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Ontario Creates Launches the ‘Ontario Green Screen’ Program

Ontario Creates Launches the ‘Ontario Green Screen’ Program

Ontario’s film and television industry is returning stronger than ever through environmentally sustainable film production. Today, Ontario Creates is launching the Ontario Green Screen initiative, which aims to provide tools to empower our film industry to incorporate scaleable, environmentally sustainable…

How We Did It: The Biggest VFX Sequences in The Umbrella Academy S2

How We Did It: The Biggest VFX Sequences in The Umbrella Academy S2

Everett Burrell, VFX Supervisor for Netflix’s The Umbrella Academy, sat down with Animation World Network and revealed the unique VFX challenges on season 2. Read the whole interview here, where he talked about the “eight-part oner” opening sequence in episode…

Working Remotely: How SPINVFX & Other Studios Adapted

Working Remotely: How SPINVFX & Other Studios Adapted

VFX Voice Magazine interviewed our very own Jeff Campbell, VFX Supervisor and Partner, about how we transitioned to a work-from-home capacity amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Thanks to the tireless efforts of our incredible team, all 250 staff – both in…

‘BROTHERHOOD’ Wins Canadian Screen Award

‘BROTHERHOOD’ Wins Canadian Screen Award

Brotherhood was honoured with the Canadian Screen Award for Achievement in Visual Effects on the fourth night of their awards presentation special broadcast. Set in the 1920s, the film recounts the true story of a group of youth at a…

‘EXTRACTION’ Netflix Watch Party

‘EXTRACTION’ Netflix Watch Party

Tonight SPIN is hosting our very first Netflix Watch Party for the premiere of Extraction, Directed by Sam Hargrave and starring Chris Hemsworth – both Avengers alum! Join our party by following the link below. The party starts at 9pm…

Sending Virtual Hugs

Sending Virtual Hugs

Isolated Heart By: Neishaw Ali Steal me away from the world I loveInto the echoes of my Isolated HeartYet dare I resist the solitude of myLonesome mind and dream of those we careTo love, to hold, to touch, to shareA…

SPIN Goes Remote

SPIN Goes Remote

Guided by our tireless leadership team, SpinVFX went entirely remote in less than a week. With 250 staff, hundreds of pieces of equipment and multiple ongoing film & TV projects in the pipeline, SpinVFX rallied and rose to the challenge….

2019 SAKE Awards

2019 SAKE Awards

This past Saturday, we held the 6th annual Spin Awards for Creative Excellence (SAKE) 2019 gala in downtown Toronto, where we celebrated our outstanding achievements of the past year. It was an exceptionally competitive year that included campaign videos in…