Level 256 completes Over 70 VFX shots for Paramount Pictures’ new Halloween comedy “Fun Size.”
Los Angeles, CA – Digital artist collective and visual effects production studio Level 256 Visual Effects has produced over 70 VFX shots for Paramount feature Fun Size. The new film, in theaters October 26, includes Level 256’s work as primary VFX vendor.
The visual effects produced by Level 256 include a comedic sequence showing a large chicken falling from the roof of a fast food chain restaurant, in which L256 removed support wires and rigs, enhanced sparks and smoke and removed and replaced actors, as well as creating two CG chicken arm replacement shots. Other work on the film from L256 included additional wire and rig removals, computer monitor burn-ins, Facebook interface design, cell phone comps, and film damage and flicker fixes.
Directed by Josh Schwartz, Fun Size is written by Max Werner and produced by Stephanie Savage, Josh Schwartz, Bard Dorros, and David Kanter. It stars Justice, Mann, Jane Levy and Chelsea Handler.
Located in the Arts District of Downtown Los Angeles, and founded in 2009 by owner Scott Davids, Level 256 Visual Effects is a modern, digital artist collective and production studio that regularly contributes 2D and 2.5D visual effects to everything from highly successful, major studio motion pictures to independent films to low budget documentaries. Seth Kleinberg serves as the company’s Head of Production.
Since its formation, Level 256 has produced VFX sequences for such major studio films as The Bourne Legacy, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, Battleship, The Dictator, This is 40, Tower Heist, Bridesmaids, Get Him to the Greek, Hot Tub Time Machine, Little Fockers, Cedar Rapids, The Change Up, The Five Year Engagement and Wanderlust, among others.
Source: Level 256 Visual Effects
Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.