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Setting the Bar for Blood & Gore in the John Wick Movie Franchise

Setting the Bar for Blood & Gore in the John Wick Movie Franchise

VFX Supervisors Kirk Brillon and Jeff Campbell were interviewed by Variety for their work on the first two John Wick films. They talk about the challenges of creating a realistic bullet wound, “blood mist”, and the importance of storing syringes in your…

Toronto Film & TV Delegation Heads to L.A for Annual Mission

Toronto Film & TV Delegation Heads to L.A for Annual Mission

From May 9th – 10th, Toronto Mayor John Tory lead the annual film and television business mission to Los Angeles along with the city’s screen-based industry leaders. SpinVFX was a mission sponsor, and was a key member of the delegation,…

Celebrating Canadian Screen Week 2019

Celebrating Canadian Screen Week 2019

Canadian Screen Week in Toronto is a rousing spectacle that continues to grow year after year. The 2019 celebratory week was no different, with nightly award ceremonies, city-wide family-friendly activations, a vibrant Members Lounge with insightful panel discussions – all…

VFX Voice Magazine: Spring Issue Covers SpinVFX

VFX Voice Magazine: Spring Issue Covers SpinVFX

The spring 2019 issue of the VFX industry’s premiere publication, VFX Voice, covers Spin in two articles about the state of the sector today. Bright Northern Lights: The Evolution of the Canadian VFX Industry Global VFX: State of the Industry…

SPIN Visits Global News Morning Show

SPIN Visits Global News Morning Show

SPIN President Neishaw Ali did a segment on the Global Morning Show to talk about the film and television industry in Canada, and the visual effects sector in particular. Thank you to MADE | NOUS for inviting us to be part of…

SPINVFX Welcomes Filmmakers to TIFF 2018

SPINVFX Welcomes Filmmakers to TIFF 2018

For the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), SPINVFX was part of rolling out the red carpet for the hundreds of visitors that arrived in the city for the festivities. The world-renowned festival attracts the biggest names in the film…

Cesar Dacol Jr. Talks Creature VFX with Aaron Sims

Cesar Dacol Jr. Talks Creature VFX with Aaron Sims

If you are a member of the Toronto chapter of the Visual Effects Society, please join SpinVFX’s own Creature Art Director, Cesar Dacol Jr., for a fun-filled night of conversation with Aaron Sims! Cesar will be moderating as the Founder…

VFX Voice Magazine Spotlights Spin’s Creative Recruitment

VFX Voice Magazine Spotlights Spin’s Creative Recruitment

SpinVFX is proud to be a part of the inaugural edition of VFX Voice’s ‘VFX Careers’ column. Leah Jaikaran, Head of Creative Resources, deconstructs the SpinVFX pathway to success in recruitment and retention; and the unique ways in which her department…