Hollywood, CA – July 16, 2015 – Encore VFX artists were recognized today with Emmy® Award nominations for Outstanding Special Visual Effects for work on The CW Series “The Flash.” The nominees include VFX Supervisor Armen Kevorkian, VFX Producer James Baldanzi, Associate VFX Supervisor Keith Hamakawa, Animation Supervisor Jason Shulman, 3D Supervisor Stefan Bredereck, 3D Character Artist Kurt Smith, 3D Artist Lorenzo Mastrobuono, Compositing Supervisor Andranik Taranyan and Lead Compositing Artist Gevork Babityan. Winners will be revealed at the primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards ceremony, which will air Saturday, September 19 at 8pm ET/PT on FXX.
“We’re incredibly proud of our work on ‘The Flash.’ There is a lot of fan expectation to live up to, so it’s rewarding to see the show received so well and to have played a role in that success; awards recognition is icing on the cake,” said Tom Kendall, SVP, Encore VFX.
Praised as one of the most visually ambitious shows on television, “The Flash” delivers stellar imagery to fans each week, thanks in part to the efforts of Encore VFX artists under the direction of Encore VFX Supervisor Armen Kevorkian. As the sole VFX vendor, Encore was key in bringing crucial story elements to life, including The Flash’s superhuman speed and psychic gorilla nemesis Grodd.
For more information on “The Flash,” visit: http://www.cwtv.com/shows/the-flash
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