known for “Apocalypto,” “Beetlejuice” and “Stargate SG-1,” will supervise VFX
teams for “Scorpion” and “Stalker.”
an Emmy and BAFTA nominated Visual Effects Supervisor whose credits span
feature films, episodic television and commercials, has joined Los
Angeles-based FuseFX. Rae is currently leading
FuseFX visual effects teams for the CBS series Scorpion and the WB series Stalker.
He is also assisting with several projects through FuseFX’s new Vancouver
than 30 years of visual effects and production experience. His credits as
Visual Effects Supervisor include the feature films The Tourist, Apocalypto, and The Passion of the Christ as well as
the television series You Wish, Stargate SG-1 and Babylon 5. He earned his Primetime Emmy nomination for the Stargate SG-1 pilot and a BAFTA
nomination for his work on Beetlejuice.
He also has wide experience as an on-set
supervisor, cinematographer and 2nd unit director.
“Ted brings diverse skills and
a history of delivering excellence,” said FuseFX founder and Visual Effects
Supervisor David Altenau. “His experiences on the set and behind the camera are
great assets that add to the overall depth of our team. We’re excited to have
animation cameraman at Roger Corman’s New World Pictures. His early experience
included work in makeup effects, stop motion, models and miniatures for such
classic genre titles as Beetlejuice, The Terminator and Night of the Creeps. In recent years, he has balanced VFX supervision
assignments on features and television with high-end television commercials.
to FuseFX by their reputation for quality and having the resources to manage
multiple large-scale projects simultaneously. “I was very impressed with their work,
and intrigued by a level of organization that can so effectively allocate resources
toward making great shots,” he observes.
date on Scorpion and Stalker has exceeded his expectations.
“The lead compositors on these shows, Renaud Talon and Andrey Drogobetski, are
two of the fastest, most amazingly adept and talented artists I’ve ever had the
opportunity to work with,” he says. “Their skills make it possible to
quickly push past merely getting shots to work, so we can move on to the goal
of making them as good as they can be.”
in cinematography can help FuseFX grow its capabilities into being able to shoot
their own VFX elements and inserts.
television, feature film and advertising industries from facilities in Burbank,
New York and Vancouver. Founded in 2006 by David Altenau, the company encompasses
a staff of more than 100 highly talented and experienced artists, producers and
support personnel. Using its refined, custom database and pipeline, the company
can accommodate numerous, high shot-count productions while delivering high-quality,