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LOOK Effects Creates VFX for HBO’s 'Phil Spector'

VFX company LOOK Effects produces the visual effects for David Mamet’s “Phil Spector” for HBO Films.


LOS ANGELES, CA -- Visual effects company LOOK Effects announced that it has produced the VFX for David Mamet’s Phil Spector for HBO Films. The film first aired on HBO on Sunday, March 24 at 9:00 pm ET/PT.

Written and directed by Oscar-nominated, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Mamet, the film is Mamet’s exploration of the attorney-client relationship between music producer Phil Spector (played by Al Pacino) and defense attorney Linda Kenney Baden (Helen Mirren) who represented Spector during his first trial for the murder of actress Lana Clarkson.

“Our goal for this film,” says visual effects supervisor Henrik Fett, “was to help the director place his story in the time and place in which the action took place. It was an honor to be involved with this project.”

For over 15 years, LOOK Effects has been a leading provider of digital-effects solutions for feature film, episodic television and special venue projects. With operations in Los Angeles, New York, Vancouver and Stuttgart, Germany, LOOK offers a knowledgeable and resourceful approach in partnering with their clients to supervise and produce visual effects. Film credits include Darren Aronofsky’s Black Swan, which was nominated for both VES and BAFTA awards for visual effects, Warm Bodies, Life of Pi, Moonrise Kingdom, Alex Cross, The Dictator, The Muppets, Underworld Awakening, Captain America, Limitless, and The King’s Speech. Television credits include: “Bones,” “Game of Thrones,” “Nashville,” “Castle,” “The Finder,” the Emmy-nominated effects for “Life After People” and all of the VES-nominated effects for the final season of “Lost.

Source: LOOK Effects

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Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.