Phil Anstis is an actor, director and motion capture performer based in New Zealand and originally from Manchester, England. Phil is a graduate of Toi Whakaari: The New Zealand Drama School. He has worked as a motion capture artist with The Imaginarium Studios London and Weta Digital NZ on projects such as Spectral, Avatar 2 and Rise of the Planet of the Apes. More recently he has been working as a director and performer in Musical Theatre with Act Three Productions based in Palmerston North. Notable Director credits include Mary Poppins, We Will Rock You and Jersey Boys.