- With a total of 900 post production shots, Twentieth Century Fox entrusted over a quarter of them to Hydraulx, an 80-person visual effects and design company out of Santa Monica. Esteemed for their award-winning commercial and video work, Hydraulx and its sister company Lola Visual Effects are rapidly gaining prestige as lead vendors for feature film visual effects. Co-Owner and VFX Supervisor Greg Strause asserts, "Our company has been built around two primary goals: hire the best artists in the industry and arm them with the latest and greatest in tools and processing power." Among these premiere tools are multiple Discreet Inferno and Flame systems, the world's largest 64-bit Burn installation, and GenArts Sapphire Plug-ins loaded across the board. According to Strause, "I couldn't imagine having any compositing system without Sapphire installed. It's a bread-and-butter, go-to tool over here for all of the artists."....Fittingly for X-Men: The Last Stand, Strause relied upon the proven prowess of his Discreet systems pipeline and Sapphire Plug-ins to handle everything from ground-breaking vanity work to...........Read more!
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