Friday, September 22

Atmosphere Visual Effects Signed for Third Tour Of Duty

Source: Broadcast Newsroom

DMN Newswire--2006-09-21-- Visual effects facility Atmosphere Visual Effects has been tapped again by NBC Universal for the third season of SCI FI Channel's "Battlestar Galactica," consisting of 20 one-hour episodes. This marks the third consecutive season that Atmosphere has provided visual effects for the series.

The studio has been nominated for a 2006 Emmy Award for the "Battlestar Galactica" episode "Resurrection Ship Pt. 2," along with Zoic Studios. This marks the third straight year Atmosphere has received Emmy nominations, previously being nominated for its work on the first season "Battlestar" episode "Hand of God" and for the pilot episode of ABC's "Stephen King Presents Kingdom Hospital." The studio won a 2006 VES Award in the category of "Outstanding Animated Character in a Live Action Broadcast Program, Commercial, or Music Video" for its Cylon Centurions in the season two "Battlestar" episode "Fragged."

Atmosphere also recently completed over 200 VFX of talking animals for the straight-to-DVD kid's feature "Air Buddies" (an International Keystone Entertainment production and the latest in Disney's "Air Bud" series). Atmosphere is finishing up final shots for the film's promotional campaign and recently contributed multiple visual effects shots to USA Network's "The 4400."

Principals in Atmosphere are Andrew Karr, Tom Archer and Jeremy Hoey.

Newshound: SciFi

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