VFX and post-production veteran will bring his feature film experience to the episodic space.
NEW YORK -- Albert Mason has joined Alkemy X’s VFX team as head of production. He brings with him over two decades of experience in visual effects and post-production as well as a reputation for assembling top-notch teams of artists and building customized production pipelines. He has worked on projects helmed by Peter Jackson (the Lord of the Rings trilogy), Tim Burton (Alice in Wonderland) and Robert Zemeckis (The Polar Express).
In Mason’s new role, he will bring his experience in feature films to the episodic space, building on the studio’s success on projects including Amazon Prime’s Emmy-winning original series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Mr. Robot, Fear the Walking Dead, Maniac, Blindspot and Power.”
“Throughout his career, Albert has consistently collaborated with directors and artists that push the creative envelope and we're excited for him to extend that innovative drive to Alkemy X,” notes Alkemy X president & CEO, Justin Wineburgh. “His expertise in constructing advanced pipelines that embrace emerging technologies will be invaluable to our team as we continue to bolster our slate of VFX work.”
“The level of work that Alkemy X is producing across multiple industries is truly impressive and the culture they’ve created fosters a dynamic collaborative environment,” added Mason. “The caliber of VFX made for television has soared in the past few years, and I’m excited to join the top-notch team at Alkemy X to bring my experience in features to this dynamic time in episodic.”
Mason began his career at MTV’s On-Air Promos department, sharpening his production skills on top series promo campaigns and as a part of its newly launched MTV animation department. He took an opportunity to transition into VFX, stepping into a production role for Weta Digital and spending three years working globally on the Lord of the Rings trilogy. He carried this momentum to Sony Pictures Imageworks, where he contributed to visually dynamic features such as Spiderman 3 and Ghost Rider. He has also produced work for top industry shops Logan, Rising Sun Pictures and Grey Matter FX.
Source: Alkemy X