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VFX — “Red vs. Blue” Season 10, Rooster Teeth Productions

October 12, 2012 by  
Filed under featured, shorts/features, VFX

He’s alive… ALIVE! After a half-year stint as VFX artist, compositor, and live-action pre-viz director on Rooster Teeth’s 10th season of Red vs. Blue, Gray is back on the production scene and taking on new gigs. But oh, what a fantastic time it was. The sleepless nights were easily countered by being surrounded by great […]

ANIMATION — Dale Carnegie, ZaneFX

October 12, 2012 by  
Filed under featured, multimedia, VFX

Gray was pretty happy to return to a more “traditional” animation approach when he was asked by ZaneFX to come onboard as a 2D animator and compositor for this series of educational videos for Dale Carnegie Training. The character designs and vocal performances were quite charming and made animating the sequences a breeze. Here’s one […]

VFX — “Red vs Blue” Season 9, Rooster Teeth Productions

October 11, 2012 by  
Filed under featured, multimedia, shorts/features, VFX

“The best gig ever. Of all time,” as the RvB gang might say. And really, how else are you going to describe getting to work with the Rooster Teeth gang? Gray was tapped to join the animation team as a VFX artist and compositor for the CG-driven “Freelancer” storyline of season 9 of the award-winning, […]

SHORT — “Alice: Madness Returns” Movie Trailer

October 11, 2012 by  
Filed under featured, shorts/features, VFX

A frabjous time was had by all putting together this haunting promotional short for American McGee’s Alice 2 videogame in the guise of a live-action movie trailer. Gray was incredibly proud to produce, shoot, and work on VFX alongside Zane Rutledge, Paul Gandersman and the ever-lovely Jennymarie Jemison as our Alice. Enjoy the creepiness:

SHORT — “No Way Out,” Official Fantastic Fest Selection

May 13, 2012 by  
Filed under featured, shorts/features, VFX

Gray was most excited to work on the camera and VFX teams for the short “No Way Out,” starring renowned horror actor A.J. Bowen (“You’re Next,” “The Signal,” “House of the Devil”). The project was directed by Aaron Morgan, co-written by Morgan and AICN‘s Eric “Quint” Vespe, and produced by Arcanum Pictures. We’ll post the […]

ANIMATION — A Legacy of Giving, PetersGroup PR

May 13, 2012 by  
Filed under featured, multimedia, VFX

For two semesters now, W&S has been hired by PetersGroup PR to provide animation and video services to philanthropic non-profit organization A Legacy of Giving. We were proud to produce their educational videos, teaching students how it’s never to early to learn to give back to the community. Our work was even shown at the […]

VFX FOR TV — Nuclear Family

May 11, 2012 by  
Filed under featured, shorts/features, VFX

Gray had the privilege of teaming up with ZaneTV on the visual effects for the post-apocalyptic television drama “Nuclear Family” directed by Kyle Rankin and starring Ray Wise and Sharon Lawrence! Effects included a variety of background tracking and replacement, digital matte paintings, grenade explosions, gunplay, knife stabs, tranquilizer dart hits — oh yeah, and […]

VFX FOR FEATURE MOVIE – My Sucky Teen Romance

May 18, 2011 by  
Filed under featured, shorts/features, VFX

So let’s say you pull together the resources to direct your latest feature, a charming anti-“Twilight” take on high school vampire romance (and let’s set aside that you’re actually juggling attending high school while shooting). You wrap principle photography and assemble a rough cut just in time to make the late submission cutoff to SXSW […]

VFX — The Duplass Brothers’ “Jeff Who Lives At Home” for Paramount Pictures

May 16, 2011 by  
Filed under featured, shorts/features, VFX

W&S has begun offering visual effects (VFX) services! We’re very proud to announce that the first such gig was working on the new Paramount Pictures feature from writers/directors Jay and Mark Duplass (Puffy Chair, Baghead, Cyrus), titled Jeff Who Lives At Home. Gray’s work can be seen in shots that feature star members of the […]

NATIONAL COMMERCIAL – Carino’s Italian, “Let It Snow!”

May 15, 2011 by  
Filed under commercial/industrial, featured, VFX

Congrats to ZaneTV on their first national commercial for Carino’s Italian, for which W&S worked the pre-light and visual effects (VFX) test shoot. The spot, shot on a RED One, was the result of a commercial idea contest at Carino’s and was written up in a “Campaign Spotlight” article in the New York Times as […]