is a visual effects company with offices in Los Angeles, Vancouver and Munich. The company is well known for its proprietary, in-house fluid effects software Flowline
, which is used in various fluid effects like water and fire. Scanline was sole developer for Flowline, for which it received a 2008 Scientific and Technical Achievement Academy Award. In 2010, the company was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Achievement in Visual Effects for its work on director Clint Eastwood's "Hereafter", for which it was the sole visual effects vendor. The company works mainly in feature films and TV movies, and offers VFX, 3D animated features and post-production services.
The Los Angeles studio opened in 2007,under President and VFX Supervisor, Stephan Trojansky. Trojanksy was one of the recipients of the 2008 Scientific and Technical Achievement Academy Award for the development of Flowline, as well as an Oscar nominee for "Hereafter".
Scanline VFX/Los Angeles is currently working on "Journey 2: The Mysterious Island", "Battleship", and director Tarsem's "Immortals". Past credits include Roland Emmerich's "2012", "300", "Hereafter", and "Super 8", on which it created the highly regarded train crash sequence, in collaboration with ILM.
Scanline VFX was founded in 1989 by Stefanie Stalf, Thomas Zauner and Peter Claridge. Later moved its office to the Bavaria Film... Read More