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Cannes 2015

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Cannes 2015

Cannes 2015 starts today!

Best of luck for ‘The lobster’ and ‘Land and Shade’ 

Storm will be attending the festival.

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The Lobster selected for Cannes 2015

Thursday, April 16, 2015

The Lobster selected for Cannes 2015

We are delighted to hear that ‘The Lobster’ will have its world premiere at this year’s 68th Cannes Film Festival, screening in the prestigious official competition.
The Lobster is the English language debut of Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos, who thrilled and shocked audiences worldwide with ‘Dogtooth’ (winner at Cannes and Oscar nominated).


Starring Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Lea Seydoux, John C Reilly, Ben Whishaw, Olivia Colman and Michael Smiley


Producers: Element Pictures, Limp Films, Faliro House, Haut et Court & Scarlet Films

Dutch co-producer: Lemming Film - Derk-Jan Warrink, Joost de Vries & Leontine Petit

Director: Yorgos Lanthimos 

Dop: Thimios Bakatakis 

Colorist: Tony Ford

The film is co-funded by the Netherlands Film Fund. 

IMDB link


Color grading, additional VFX and DCP mastering at Storm.

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PostPanic - Sundays - They did it!

Saturday, March 28, 2015

PostPanic's kickstarter funded short SUNDAYS gets Warner Bros film deal. Congrats Mischa & team!

Check out https://twitter.com/PostPanic_ if you haven’t heard about this amazing project.

Additional grading and DCP mastering at Storm.

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Storm wins VNAP VFX award 2014 on NFF

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Storm wins VNAP VFX award 2014 on NFF

We are proud to announce that we have won the VNAP VFX Award for Best Visual Effects 2014 for our work on ‘Das Wad’

Our visual effects supervisor Luuk Meijer received the price on behalf of the whole Storm team from Erik-Jan de Boer after his keynote on the VFX of ‘Life of Pi’

The ceremony was after the VFX sessions during the Netherlands Film Festival in Utrecht


Thanks Rob & Hazazah for this great opportunity to go all the way with the VFX!!! 

 

Credits:

Director: Rob Lucker

Producers: Maarten Kuit, Jeroen van den Idsert

Dop: Lex Brand

Production design: Wilbert van Dorp

Sound design: Hielke Praagman

Music: Remus Ockels

Edit: Peter Alderliesten

VFX supervisor: Luuk Meijer

Compositors & 3d artists: David van Heeswijk, Martin Necas-Niessner, Timo Aaldriks, Bart Otto and Jan-Willem Sanderman

Title design: Sietse van den Broek  

Color grading was also done at Storm by Daphne Maierna


The VFX breakdown will follow soon...

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Honourable mention for Storm at the VNAP visual effects awards

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Honourable mention for Storm at the VNAP visual effects awards

Today the first VNAP (De Vereniging van Nederlandse Animatiefilm Producenten) VFX awards were presented at the Netherlands Filmfestifal.


Out of 11 nominees the jury chose ‘Koning van Kantoren’ from Hectic Electric as winner.

Concrats for the makers! First class work from dutch VFX artists.

The special jury price went to ‘Hoe duur was de suiker’ from Planet X FX.

We got an honourable mention from the Jury for our work on the feature film ‘App’

Our VFX Supervisor Luuk Meijer received a certificate during the presentation.

Hopefully the festival has a Golden Calf award for VFX in 2014. 

Extra motivation for all the people working on VFX in Holland. 

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App goes international

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

After the nice article of variety about the 2nd screen thriller 'App' http://variety.com/2013/digital/news/chillers-interactive-app-etite-1200006516/

more news about the movie on screendaily http://www.screendaily.com/5057239.article


The film has been sold in Cannes to Germany, Japan, South Korea, China, Russia and Japan. 

Negotiations are in the latter stages for the UK, France, Italy and Spain.


Congrats to 2CFilm and Bobby Boermans and his team!



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Storm integrates Shotgun in VFX pipeline

Friday, February 1, 2013

Our visual effects department is has integrated Shotgun software in its VFX pipeline.

Projects, shots and task can be easily managed with Shotgun, giving us more creative time.

Everything we need to get the job done: track, schedule, review, collaborate and asset management.   


Shotgun is the industry standard and is widely used in many studios all around the world.

 

www.shotgunsoftware.com

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Yes, geek stuff

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Yes, geek stuff

The guys at FXGuide are talking about The Art of Color:  http://tinyurl.com/43qgf8r

 

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Door: Peter

Aces is the future!


3D is here to stay... Steven says so

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

3D is here to stay... Steven says so

The 'masters' who brought us classics as Jaws, the Godfather and Taxi Driver are filming in 3D as we type.... 

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Door: Peter

They should find a solution for those d*mned 3d glasses. Only then 3D will stay succesfull


Digital (r)evolution

Monday, September 5, 2011

Digital (r)evolution

Nice article in the LA Times on the short but turbulent history of this game changing company and their products : http://tinyurl.com/44cd5fu

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