Piranha NYC

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Piranha NYC
Type Corporation
Industry
Founded September 19, 2009
Founder(s) Gaspard Giroud, Rob Sabatini
Headquarters New York, NY, USA
Area served Worldwide
Key people Gaspard Giroud, Rob Sabatini, Thomas Allen, Nate Robinson
Website piranhanyc.com

Piranha NYC[1] /ˈpɪrænhə/ is a motion graphics, design, and VFX house founded in 2009 by Gaspard Giroud and Rob Sabatini in SoHo, New York City. Piranha's[2] clients[3] include Intel, Verizon, Coca-Cola, Nike, Reebok, L'oreal, IBM,[4] Delta Air Lines, Mercedes, Trojan, Lucky, Sony Ericsson, Wired,[5] UPS, KMart, HBO.

3D World Magazine[6] listed Piranha as one of the ten hottest CG studios of 2012, in part of their visualization[7] of the New World Trade Center,[8] that was featured in several architectural publications. The company was twice nominated for New York Emmy Awards[9] in category of graphics.

Piranha NYC also worked on 3D modelling for the Sex and the City movie.[10] The company partnered with Fluid in 2009 to provide 3D and visual work.[11]

At the beginning of 2012 Piranha participated in the CGarchitect[12] 3D awards competition with their film created for Silverstein Properties. It has been selected as one of the five nominees[13] in the category of Architectural Film/Animation (Commissioned).

The company created the visual accompaniment of Rihanna to play behind Coldplay while performing their single "Princess of China" on 2012 tour.[14]

In September 2012 3D World Magazine named Piranha the Arch-Viz Animation winner in the 2012 CG Awards.

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