experience to its team in Vancouver, FuseFX has hired VFX Supervisor and
Producer James Tichenor.
Television, MGM Television, Entity FX and Prime Focus, will produce and supervise
visual effects production for television, features and other media. He will also
work with Senior VFX Supervisor Jason Dowdeswell, who heads FuseFX, Vancouver in
broadening the capabilities and scope of FuseFX’s operations in Canada. His
current projects include CBS’s sci-fi/thriller Zoo.
in visual effects and in many other aspects of production and post,” said company
Founder and President David Altenau. “As such, he offers a unique perspective
that will be very valuable our artists and our clients. He’s another strong
addition to our team.”
Vancouver where he was VFX Supervisor on a series of Netflix original movies.
Prior to that, he was Development and Bidding Producer at Prime Focus World.
His many credits include the television series Smallville, Stargate SG1 and
Kingdom Hospital. He served as On-Set
VFX Supervisor on The Twilight Saga:
Eclipse. He has been nominated for eight Emmy Awards, seven Gemini awards
and four Visual Effects Society Awards.
“James is well known in the Vancouver production community
as someone who gets the best from his artists and consistently delivers great
results,” noted Dowdeswell. “The diversity of his experience makes him a real
asset in the facility and on the set.”
television professionals, and began working as a set photographer while still
in school. He started his career in earnest as a story
department coordinator and production assistant before shifting his
focus to visual effects. He also has experience as a second unit director and
screenwriter, and has penned episodes for several television series including Stargate SG1.
opportunity to mentor younger artists and build a strong, flexible and diverse
team. “I want to push boundaries and create an environment that is artist
friendly and conducive to great work,” he said.
television, feature film and advertising industries from facilities in Los
Angeles, 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,
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