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SpinVFX Celebrates the Season of Giving

SpinVFX Celebrates the Season of Giving

Happy Thanksgiving from SpinVFX! The annual SpinVFX Communications Meeting is an opportunity for us to celebrate the success of our teamwork. So, in the spirit of teamwork, we dedicated our time this year to building bicycles for children in need…

VFX Voice: Fall Issue 2019

VFX Voice: Fall Issue 2019

Check out the latest issue of VFX Voice, produced by the Visual Effects Society! You can find the digital edition here, and scan our ad while you’re there!

‘The Hardest Effect I Ever Pulled Off’: Vulture Interview

‘The Hardest Effect I Ever Pulled Off’: Vulture Interview

CG Supervisor Mahsa Ghorbankarimi chatted with writer Calum Marsh to discuss a creatively challenging effect from one of our recent projects, The Umbrella Academy for Vulture. Although there have been many complicated effects over the years, the now iconic ‘I Think We’re…

Celebrating Success and the Return of Summer

Celebrating Success and the Return of Summer

It has already been a thrilling year for the SpinVFX family. With a number of exciting projects recently completed, the announcement of a Toronto-studio expansion, the opening of our new Atlanta studio, and a championship win for our beloved Toronto…

Inside Ontario’s Visual Effects Boom with Neishaw Ali

Inside Ontario’s Visual Effects Boom with Neishaw Ali

SPIN President/Executive Producer Neishaw Ali was interviewed by Etan Vlessing of The Hollywood Reporter about the explosive growth of Ontario’s visual effects industry. With major titles like The Umbrella Academy and Stephen King’s In the Tall Grass completing their post-production work in Toronto,…

The Allan McKay Podcast Hosts SPIN for a Roundtable Interview

The Allan McKay Podcast Hosts SPIN for a Roundtable Interview

Award-winning VFX Supervisor and Technical Director Allan McKay asked SPIN for an interview on his podcast called the Allan McKay Podcast. Speaking to visual effects industry professionals, as well as up-and-comers, the podcast sees over 40,000 monthly downloads. Allan spoke to Head…

SPIN Weighs in on the Direwolves of Game of Thrones

SPIN Weighs in on the Direwolves of Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones may be over, but the discussions about the bombastic final season and the beloved cast of characters continue. Vulture waded in to the controversial treatment of the direwolves in the series, and reached out to SPIN VFX Supervisors…

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,…