Neishaw Ali, Spin VFX President / Executive Producer is pleased to welcome CG Supervisor Andrew McPhillips to the Emmy Award winning studio.
“Talented and resourceful with an infectious enthusiasm is how I would describe Andrew. His child-like curiosity is fueled by his passion and love for the craft. His dedication to creating quality imagery is second only to his problem-solving approach and yet another reason why Andrew fits in at Spin ..like a dirty shirt. It is my privilege to be working with Andrew and I welcome him to our talented team”, says Neishaw Ali, Spin VFX President / Executive Producer (Spotlight, John Wick).
“I am extremely happy to be joining SPIN VFX at such an exciting time in its history. The development the studio has gone through over the last few years, for technology, staffing and projects is really impressive. From a personal standpoint, the opportunity to be able to move back to Toronto, to work in such an exciting studio, has been a goal of mine for a long time. I am very proud to part of the Spin team”, Andrew McPhillips, CG Supervisor (The Maze Runner, Hotel Transylvania 2).
McPhillips has 20 years experience in the industry, CG Supervising both feature animation and visual effects centric films. Most recently at Sony Picture Imageworks on Hotel Transylvania 2 and previously at Method Studios on The Maze Runner and Night at the Museum 3: Secret of the Tomb. His skill set includes lighting and look-development in various renderers and pipelines.
Additional credits include Shrek 2, Minority Report, A.I. Artificial Intelligence, White House Down, Angry Birds and The Great Gatsby.
Andrew will join the Spin team to deliver visual effects for Niels Arden Oplev’s upcoming remake of the 90s cult classic Flatliners and The Disney Channel’s creature driven movie, Lair.
SPIN VFX has evolved into an internationally recognized visual effects studio, working with respected Directors, VFX Supervisors and Producers. With television credits that include the Emmy award-winning series Game of Thrones (HBO), Neil Jordan’s thrice Emmy nominated The Borgias (Showtime), and film credits such as the recently released Suicide Squad (Warner Bros./DC), Jaume Collet-Serra’s The Shallows (Columbia Pictures), J Blakeson’s The Fifth Wave (Columbia Pictures), and the Academy Award winning biopic Spotlight, SPIN VFX delivers on vision.
The studio is currently in production Niel Arden Oplev’s remake of Flatliners, The Disney Channel’s creature driven movie, Lair, AMC’s Fear The Walking Dead and Season II of the high concept SyFy television series The Expanse.
Spin is located in Toronto, with sales and support in Los Angeles.