Wednesday, 20 December 2017

Kevin adds VFX Vets Dalzell, Maniatis and Loeffler

New recruitment bring much more creativity and technical firepower through their roles in the position of Heads of CG VFX supervisor and technology head.

VENICE,  CALIF : Since it has opened doors in the month of September VFX studio  Kevin has collaborated on advertisements for such high profile customers for example : Jaguar , Land Rover, Target and Old Spice hinting it for its expansion  by recruiting the Head of CG Mike Dalzell as its  head  and Theo Maniatis as its VFX supervisor and Carl Loeffler  as the head of technology . 

Dalzell founded by Kevin brings in years of glorious experience as a CG supervisor and the lead artist who began as a 3D generalist focusing on the look of the development and the lighting at top creative studios right from Digital Domain MPC and Psyop to The Mill Sony Image works and the Method. He honed his skills on music videos in Toronto, and then on feature films such as Iron Man 3 and The Matrix movies -- all Academy Award and BAFTA nominated for VFX, as well as The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, which won an Oscar and BAFTA for VFX, to note only a few credits.

Maniatis Kevin VFX’s supervisor both well known Flame artist and on set VFX supervisor has huge expertise in the U.S. and in London and even in his native Sydney. Maniatis’s work has been recognized with a breadth of awards including Cannes Gold and Silver Lions, Clio and Promax honors, and an Emmy for Coca-Cola “Happiness Factory.” Prior to joining Kevin, Maniatis worked with Blur Studios, Psyop, The Mill, Art Jail and Framestore.

Kevin’s head of technology Loeffler is creating the studio’s flexible and efficient  production model by using the latest Flame systems high end 3D workstations rendering nodes putting new network and storing systems into place . Culver City Kevin’s new studio will be opening its doors in the first few months of 2018. Loeffler will guide the current growth in both hardware and software, plan for the future and make sure Kevin’s studio is optimized for the needs of production. He draws from over two decades experience successfully building out and expanding the technologies for some of the largest facilities in Los Angeles including MPC and Technicolor.

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