Montreal Facilities Collaborate on Source Code
Known for its resourcefulness and creativity, Fly Studio attracts clients in film, TV, and advertising who value creative input. Since 1996, it has made a name for itself as a creative and versatile postproduction facility. It specializes in show projections (e.g., many Cirque du Soleil shows), concerts (e.g., Justin Timberlake, Lenny Kravitz, Katy Perry, Pink, and Shakira), music videos (e.g., Beck) and advertising. Working mostly in advertising, its clients include Air Canada, Motorola, Pepsi, Budweiser, Molson, Chrysler, Ford, Walmart and General Electric. The four partners of Fly Studio, with backgrounds in fine arts, traditional animation, and design, complement each other and bring creativity to their many different projects. The partners remain "hands on" in productions, working alongside the 30 employees with diverse talents, to mix many different looks, styles, and genres. VFX projects for major motion pictures include Mr. Nobody, Source Code, Dark Horse and Towelhead. VFX for local films, including les 7 jours du talion (Seven Days), Un capitalisme sentimental, La Peur de l'eau and 1981. For more information, visit www.flystudio.com.
Since launching in 2007, Modus FX has become an industry leader in high-end feature film visual effects and animation, boasting an international clientele and a talented team of hand-picked artists from around the globe. Led by co-founders Marc Bourbonnais and Yanick Wilisky, Modus has developed a unique approach to creating digital content, combining a cutting-edge production pipeline with personalized on-going project coordination. The studio collaborates with each director through the artistic process, from editorial script and on-set supervision to final delivery. Based just outside Montreal, Modus offers a full scope of services in its modern 12,000-square-foot studio. For more information, visit www.modusfx.com.
Oblique FX was founded in February 2008 when Benoît Brière, former 3D Director of Buzz Image Group, and partners purchased the Film Division of Buzz. Oblique offers high-end digital visual effects services for the film, television and commercial industries. It specializes in photoreal visual effects that integrate seamlessly into live-action plates and environments, including character and crowd animation, matte paintings and virtual environments, special effects and natural phenomena, CG integration and compositing. Projects completed by the team at Oblique FX include 300, Brokeback Mountain, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, The Aviator and The Fountain. For more information, visit www.obliquefx.com.
Sébastien Moreau founded Rodeo FX in 2006. Since then the company has had a meteoric rise, responsible for seamless visual effects in some of the highest grossing blockbusters in the industry. Using all of the latest technology, while discovering new ones, this Montreal-based team of international artists, numbering 65 and growing, share a passion for and deliver only a high level of quality work that the major film studios expect, as seen in Source Code, Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, Red Tails, Underworld Awakening, Immortals, Gulliver’s Travels, Twilight Eclipse, Resident Evil 4, The Three Musketeers, Terminator Salvation, Repo Men, Amelia, The Day the Earth Stood Still and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. For more information, visit: www.rodeofx.com