Animal Logic to launch three divisions
Sydney-based digital production company behind The Great Gatsby and Walking With Dinosaurs: The Movie unveils plans.
Animal Logic CEO Zareh Nalbandian has announced the launch of three divisions, which will operate under the Animal Logic group of companies.
The group structure will consist of separate Animation and Visual FX (VFX) studios, and Animal Logic Entertainment, a feature film development arm that would focus on developing a slate of animation, hybrid and VFX driven films for the company.
Nalbandian confirmed the company would bring together its Animal Logic and Fuel VFX teams from March 1.
The newly consolidated division, titled Animal Logic VFX, will have a team including executive producers Jason Bath and Luke Hetherington and VFX supervisors Andy Brown, Paul Butterworth, Kirsty Millar, Dave Morley and Will Reichelt who will continue to drive all aspects of the VFX business for the company.
“The VFX landscape has changed dramatically over the last two years, and the consolidation of our teams, technology and facilities means that we can continue to remain competitive in an ever-changing VFX global market,” said Animal Logic VFX executive producer Jason Bath.
The team recently completed work on Iron Man 3 , The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, The Great Gatsby, The Rover and is currently in production on Unbroken.
Animal Logic Animation will continue to focus on the studio’s creative, visual and technical work in animation. Its team will include CEO and producer Zareh Nalbandian, head of animation Rob Coleman and co-producers Amber Naismith and Ingrid Johnston. The studio recently completed work with on Walking With Dinosaurs: The Movie and The LEGO Movie.
In late 2013 the company established its Animal Logic Entertainment office in Los Angeles focused on developing a slate of feature films in collaboration with leading studios, directors, writers and producers.
Animal Logic has offices at Fox Studios in Sydney and at Warner Bros. Studios in Los Angeles.