BlueBolt talent joins VFX studio's board of directors
April 27, 2023

BlueBolt talent joins VFX studio's board of directors

LONDON — Visual effects studio BlueBolt ( has expanded its senior management team with the recent addition of Tracy McCreary, Henry Badgett and Nic Birmingham, who join the studio’s board of directors.

Photo (L-R): Nic Birmingham, Tracy McCreary and Henry Badgett

McCreary has served as managing director since 2020. Alongside her are BlueBolt VFX supervisor Henry Badgett (Ridley Scott’s Napoleon; The Great) and head of 3D Nic Birmingham (The Last Kingdom; Ridley Scott’s Napoleon), both of whom will 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. 

“This is an incredibly exciting time for BlueBolt,” states Ainsworth-Taylor. “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.”

“Nic, Henry and I are thrilled to join the BlueBolt board,” adds McCreary. “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 working on a number 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).