(New York, New York--January 6, 2015) Bryan Godwin, CEO shade VFX, announced today that visual effects producer Camille Geier has joined shade VFX as Executive Producer in the New York studio as of January 5th. An ILM alum, Geier has resided in New York for the past 10 years and will oversee shade’s feature and television New York slate including work on Marvel’s Netflix series – Daredevil.
To accommodate the company’s growth, shade has expanded into a new 5000 square foot location housing over 25 artists with the ability to project up.
“We are so proud that a producer of Camille’s stature and talent has joined our team at shade to oversee our newly expanded New York studio,” states Godwin. “We’ve been in New York for just nine months and Camille’s experience and knowledge of the New York industry will greatly enhance our presence in the area. We’re so proud to be working on a Marvel project and are totally committed to New York and its energetic and bustling features and television community.”
Geier states, “I’m so happy and excited to be joining Bryan and the shade team. I was quite amazed at the amount and caliber of work they were doing when I first visited the studio. The creativity and level of competence was very evident and I knew I could fit in and help them with any challenges during this expansion period. Additionally, shade has a great company culture which is very important to me.”
Geier joins shade after a recent stint at Rodeo FX and prior to that she spearheaded the feature film division for Rhinofx where as Executive Producer she oversaw over 20 films including The Adjustment Bureau, Salt, The Other Guys
and Ghost Town
. Prior to that, Geier worked at Curious Pictures in television animation. Geier began her career at ILM where she worked as the Visual Effects Producer on over 11 films including Van Helsing, Gangs of New York, Bringing Out the Dead, Magnolia
and Starship Troopers.
Geier adds, “In addition to joining all the talented artists and team members in the New York office, I’m also very excited to be working with David Van Dyke, the Executive Producer of the LA office and Lisa Maher, shade’s Business Development Executive. Shade is working on a number of terrific projects and is very proactive in pursuing challenging work. It’s a cohesive team with varied and competitive skills who are up to the many challenges of today’s complex visual effects environment.”
“We’re so fortunate to have an Executive Producer of Camille’s stature joining our team in New York,” says Vice President/Executive Producer Van Dyke. “Our presence and projects there will only be more enhanced with her overall guidance and experience.”
Godwin concludes, “We opened in New York earlier this year because this is where I grew up and we wanted to have a presence during this dynamic time in New York’s evolution. It’s an exciting time to be part of the New York creative scene. We’re on both coasts, but we operate as one seamless company.”
Shade’s current production slate includes these feature projects -- Poltergeist
for MGM and Max Steel
for Dolphin Entertainment. Recently completed feature projects include Sony’s Annie
, Paramount's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,
Open Road’s Chef,
Sony’s The Amazing Spider-Man, 22 Jump Street
and The Interview
and Disney's Million Dollar Arm
In television, shade is in production on the upcoming Marvel Netflix series Daredevil
and an unnamed pilot for AMC in the New York facility. In the LA facility television production includes Westworld
for Warner Bros, Black Sails
for Platinum Dunes, the completed mini-series Olive Kitteridge
for HBO and Playtone, and the first episode of FX’s and Ryan Murphy’s fourth season horror anthology series American Horror Story: Freak Show
ABOUT SHADE VFX
Shade VFX is a boutique visual effects company known for its personal client services and creative attention to detail. Founded in 2009 by Visual Effects Supervisor Bryan Godwin, shade VFX provides previs, 2D and 3D visual effects, digital character animation, matte painting and set extensions for film and commercials. Shade VFX has facilities in Los Angeles and New York.
In 2014, Shade opened a studio in Manhattan at 475 Park Avenue South, which is centrally located for both clients and artists traveling from Brooklyn or New Jersey. Shade’s LA facility at Bergamot Station includes stage space that can accommodate greenscreen shoots and state-of-the-art technology. Bergamot Station is located on eight acres in the heart of Santa Monica and is Southern California’s largest art gallery complex and cultural center.
Feature credits include “Annie,” “The Interview,” “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” “Chef,” “The Amazing Spider-Man 2,” “22 Jump Street,” “Million Dollar Arm,” “McFarland,” “Battle Los Angeles,” “I Am Number Four,” “Water for Elephants,” “Cowboys and Aliens,” “Glee 3D,” “Fright Night,” “The Muppets,” “Project X,” “Chronicle,” “This Means War,” “Chernobyl Diaries,” “The Dictator,” “Fun Size,” “Argo,” “Jack Reacher,” “Gangster Squad,” “Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters,” “Side Effects,” “A Good Day to Die Hard,” “Behind the Candelabra” and “42.” For more information, visit www.shadevfx.com