Cinesite Finds Fink For F/X
Created 11/15/2000 - 00:00
files/pictures/picture-35.jpgCinesite the visual effects arm of Kodak, has named Michael Fink as their senior visual effects supervisor. Fink's visual effects supervisor credits include WAR GAMES, THE SEVENTH SIGN, BRAVEHEART, LETHAL WEAPON 4 and X-MEN. He earned an Oscar nomination for BATMAN RETURNS in 1993. Fink led a start-up venture, Warner Digital Studios, for Warner Bros., in 1995. The full service visual effects shop had a 150 staff at its peak. They created visual effects for BATMAN AND ROBIN, ERASER, MARS ATTACKS, CONSPIRACY THEORY and CONTACT. "Mike Fink has earned the admiration and respect of his peers throughout this industry," said Ruth Scovill, president and chief operating officer of Cinesite. "His experience and talent make him a perfect fit at Cinesite. He adds more depth to an already creative staff." Fink said, "I've worked with Cinesite on various projects, most recently on X-MEN, where they made innovative contributions to the illusions we created. This is an exciting place to work because there is a deep pool of talent and technological resources to draw on. In an environment like this, anything you can imagine is possible."