Titanic wins BAFTA for Visual Effects
Spin VFX is pleased to announce their win at the 2013 British Academy of Film and Television (BAFTA) Awards, in the category Television Craft, Visual Effects for our work in the TV mini-series Titanic produced by Sienna Films and Mid-Atlantic Films for Global TV (Shaw Media) ABC and iTV. Congratulations and special thanks to Director, Jon Jones, Production VFX Supervisor, Tom Turnbull, Showrunner, Julian Fellowes, Producers, Nigel Stafford-Clarke and Chris Thompson, Co-Producer, Andrea Glinski, Post Supervisor, Lynda McKenzie and Executive Producers, Julia Sereny, Jennifer Kawaja, and Simon Vaughan.
“Titanic was an inspiring challenge. We had a tremendous amount of support from the whole Production team, which was key to achieving Jon’s creative vision in rebirthing this momentous story” says Spin VFX President / Executive Producer, Neishaw Ali (The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Game of Thrones)
“We all set out to do justice to this historic event by ensuring the audience could stay connected with the characters, always believing they were on the ship. It is extremely gratifying to have the work honored by a BAFTA. I am very proud of our crew for their hard work and amazing artistry. Of course, we thank Jon and Tom for all of their guidance, and trusting us with the star of the show,” says Colin Davies, VFX Supervisor (Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, All is Lost) The Spin Team worked with Turnbull to create the massive 3D HMS Titanic and the CG water and environments required for the seamless integration needed to recreate the early days of the maiden voyage and to visualize the tragic sinking.
Congratulations to the Spin VFX team: Colin Davies/VFX Supervisor, Eric Doiron/Associate VFX Supervisor, Carrie Richardson/Production Manager, Amy Daye/Compositing Supervisor, Peter Giliberti/Animation Supervisor, Ahmed Shehata/CG Supervisor, Erin Nicholson/CG Artist, James Chretien/Lighting Supervisor, Irit Hod/Lighter, Tim Sibley/FX Supervisor