Will Phillips

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  • Visual Effects Artist/TV Researcher
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About Me


to enjoy 2014 more than 2013! And to meet and share with people from all over the world.


Im a 33 yr old British guy, living in South London near Brixton.

I have travelled quite alot, but frustratingly not so much for the past 4 years but I am now hoping to change that now.

I work in Visual Effects on films, which I love, but I spend far too long on a computer as a result! I need the outdoors in my life as much as possible.

I have lived in Mexico and Spain, and worked in Costa Rica and a few other countries. My Spanish is a little rubbish now but I can hold a good conversation. My French used to be good now it has disappeared (but I do understand quite a bit). Been in London for 8 yrs now (but originally from the centre of England in the country)... Love meeting people from all over the world, live music and comedy, the outdoor, wildlife, and the sea!

UPDATE Aug 29th 2014: Going off to travel around the USA for a few weeks. Have booked a single flight, turned a few jobs down and going to play the next few weeks by ear (well...money)


Move out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new

Live like you'll die tomorrow, dream like you will live forever... (not exactly my personal philosophy but I like it anyway..)

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I have hosted quite a few times but only couchsurfed once!


Cinema/film/documentaries,current affairs,politics, meeting new people,climbing,comedy night/events, experiencing new things, travel

Music, Movies, and Books

The Hunt, The Fighter, The Big Lebowski (basically any films starting with 'The')...Crazy Heart, Priceless, Waltz with Bashir, Amores Perros, Memento,Gladiator, Top Gun (obviously),Shawshank Redemption, Traffic, Groundhog Day, Airplane, All the Monty Python Films, The Prestige,American Psycho...
Books - Papillon, Captain Corellis Mandolin, Azteca, Bourne Identity, The Hungry Catapillar....
Music: Muse, coldplay,the Killers, Mana, Faithless...

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I performed at the opening ceremony of the Olympics in 2012!

I was one of 4 leaders on an expedition to the Amazon in 2006. We took 43 teenagers to study the biodiversity of one part of the forest. The hardest thing about it wasnt the harsh environment, it was tryign to control the hormonal students! hah

Teach, Learn, Share


Countries I’ve Visited

Armenia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Colombia, Costa Rica, Georgia, Italy, Malaysia, Morocco, Panama, Serbia, Turkey, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Mexico, Spain, United Kingdom

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