting on an Aircraft Carrier

Alex Henning shooting on an Aircraft Carrier

Alex Henning is a Co- Founder of Magnopus.

He is an Oscar-winning visual effects supervisor who won for Best Achievement in Visual Effects in 2012 on Martin Scorsese's Hugo. His work has also earned awards from the Visual Effects Society and the International Press Academy, as well as a BAFTA nomination. 

A hands-on expert in the art and science of synthetic images, Alex has created and supervised visual effects on a variety of projects including feature films, television, commercials, music videos, and theme park rides. His film credits include Star Trek Into Darkness, After Earth, Alice in Wonderland, Shutter Island, The Golden Compass, Superman Returns, Sin Cityand The Day After Tomorrow.


A native Californian, Henning was born and raised in Berkeley, and holds a degree in Art from the University of California at Santa Cruz. His resume includes engagements at many prestigious visual effects companies, including Digital Domain, Pixomondo, The Syndicate and The Orphanage.  Alex's work has taken him around the globe, for filming and post-production, and as both a guest and keynote speaker at several industry events. Henning has lived and worked in Europe, Asia and South America.