Veteran supervisors
are overseeing work on “Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders,” “Good Girls Revolt” and
other projects.

LOS ANGELES—FuseFX
has added two highly experienced visual effects supervisors to its creative
team in Los Angeles. Dan Levitan brings more than 80 credits as a supervisor
and artist on motion picture and television projects spanning two decades. At
FuseFX, he is VFX Supervisor for the CBS crime drama Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders, in addition to co-Supervising the ABC
drama Notorious.

Sam Edwards joins FuseFX with an equally strong resume that
includes work on such films as Avatar and
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, as well as an Emmy nomination for the
Fox series Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey.
His current projects include Amazon’s Good
Girls Revolt
and Making History,
a Fox series slated to debut in 2017.
Dan Levitan
“Our Los Angeles operations continue to grow and contribute
to some of the best shows on television,” says FuseFX President David Altenau.
“We are very excited to welcome Dan and Sam who bring incredible experience and
talent, as well as a passion for excellence. They will help to ensure that we
continue to deliver spectacular results for our clients.”
Levitan’s credits as VFX Supervisor include War
Dogs;
Hail, Caesar!; Horrible Bosses 2; The
Hangover (Parts 2 and 3); Reign of Fire; Heaven is for Real
and Gangster Squad, among others.
Previously, he spent many years as a supervisor at Hammerhead Productions,
Disney, Cinesite, Warner Bros., Digital Dimension and elsewhere.

Levitan’s life-long passion for photography is reflected in
the filmic look of his visual effects designs and his desire to materialize the
client’s vision as authentically as possible. He is excited to apply those
skills to episodic television projects at FuseFX. “It’s a great time to be in
television,” he said. “I’m extremely excited about the shows that are in
production and being green lit. The quality of work that FuseFX is able to
deliver and the way the studio is run makes it an amazing environment to work
in.”
Sam Edwards
Edwards’ career in visual effects also spans more than 20
years. He ran a VFX boutique in New York for more than a decade, primarily
servicing advertising clients. He later spent five years as an Inferno artist
and compositor at Industrial Light & Magic. His credits include three films
that won Academy Awards for visual effects (Pirates
of the Caribbean: Dead’s Man Chest
, The
Curious Case of Benjamin Button
and Avatar).
His Emmy nomination for Cosmos: A
Spacetime Odyssey
came in 2014. His television credits as VFX Supervisor
include The Newsroom and Shameless.

“My number one responsibility is to the script,” said
Edwards of his role in television. “My job is to read what is on the page and
find opportunities where visual effects can help tell the story more
effectively. My focus is not on the biggest effects, but rather on those that
are going to produce the most dramatic results.”
Edwards added that he was attracted to FuseFX by the caliber
of television shows it services. “It’s an amazing opportunity to work with
talented crews and production teams, and to make great pictures,” he stated.
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 crew of more than 300 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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