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Atmosphere Signs on for Third Battlestar Galactica Season

NBC Universal has tapped Atmosphere Visual Effects again for the third season of SCI FI Channels BATTLESTAR GALACTICA, consisting of 20 one-hour episodes. This marks the third consecutive season that Atmosphere has provided visual effects for the series.

The studio has been nominated for a 2006 Emmy Award for the BATTLESTAR GALACTICA episode Resurrection Ship Pt. 2, along with Zoic Studios. This marks the third straight year Atmosphere has received Emmy nominations, previously being nominated for its work on the first season BATTLESTAR episode Hand of God, and for the pilot episode of ABCs STEPHEN KING PRESENTS KINGDOM HOSPITAL. The studio won a 2006 VES Award in the category of Outstanding Animated Character in a Live Action Broadcast Program, Commercial, or Music Video for its Cylon Centurions in the season two BATTLESTAR episode Fragged.

Atmosphere also recently completed more than 200 vfx of talking animals for the straight-to-DVD kids feature AIR BUDDIES (an International Keystone Ent. production and the latest in Disneys AIR BUD series). Atmosphere is finishing up final shots for the films promotional campaign and recently contributed multiple vfx shots to USA Networks THE 4400.Principals in Atmosphere are Andrew Karr, Tom Archer and Jeremy Hoey.

BATTLESTAR GALACTICA SEASON THREE credits include:

* Visual Effects Supervisor: Gary Hutzel* CG Department Head: Andrew Karr* Compositing Department Head: Tom Archer* Compositing Leads: Brenda Campbell, Keegen Douglas* Matte painting Lead / In-house VFX Producer: Jeremy Hoey

Located in Vancouver, B.C., Atmosphere Visual Effects (www.atmospher-vfx.com) is a dynamic, artist-driven studio with state-of-the-art technical expertise. Atmospheres credits also include: ANDROMEDA (Sci Fi Channel), CHESTNUT (New Line), WRONG TURN II and LAST DAYS OF PLANET EARTH (Hallmark).

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