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Alkemy X Names Sarah Grieshammer VFX Supervisor

The Cal State LA alum’s credits include ‘Stranger Things,’ ‘The Amazing Spider-Man,’ and ‘The Hunger Games,’ among others.

Award-winning global entertainment company Alkemy X has appointed Sarah Grieshammer as VFX Supervisor. With experience across episodic, feature film and commercial projects, Grieshammer has worked on numerous projects; her top credits include the films The Amazing Spider-Man, The Hunger Games, and Diary of a Wimpy Kid, as well as the series Stranger Things, A Series of Unfortunate Events, Sleepy Hollow, and Your Honor.  

Grieshammer studied Art and Animation at California State University, Los Angeles, and has since worked in visual effects for nearly two decades, as both a compositor and an on-set supervisor, allowing her to gain a holistic understanding of the multitude of roles and departments within VFX studios while also giving her a deep understanding of the end-to-end process.

Passionate about building a more diverse industry for the future, Grieshammer mentors emerging artists in the VFX industry, lending her expertise to broaden awareness of different career path opportunities available. Currently based in New Orleans, she also periodically teaches visual effects at Loyola University New Orleans.

“Sarah’s profound positivity and enthusiasm for the innovative nature of the creative process is reflected in each and every project she works on,” said Alkemy X President and CEO Justin Wineburgh. “Her range of experience speaks for itself, and we are thrilled to have such an optimistic and talented VFX Supervisor join our rapidly growing VFX Department.”

Grieshammer said, “To me, visual effects is a unique opportunity to step back and see how all of the puzzle pieces fit together and how the collaboration of the various disciplines come together to form one cohesive piece. I’m thrilled to be a part of the rapid momentum that the VFX department at Alkemy X has been building over the last couple of years. The team has met me with the utmost enthusiasm and optimism, and I am excited to bring the same to my work with our team and clients.”

Source: Alkemy X

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