GigaPix Studios has hired Clark Graff to serve as head of post-production and its recently formed visual effects division. Graff’s first task with the company will be overseeing post-production on Ben & Izzy, a half-hour CG-animated series that follows the adventures of two pre-teens, one from Jordan and one from the U.S. GigaPix is providing editorial, audio mixing, sound design and animation rendering services to the ten-episode series produced by Jordanian production company Rubicon and exec produced by GigaPix president David Pritchard.
Graff’s vfx and post-production credits credits include the Academy Award-winning The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King, as well as I, Robot, The Matrix: Reloaded and The Matrix: Revolutions. Under his supervision, GigaPix will expand upon its post-production and visual effects capabilities, servicing the Ben & Izzy production and upcoming film projects, including the recently announced live-action feature adaptation of Ed Vis’ Dr. Grave comic, published by Slave Labor Graphics.
Based in Chatsworth, Calif., GigaPix currently has four animated features in development’an adventure comedy titled Junk Bots, an irreverent rabbit fantasy titled Twilight, a sci-fi thriller titled Alien SAR and a superhero spoof titled Hypnopig. More information on the studio can be found at www.gigapixstudios.com.