Founded in 2007 by VFX compositor Allan Torp Jensen, VFXwire is a platform for global film and TV VFX news, commentary, breakdowns, and job opportunities. Our mission is to provide great content, connect companies and artists through news and jobs, and help artists to reach new audiences. We provide industry analysis through in-depth features and interviews.
VFXwire is run by:
Allan Torp Jensen
Allan has worked on visual effects for feature films and television for 20 years. He has experience of the full VFX pipeline but has focused on compositing for the past 15 years and has been a Lead Compositor and Compositing Supervisor on various shows. He has worked with the talented people at Cinesite, Bluebolt VFX, Automatik VFX in London, and Weta Digital in New Zealand. For the past five years, he has worked remotely at his own Torper Studio on various high-end TV and feature film projects.
Alex is a public relations and marketing consultant primarily for visual effects studios. She set up Kooks eight years ago and works with a carefully selected roster of VFX Studios and Post Houses on the strategy and implementation of their PR and marketing. Clients include BlueBolt, One of Us, Freefolk, Vine FX, IMG VFX, Rumble VFX, Work Editorial as well as a selection of independent VFX Supervisors. Prior to this Alex spent 10 years at Cinesite, firstly as Model Unit VFX Co-ordinator (Harry Potter franchise, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, V For Vendetta) and then six years as PR and Marketing Manager.
Tanya is a writer covering art, design, and visual effects. She has 15 years of experience as a magazine journalist and has written for publications including 3D World, 3D Artist, Computer Arts, net magazine, and Creative Bloq.
Graham is a freelance writer of fiction and non-fiction, and editor of “The Illusion Almanac,” a micro magazine and website dedicated to illuminating the craft of film and television. He has written various award-nominated fantasy novels as well as long-form articles for Cinefex on the making of major motion pictures and television series including “Spectre,” “Star Trek Beyond,” “Thor: Ragnarok,” and “Game of Thrones”.
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