NEWS

  • FuseFX Delivering Effects for Six New TV Seriesamerican-crime-story-fusefxLOS ANGELES—May 4, 2016— Continuing to attract high quality television projects, FuseFX’s offices in Los Angeles, New York and Vancouver are providing visual effects services for six new hit series that have debuted in 2016. They include projects for CBS, FX, NBC, PBS and Syfy. New series being serviced by FuseFX include: American Crime Story: The People vs O.J. Simpson, a ...
  • “The Magicians” in Post MagazineSyFy's The Magicians Post Magazine’s Linda Romanello recently interviewed FuseFX Vancouver’s Jason Dowdeswell on the visual effects wizardry behind SyFy’s “The Magicians.” Check out the great article in the March issues, or online here!
  • “The Walking Dead” Making Of Videosthe-walking-dead-amc AMC’s “The Walking Dead” have released Making Of promo videos for season 6 episode 14, “Twice as Far,” and episode 15, “East.” The videos include a a few grisly VFX breakdowns, done by the FuseFX crew – check them out! Warning: spoilers abound ahead! Check out the video here: Inside Episode 614: The Walking Dead: Twice as Far Check out the video ...
  • “Preacher” Premieres at SXSWpreacher-amc AMC series “Preacher” had its world debut last week at the SXSW film festival in Austin, TX. Seth Rogen introduced the pilot episode to a roaring crowd buzzing with excitement for this show, which is based on Garth Ennis’ comic series from the 1990s. Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg and Sam Catlin are bringing this fan-favorite to TV screens, which ...
  • Autodesk Area: “American Horror Story: Gaga, gore and glorious VFX”american-horror-story-hotelMutants, ghouls, and the devil knows what: creating visual effects for award-winning anthology series, American Horror Story, is not for the faint of heart. From Murder House and Asylum, to Coven, Freak Show, and Hotel, VFX Supervisor Jason Piccioni offers up fantastic, sometimes harrowing tales of colossal demands, looming deadlines, and relentless challenges faced as FuseFX bring screenwriter/director/producer Ryan Murphy’s ...
  • FuseFX Team Wins Emmy Award for “American Horror Story”news-emmywinBURBANK—September 16, 2015—FuseFX won a 2015 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Visual Effects In A Supporting Role for their work on American Horror Story: Freak Show, episode “Edward Mordrake, Part 2.” FuseFX winners include Visual Effects Supervisor Jason Piccioni and other members of the creative team: Justin Ball, Jason Spratt, Tim Jacobsen, David Altenau, Tommy Tran, Mike Kirylo and Matt ...
  • FuseFX Delivers Action-Packed VFX for “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”news-marvel1Burbank-based effects studio collects second Emmy nomination for ABC series. BURBANK—August 25, 2015— Accolades continue to accumulate for FuseFX and its work on ABC’s Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. The lead visual effects provider for the action series, the team from the Burbank-based studio is currently nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Visual Effects; the second straight year they’ve been ...
  • FuseFX Sets The Bar High in Emmy-Nominated Work for “American Horror Story”fusefx-nominatedBurbank-based effects house’s freaky work for hit FX series continues to draw accolades. BURBANK—August 21, 2015— American Horror Story is a major hit for FX. The most recent season of the anthology series, Freak Show, became the most-watched show in the network’s history. The show has won the loyalty of fans and kudos from critics for its smart, imaginative storytelling and ...
  • FuseFX Wins Best Supporting VFX for American Horror StoryfusewinsCongratulations to the team at FuseFX on their win at the 13th Annual VES Awards! FuseFX took home the VES award for the category “Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Visual Effects-Driven Photoreal/Live Action Broadcast Program” for their work on American Horror Story: Freakshow. The team consisted of Visual Effects Supervisor Jason Piccioni, Visual Effects Producer Jason Spratt, CG Supervisor Mike Kirylo, ...
  • FuseFX Artists Nominated for Three VES Awardspost-agentsVisual effects artists from FuseFX are currently nominated for three Visual Effects Society (VES) Awards for their work in episodic television. Visual Effects Supervisor Kevin Lingenfelser has received a nomination for his work on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. The nomination is for Outstanding Visual Effects in a Visual Effects-Driven Photoreal/Live Action Broadcast Program. He shares the nomination with VFX Supervisor Mark ...
  • FuseFX creates ‘a-ha’ moment for ‘Glee’news-ahaaDuring this month’s premiere episode of Glee, now in its final season on Fox, show stars Lea Michelle and Chris Colfer lead the students of McKinley High, along with viewers at home, back to the ‘80s, where MTV featured a-ha’s Take On Me music video on heavy rotation. What was then a groundbreaking rotoscoping technique of turning the real-life band members into pencil-sketched animation played ...
  • A Look at the FX Industrynews-defaultWhile not a display-centric industry, visual or special effects are in all kinds of media we consume today, so I recently took the opportunity to take the pulse of this industry in a conversation with FuseFX CEO, David Altenau. First of all, I thought the terms special effects and visual effects were synonymous, but according to Wikipedia, “visual effects refers to digital post-production ...
  • FuseFX Expands to New York and Vancouvernews-defaultRapidly growing visual effects studio is currently servicing nearly three dozen television shows and feature films including “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”, “American Horror Story” and “The Blacklist” BURBANK—November 24, 2014—FuseFX, which provides visual effects services for television, features and commercials, the former including Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and American Horror Story¸ has opened full-scale production facilities in New York and Vancouver. ...
  • VFX for TV Seriesnews-defaultIconic characters, both fictional and historical, and a tale from suspense master Stephen King have come alive on the small screen with help from VFX studios. From creating digital environments, futuristic transports and retro inventions to crafting supernatural beings and otherworldly events, VFX enhance the stories of superheroes, pirates, retail magnates, time travelers, small-town Americans and the world’s most famous ...
  • FUSEFX GETS READY FOR FUTURE POST PRODUCTIONnews-defaultFuseFX Strengthens VFX Pipeline and Preps for Future End-to-End Post Production FuseFX, located in Burbank, CA, is a bustling 24/7 VFX operation these days. They are known for providing visual effects services for television, film, and commercials, and have an impressive list of credits, including all three seasons of “American Horror Story”; the primary VFX house for Disney’s & Marvel’s “Agents ...
  • FuseFX Meets the VFX Challenge on “Last Resort”news-defaultLos Angeles- In the scope and complexity of its visual effects, the new ABC drama series “Last Resort” (Thursdays at 8:00 PM ET/PT) is challenging even Hollywood tent pole action films in sophistication. Produced by MiddKidd Productions in association with Sony Pictures Television, “Last Resort” follows the crew of the Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine “Colorado” who become fugitives from their own ...
  • FuseFX Delivers Visual Effects on Four Pilots Going to Seriesnews-defaultLos Angeles-FuseFX, a leading visual effects studio based here, provided visual effects for four one-hour scripted pilots that will go to series in the 2013-2014 TV season. The pilots are: “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D” (ABC), “Legends” (TNT), “Low Winter Sun” (AMC) and “Gang Related” (Fox). ABC announced that “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” will take over the 8:00 pm slot ...
  • Full-CG Shots Help Tell the Story in Last Resortnews-defaultHow FuseFX Pushed Water and Particle Sims to the Limit for Episodic TV As TV shows go, it’s pretty high concept. The crew of the U.S.S. Colorado, a U.S. Navy submarine loaded with missiles, questions an order to fire nukes at Pakistan and is suddenly treated as an enemy combatant, taking potentially deadly fire from another American sub. Left for dead ...
  • It’s Hell on Wheels at FuseFXnews-defaultThe second season of Hell on Wheels, which recently completed it second season on AMC, continued its epic story of post-Civil War America, focusing on Cullen Bohannon (Anson Mount), a former Confederate soldier, and his dramatic journey west as he struggles to leave his past behind. Produced by John Shiban, Joe and Tony Gayton and Endemol USA’s Jeremy Gold, the show ...
  • SONY TAPS FUSEFX FOR 2 PILOTSnews-defaultFuseFX recently completed work on Martin Campbell and Shawn Ryan’s LAST RESORT and the Shaun Cassidy / Thomas Schlamme western pilot FRONTIER, both for Sony Pictures Television.
  • JASON PICCIONI JOINS FUSEFX AS VISUAL EFFECTS SUPERVISORnews-defaultMonday, October 3rd, 2011 – PRESS RELEASE FuseFX, Inc.,  a Los Angeles based visual effects company, continued it’s pattern of steady growth and added another full time supervisor the its ranks. Jason Piccioni comes to FuseFX after a number of years working as an independent supervisor on such films as The Dukes of Hazzard, The Lake House, The Astronaut Farmer, and last year’s visual ...
  • FUSEFX CONTINUES GROWTH – MOVES TO BIGGER OFFICESnews-default FuseFX, Inc.,  a Los Angeles based visual effects company, continued it’s pattern of steady growth and moved to new larger offices in Burbank.  The company is emerging as one of the key players in VFX for television production, as well as ongoing work on small feature film productions.  FuseFX now consistently has anywhere from 10 to 15 active television shows ...
  • FuseFX Gets Animated with Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monsternews-defaultLos Angeles—Visual effects studio, FuseFX, is in production through the summer on the animated Lake Monster character, featured in Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Lake Monster, the all-new, live-action/CG movie follow-up to 2009’s Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins. The family-targeted feature will premiere on Cartoon Network in fall 2010 and release on DVD through Warner Home Video in early 2011. Meantime, the studio ...
  • Nuke on Episodic TV at FuseFXnews-defaultWhen Burbank-based visual effects studio FuseFX began working on the new season of Showtime’s “United States of Tara,” it turned to Nuke, The Foundry’s powerful compositing application, which is normally thought of as primarily a feature film compositing tool, or for CG/3D multi-pass TVC workflow. As the series requires extensive green screen effects, given the series about a woman with ...