LOS ANGELES— VFX Supervisor Eric Gambini has
joined FuseFX, Vancouver, as the company continues to add staff to service the
region’s boom in television production. A native of France who has worked at
visual effects facilities around the world, Gambini most recently served as
On-Set VFX Supervisor on the CW series The
100.
Also new to FuseFX Vancouver are VFX Producer Graeme Marshall and CG
Supervisor Adam Marisett.
Launched in 2015, FuseFX’s Vancouver facility currently
produces visual effects for such shows as The
Magicians, Zoo
, Dark Matter and Salem. “We are very excited about the
growth of our Vancouver operation and its ability to attract top talent,” said
FuseFX Founder and President David Altenau. “We are working on some great shows
produced in Canada and we are delivering effects that set the standard for
quality and efficiency.”
Eric Gambini
Gambini began his career in France as a picture editor
before immigrating to the United States in 1996 to join Digital Domain. As a
camera department technician, he worked on several blockbuster titles including
the original X-Men movie. He also
spent six years at Weta Digital in New Zealand, serving as an On-Set TD for the
Lord of the Rings trilogy and Avatar. Following that, he worked as VFX
houses in Singapore, Australia and Canada.
“Eric brings an interesting and varied skill set to our
team,” observed Jason Dowdeswell, who heads FuseFX, Vancouver, as Senior VFX
Supervisor. “He is a well-rounded artist and a thoughtful leader who has the
experience to tackle any creative challenge.”

At Fuse FX, Gambini will supervise artists working on a
variety of television projects, providing artistic and technical direction.
“I’m impressed with the quality of FuseFX’s work and the ambience of the
studio,” he said. “There is a lot of interaction between artists. They work together
organically. I like that.”
Marshall’s background includes three years at Zoic Studios,
Vancouver, where he worked on such shows as Arrow
for Warner/DC, Banshee for Cinemax
and Hemlock Grove for Netflix. A
native of New Zealand, he is a graduate of Auckland University of Technology
and began his career with the commercial production company Flying Start. He
garnered his first experience in visual effects through PRS Spartacus and also
founded and ran the boutique production house Thrash.
Marisett brings more than ten years of experience as a
visual effects artist, animator and CG supervisor. He arrives from Scanline
VFX, Vancouver, and has also held staff posts with The Embassy, Digital Domain
and Anthem Visual Effects. His credits include the series The Messenger, the mini-series Tut
and Ascension, and the features Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Elysium.
About FuseFX
FuseFX is a full-service visual effects studio serving the 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, on-time results.
For more information, visit http://fusefx.com/
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