TORONTO — Powerhouse VFX (www.powerhousevfx.com) has expanded into the Canadian market with the opening of a new studio in Toronto. The New York-based company offers high-end visual effects services for episodics and feature films, with credits that include Evil,
The Gilded Age,
The Orville: New Horizons,
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,
Mare of Easttown. The team’s core will consist of creative leads from Powerhouse’s New York studio, alongside a talented group of Ontario-based artists.
Powerhouse VFX’s Toronto team will integrate into the company’s proprietary remote and cloud-based pipeline. While adapting this workflow, the studio will leveraging the physical space of Company 3’s Toronto studio. The new VFX offerings in Toronto will help the company offer an end-to-end post production experience alongside Company 3’s dailies, sound and picture finishing services in the Canadian city.
“This expansion will provide a great opportunity for our clients to continue to partner with Powerhouse on shows beyond New York with new talent and incentives,” explains Ryan Cunningham, executive producer.
“We are excited to be bringing our talent to the Canadian market,” adds creative director/senior VFX supervisor Ed Mendez. “Our vision has always been to deliver world-class VFX to our clients, while also providing a safe and collaborative place for artists to work, using amazing forward-thinking technology.”
In Toronto, Nigel Mendoza will continue his role as senior producer, while Bob Lowery will continue to lead sales and business development efforts.