Double Negative (DNEG) is one of the world’s leading visual effects, animation and stereo conversion companies for feature film and television, with studios in London, Vancouver, Mumbai, Los Angeles, Chennai, Montréal, Chandigarh, Hyderabad and Goa.
Since DNEG’s first studio opened in London in 1998, they have always thrived on collaboration and the creative energy this provides, dedicated to delivering excellence on every project. DNEG brought home the Oscar for “Best VFX” for three out of the last four years. In total, DNEG has been honoured with 4 Academy Award wins, 4 BAFTA Awards and 8 Visual Effects Society Awards for their visual effects work on “Blade Runner 2049”,”Dunkirk”, “Ex Machina”, ”Interstellar”, ”Inception” and “Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows Part 2”.
DNEG craft spectacular visuals for some of the world’s biggest films. Recent work includes Pacific Rim Uprising, Annihilation, Black Panther, Justice League, Thor: Ragnarok, Blade Runner 2049, Dunkirk, Baby Driver and Wonder Woman. Their Feature Animation division collaborates with filmmakers and IP owners to create high-end animated feature films.
DNEG’s TV VFX division tailors our experience, skills and pipeline for the specific needs of high-end television programming. Recent TV projects include Altered Carbon, Black Mirror Season 4, Marvel ‘s Inhumans, Krypton, Strike – The Silkworm and BrainDead.
DNEG’s industry-leading stereo conversion team has delivered some of Hollywood ‘s biggest theatrical 3D experiences, including Pacific Rim Uprising, Beauty and the Beast, Transformers: The Last Knight, Kong: Skull Island and Gravity.
Primary Activity: VFX
Other Activities: VFX
Kong StudioAnimation Production
Kong started in 2D and now works in a variety of styles, mediums and techniques to deliver clients beautifully crafted animation and illustration across entertainment, branded content, online video, explainers, motion picture and print.
We’re passionate about our craft and our company aim is to engage audiences with compelling content that has heart, purpose and integrity.
We’re highly experienced at producing quality work efficiently and effectively, adapting our workflow and team to fit the project. We achieve this by valuing our artists and their wellbeing. We work as a collective and actively support their development beyond our studio.
Notable work includes spots for animating Einstein in Pep Talk for Smart Energy GB, You Being You for Mencap, IMAX promoting Star Wars and Shazam! theatrical releases, ‘Thomas & Friends’ web series for HIT/Mattel and Sci-Fi Comic Cover set props for Netflix’s Black Mirror.
Services: 2D Animation, 3D Animation, Stop Motion, Concept, Character Design, Design, Storyboarding, Video Production, Advertising, Branded content, Motion Comics, Motion Graphics, Explainer Videos, Corporate Videos, Corporate Comms, Title Sequences, Script Writing
Clients: Pentagram, Abbott Mead Vickers, Gravity Road, Hotwolf, BBC Ideas, Zodiak Kids, IMAX, Tiger Aspect, Disney, HIT Entertainment, Intel, The Royal Mencap Society and Puffin Books
Primary Activity: Animation Production
Scanline VFX is a global visual effects studio with locations in Munich, Stuttgart, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Montreal, Seoul and London. The company is led by President and Senior Visual Effects Supervisor Stephan Trojansky.
Scanline is noted for its creation of natural phenomena such as fire, smoke and water on disaster epics such as San Andreas and Independence Day: Resurgence. Recent projects include Eternals, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, and Free Guy for director Shawn Levy. Its work as lead vendor on Godzilla vs. Kong highlights Scanline’s increasing expansion into character and creature work.
Founded in 1989 in Munich, Scanline established itself as an industry leader with the development of its proprietary fluid effects software, Flowline. Scanline was the sole developer of Flowline and in 2008, was the recipient of a Scientific and Technical Achievement Academy Award® for the software.
Scanline was nominated for an Academy Award® for Best Achievement in Visual Effects in 2010 for its work on Clint Eastwood’s Hereafter, for which it was the sole visual effects vendor. The film’s signature sequence was a recreation of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, which TIME Magazine called “the most exciting, expertly assembled flood scene in movie history.” In 2013, Scanline received a BAFTA nomination for its work on Iron Man 3 and in 2015, a second Academy Award® nomination for Captain America: The Winter Soldier.
In 2010, Scanline won its first Visual Effects Society (VES) Award for Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects for Hereafter. Scanline has two Emmy Awards to its credit for its work on Season Four and Season Eight of Game of Thrones as well as an HPA Award for Outstanding Visual Effects and VES Awards for Outstanding Created Environment and Outstanding Visual Effects in a Broadcast Program. In 2021, Scanline received its third Emmy nomination for its work on HBO’s The Nevers.
Primary Activity: VFX
Other Activities: Animation and VFX, Animation Services, Colour Grading, Motion Capture, PreViz, VFX, Virtual production