August 9, 2006


Tannenberger has also worked as a VFX supervisor and producer on Run Lola Run, Princess and Warrior, Enemy at the Gates, The Musketeer, and The Pianist, as well as on the upcoming films Southland Tales and Blood & Chocolate

"At Gradient Effects, we have a unique skill set that spans the visual effects industry," notes Tannenberger. "We understand the unique challenges of post production and are committed to delivering the best digital effects in the business. Our new roles will allow us to use our combined experience and produce some of our most dynamic visual effects work yet."

Tannenberger is joined by Olcun Tan, former lead effects developer of Dreamworks. Tan will serve as head of R&D at Gradient Effects. A digital effects artist and software developer, Tan has worked primarily in lead positions on major international feature film projects, including Over the Hedge, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Shark Tale and Lara Croft: Tomb Raider. He is currently working on the upcoming films Southland Tales and Flushed Away.