DNEG Expands TV Enterprise in Vancouver and Montréal

Michelle Eisenreich

VANCOUVER — Main visible results, animation and stereo conversion firm DNEG is increasing its BAFTA-winning TV VFX choices in North America. The DNEG TV group, which was shaped in London in 2013 and opened a Los Angeles facility in 2017, is enhancing its companies within the area by increasing its Vancouver and Montréal amenities.

Groups at DNEG’s North American amenities are engaged on eight new high-profile tasks for Amazon Studios, Netflix, WarnerMedia Leisure, Hulu, Syfy and a lot of different leisure corporations. Tasks embrace Catch-22, a TV miniseries for Hulu based mostly on Joseph Heller’s traditional novel; Amazon Studios sequence The Boys; a second sequence of DC Leisure’s Krypton for Syfy; and Ridley Scott’s Raised by Wolves for WarnerMedia Leisure.

As a part of the enlargement, DNEG has appointed veteran tv and VFX producer Michelle Eisenreich to guide its fast-growing TV group in Vancouver.

Eisenreich was a part of the DNEG VFX group that picked up each an Oscar and a Visible Results Society Award final month for First Man. Previous to this she was DNEG’s VFX Producer on the Oscar, BAFTA and VES Award-winning Blade Runner 2049. Eisenreich additionally has in depth expertise of visible results for tv, having served as government VFX producer on exhibits resembling The X-Recordsdata, The Vampire Diaries and The Strolling Useless, for which her group acquired an Emmy nomination in 2016.

“I’m proud and excited to be a part of DNEG TV’s enlargement in Canada,” stated Eisenreich. “The TV group is creating superb work, and our purchasers are pushing the boundaries of TV VFX, bringing us dynamic tasks that demand artistic approaches and new visible options from our groups – and we’re excited for the problem.”

DNEG CEO Namit Malhotra commented: “Increasing our DNEG TV operations in Vancouver and Montréal, and involving DNEG expertise of the calibre of Michelle and her group, highlights the outstanding success of our TV division and the significance we place in it. Our TV group has produced some superb VFX over the previous few years, with celebrated work on exhibits resembling Black Mirror “Metalhead,” for which we had been awarded a BAFTA TV Craft award, and our VES-Award successful work on Altered Carbon for Netflix.”

Fashioned to allow TV producers and networks worldwide to entry DNEG’s expertise, technical innovation and infrastructure by a bespoke TV service, DNEG TV has delivered VFX sequences on a variety of tasks through the years, together with Westworld (HBO), BrainDead (CBS), The Younger Pope (HBO), Agent Carter (Marvel), Fungus the Bogeyman (Sky, nominated within the Particular, Visible and Graphic Results class on the BAFTA TV Craft Awards 2016), The Hole Crown (BBC) and Mr Selfridge (ITV).

Different tasks at present in manufacturing at DNEG TV embrace The New Pope starring Jude Regulation and John Malkovich for Sky/HBO; HBO’s Chernobyl, a sequence based mostly on the 1986 explosion on the Russian nuclear energy plant; Season 2 of Massive Little Lies for HBO, which is being overseen for DNEG TV by VFX supervisor Sheila Wickens (Harlots, On Chesil Seashore, Stardust); and the most recent season of Black Mirror for Netflix, amongst different tasks.

Supply: DNEG

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