Before joining Mr. X, Trey Harrell was a 15-year ad industry veteran. Harrell’s forte for balancing the technical with the artistic has garnered numerous ADDY (American Advertising Federation) and New York Art Director’s Club Awards for his work as both an Art Director and Creative Director for broadcast, web and print ads. Some of Trey’s high-profile clients have included AT&T, Comcast, and Siemens. Harrell joined Mr. X in 2010 to work exclusively as the Lead Lighting TD on Tron: Legacy. Supervising the lighting department for many years, Harrell has been instrumental in re-engineering Mr. X’s lighting and rendering pipeline.
Since joining the team at Mr. X, Harrell has won two Canadian Screen Awards for Achievement in Visual Effects, including a 2013 CSA award for Resident Evil: Retribution, and a 2014 CSA Award for The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones. For his work as a CG Supervisor on Guillermo’s Del Toro’s television series, The Strain, Harrell received a Visual Effects Society nomination in 2016. Harrell acted as the Digital Effects Supervisor on Paul W.S. Anderson’s Resident Evil: The Final Chapter. Harrell was an integral figure in successfully delivering over 1,985 visual effects shots for the project. Harrell has continued to exceed the client’s expectations with his work on Guillermo del Toro’s upcoming feature The Shape of Water. Most recently, Harrell served as the Mr. X in-house Supervisor on ABC’s Marvel superhero series Inhumans.