(New York, New York--August 27, 2012) The visual effects team at BAKED FX, whose work has just been nominated for an Emmy Award and an MTV Video Music Award (VMA), has entered into a unique creative partnership with MindSmack (http://www.mindsmack.tv), one of the foremost digital media production and post-production houses in New York City. The innovative collaboration partners both companies to provide design, visual effects, and extensive post-production services to the industry’s top directors, producers, production companies and ad agencies.
“The coming together of our respective houses is an amazing next step in the evolution of MindSmack,” explains company Partner Mike Feuer. “George and BAKED FX bring another layer of incredible talent to our team; and we are excited for what's to come.” Adds Executive Producer Kwesi Collisson: “A long-time collaborator, friend and leader of an award-winning visual effects team, George Loucas and BAKED FX give MindSmack the final 1-2 punch for all creative and technical challenges for our family of clients.”
With BAKED FX’s (http://www.bakedfx.com) work garnering an Emmy Award nomination for HBO’s “Game of Thrones” and an MTV VMA Award nomination for “Best Visual Effects” for Rihanna’s “Where Have You Been” music video; and MindSmack’s recent award-winning work for Syfy, Nickelodeon, The History Channel, HBO, and USA; the combined integrated team is made up of the finest VFX Supervisors and 2D & 3D talent in New York and LA. The unique partnership expands the scope of both companies’ offerings to include: conceptual artwork and storyboards, design & motion graphics, compositing, visual effects, title sequences, creative editorial, high-end color grading via DaVinci Resolve, audio finishing, and more. The combined expertise and seamless workflow guarantee clients and their projects a massive render pipeline and ample storage, catering to projects of any size and complexity.
"This original post-production partnership enables us to provide the highest level of talent across all aspects of a visual project,” concludes BAKED FX Creative Director/Founder George Loucas. “Our team is very excited to see where our new creative partnership will lead us. Whatever the challenge, bring it on!"
A leading digital media, production and post-production company, located in the heart of Manhattan, MindSmack’s core offerings include: creative development, production, editorial, motion graphics, audio mixing, web design, and social media services. The company features an award-winning creative team with a passion for realizing clients’ visions and a keen talent for storytelling. Founded in 1999, MindSmack is independently owned and managed by artists for artists. While currently expanding into all aspects of creative content creation, including the development of original content, the company remains flexible and nimble. MindSmack’s client list includes: A&E, AMC, BBC, Cinemax, Discovery, ESPN, Food Network, HBO, MTV, NBC, NFL, Nick Jr., Showtime, Spike, Time Warner, TruTV and VH1. For more information about MindSmack, check out the company’s newly re-branded web site at: http://www.mindsmack.tv