LOS ANGELES — Visual effects boutique Jamm (www.jammvisual.com) has opened up shop and is already working on its first spot, a Super Bowl commercial that was directed by Jake Scott. The studio was founded by VFX supervisors Andy Boyd and Jake Montgomery, and executive producer Asher Edwards.
Andy Boyd has been a 3D artist for 16 years and has worked at Framestore London, Method Studios and MPC. Jake Montgomery brings 12 years of experience from top visual effects facilities in the UK and US, including, Glassworks, Method and MPC LA. Asher Edwards has a 20-year history in advertising, and has worked in London, New York and Los Angeles. His studio posts include MPC in London and Los Angeles, as well as at The Mill in New York and LA.
Jamm's Boyd, Montgomery and Edwards.
“We opened up Jamm to be a competitive, high-end VFX company that can work closely with directors and agency creatives to realize their vision, going beyond expectations,” explains Montgomery. “Our focus is on quality of work and the needs of our clients.”
Boyd adds, “We have an elite team that has pulled off some of the most complex work done in the last few years. No matter what challenges are put before us we are set to execute at the highest level.”
Boyd’s credits include the Cannes Grand Prix and VES winner, Noitulove for Guinness. Edwards won a Clio and Craft award for Coca-Cola’s It’s Mine. And Montgomery’s NBA Jingle Hoops reached 11 million hits on YouTube, as well as won an Addy and Clio awards. The Jamm trio recently produced and supervised the 2D and 3D teams on the viral sensation Call of Duty Advanced Warfare, which has received over 18 million hits on YouTube.
Jamm is home to Autodesk Flame and The Foundry’s Nuke for 2D, and Side Effects Houdini and Autodesk Maya for 3D.