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Alkemy X Expands to Canada

Award-winning leisure firm Alkemy X has expanded to Vancouver, launching a brand new workplace to assist deal with the elevated demand for high-end visible results for streaming and have movie content material. Emmy-nominated Michael Porterfield will lead the Vancouver staff, with Los Angeles-based Govt Artistic Director Jep Hill, Govt Producer Mark Miller, and Head of Manufacturing Ben Benedetti overseeing the general artistic route and progress for the brand new location.

Porterfield, with over 30 years of expertise in visible results, joined Alkemy X in July 2022 as Head of 2D.  His numerous VFX background spans function movie, episodic and industrial tasks, with credit together with work on Apple TV+’s Lisey’s Story; Netflix’s Do not Look Up; Marvel’s Ant-Man and the Wasp and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2; DC’s Batman v Superman: Daybreak of Justice; Roland Emmerich’s Halfway; and HBO’s Recreation of Thrones.

“There was an enormous resurgence of exercise and investments inside the post-production business in Vancouver over the previous variety of years and we’re excited to construct a robust presence there,” mentioned Miller. “The wealth of VFX expertise within the space is spectacular and with extra studios trying to shoot in Vancouver, this transfer permits us to be an area useful resource to assist speed up these tasks.”

Alkemy X President and CEO Justin Wineburgh added, “The West Coast has been a key space of progress for our powerhouse visible results staff over the previous two years, and with Vancouver persevering with to develop as a serious foothold for post-production, this was a pure subsequent step for our rising VFX division. Michael Porterfield is a gifted chief with a deep understanding of the nuanced want for curating groups to deal with tasks of all scopes and sizes and his means to streamline artistic and technical processes will probably be important as we proceed to scale within the Canadian market.”

Supply: Alkemy X

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Whitney is a contract author specializing in VFX-driven fantasy movie & TV in addition to preschool animation.



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