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Spin VFX in Canada welcomes VFX Supervisor Wesley Sewell, with 20Spin-vfx-wesley-sewellC
years of experience in editing, VFX and stereography on Marvel and
other major feature films.


VFX Supervisor Wesley Sewell Joins Spin VFX

Spin VFXin Canada welcomes VFX Supervisor Wesley Sewell, with 20 years of experience in editing, VFX and stereography on Marvel and many other major feature films.

Wesley began in editorial, working closely with Ridley Scott on ‘Gladiator’, ‘Hannibal’, and ‘Black Hawk Down’, which won the Academy Award for Best Editing. A stereoscopic expert as well, Wesley has pioneered many techniques in the mastering and finishing of 3D films. These techniques are in use on nearly all 3D films finished in Hollywood today. He has successfully supervised some of the most effective 3D films to date, and won the Lumiere Award from the International 3D Society for his work on ‘The Avengers’.

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Over the past 20 years, Wesley has worked with well known directors on major franchises from Marvel such as Joss Whedon on the The Avengers, Kenneth Branagh on Thor and Jon Favreau on Iron Man. He also worked with Ridley Scott to supervise ‘American Gangster’, ‘A Good Year’ and the epic ‘Kingdom of Heaven’, for which Wesley won the Visual Effects Society Award for Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Live Action Feature.

Neishaw Ali, Spin VFX president and visual effects executive producer said, “Spin is always looking at creative ways to increase our client value. We have a talented team and strong infrastructure. When I met Wes, I was not only impressed by his years of experience and credit list, but also by his infectious passion for our industry. He brings deep insights into production from our client perspectives. His resourcefulness and synergistic ways of working with our artists at Spin has created an invaluable partnership.”

He said, “Spin has one of the most creative and capable teams I have ever seen. I have worked with VFX companies from around the world, and find Spin to be at the forefront of the next generation of innovative and agile image creators. I am looking forward to joining these gifted visual artists.”

Spin VFX, located in Toronto, has become an internationally recognized visual effects studio, creating visual effects for over 75 features and 15 television series, Spin recently completed work on the Lionsgate comedy ‘Mortdecai’ and ‘The 33’, a heroic story of the trapped Chilean miners. Other credits include feature film work on‘Dolphin Tale 2’, 22 Jump Street, ‘After Earth’, and ‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn’, along with their Emmy award winning work on HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ and‘The Borgias’for Showtime. The studio is currently in production on the SyFy television series ‘The Expanse’. Spin is, with sales and support in Los Angeles.www.spinvfx.com