Digital animation and visual design company Pixeldust Studios has named Julie Fischer as its new senior visual effects producer.
“[Julie’s] projects have covered every possible aspect of media, including feature films and documentaries, television specials and series, commercials and multimedia presentations,” said Ricardo Andrade, founder and chief creative officer, Pixeldust Studios. “We are delighted to be welcoming her to our Pixeldust family.”
Fischer most recently served as senior visual effects producer with Framestore in Reykjavik, Iceland. There she was involved with VFX on the upcoming feature film 2 Guns, starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg.
Fischer began her career in VFX working with Digital Domain on such films as Dante’s Peak and The Fifth Element. While with Rhythm & Hues, she was involved with the feature film End of Days, and, earlier, she worked with the Disney-owned Dream Quest Images.
As DI Producer with Technicolor Creative Services while based in New York City, Fischer worked on numerous commercials and films, including the indie film Station Agent, and the popular documentary about the band Metallica, Some Kind of Monster. She also worked with Technicolor in Beijing. As a DI producer with NY’s PostWorks, she worked on the documentaries Why We Fight and No Direction Home, among other projects.
Fischer also produced for such companies as The Mill, Imaginary Forces, DIVE and Click 3X. She previously worked with Pixeldust Studios as VFX producer on the PBS/Nova series Fabric of the Cosmos.