The Orphanage has been tapped to finish more than 45 vfx shot on Fox's THE DAY AFTER TOMORROW before it hits theaters May 28, 2004. Orphanage visual effects supervisor Remo Balcells and visual effects producer Jody Echegaray will oversee a team of 60 effects wizards, creating digital environments, character animation and particle simulations. Marc Sadeghi will serve as exec producer for Orphanage. Digital Domain and ILM are the chief fx shops on the film.
The Orphanage is a live-action and visual effects production house, founded in 1999 by former ILM visual effects artists Jonathan Rothbart, Stuart Maschwitz and Scott Stewart. The Orphanage's credits include HELLBOY, SPY KIDS 3-D: GAME OVER, JEEPERS CREEPERS 2, the HBO pic IRON JAWED ANGELS and forthcoming HERO. For more information, visit www.theorphanage.com.