Eden FX Launches Feature Film Unit; Emmy Award Winner Laurel Klick Named Visual Effects Supervisor

CG specialty shop Eden FX has expanded its operations into the feature film realm. Complementing the company’s existing broadcast unit, the new feature film unit will be headed up by Emmy Award winning visual effects supervisor Laurel Klick.

Since its founding in 2000, Eden FX has primarily served the television industry. In addition to its extensive work on Paramount Television’s series Enterprise, the company has moonlighted on features including the upcoming Star Trek: Nemesis, for which it contributed three effects shots. Other big screen projects Eden FX and/or its creative team members have worked on include Dr. Doolittle, Driven, Virus, Election, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, and The Devil’s Advocate.

Klick got her start in the optical department at ILM on Star Wars in 1977. She has since contributed optical and digital visual effects to an impressive roster of hit motion pictures including The Terminator, Predator, Braveheart, Mortal Kombat, Nine to Five, and The China Syndrome.

Her most recent post was visual effects supervisor for Cinesite, where she worked on The Mothman Prophecies. Prior to that, she supervised effects for Netter Digital Ent. and was digital supervisor with Available Light Ltd.

Klick won an Emmy in 2001 for her work on Frank Herbert’s Dune. She also won a 1983 Emmy Certificate for Outstanding Individual Achievement, Special Visual Effects for her optical camera work on the miniseries The Winds of War.