Base FX

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Base FX
Industry Visual effects, Computer-generated imagery, Feature animation
Founded 2006
Headquarters Beijing, China
Wuxi, China
Xiamen, China and
Los Angeles, United States
Key people
Christopher BREMBLE
(Founder & CEO)
Neil XIE
(Vice President)
TANG Bingbing
(Chief Creative Officer)
Number of employees
400
Slogan Leading the Evolution
Website Base-FX.com

Base FX is a three-time Emmy Award winning visual effects and animation company with production studios in Beijing, Wuxi and Xiamen, China, and an office in Los Angeles,. The company was founded in 2006 and has completed more than 130 films.[1]

Base FX specializes in high-end creature and character animation, fluid and dynamic effects, and photo-real 3D matte painting and set extensions, providing services to Hollywood film companies, producers and top directors in China.[2]

History[edit]

Base FX was founded by CEO Bremble and a team of 12 artists and CG instructors who had previously worked on one of Bremble’s films, the 2005 picture Deep Rescue. The company quickly began to grow, securing clients in China and Hollywood, and building a talented team of artists.

In 2010, Christopher Bremble was awarded an Emmy for Outstanding Special Visual Effects in a Movie or Mini-Series for the company’s work on HBO’s epic war saga The Pacific.[3] The company was awarded its second Emmy in 2011 for its work on HBO’s Boardwalk Empire, an American period crime drama television series, and a third one in 2014 for its work on Starz's pirate adventure series “Black Sails”.[4]

In May, 2012, Base signed a Strategic Alliance Agreement with Lucasfilm and Industrial Light & Magic (ILM).[5] At the Beijing Film Festival on April 18, 2013, the two companies signed an expanded co-operation deal that secures the exclusive use of the Beijing-based studio’s services for all ILM’s Hollywood films.[6]

In 2012, Base stationed in the industrial park in Wuxi, China, and will work on animation films for clients.[7]

In 2014, Base opened its third production studio in Xiamen, China, to make visual effects for Hollywood films.[8]

On December 29, 2014, Base FX signed strategic cooperation agreements with China Fortune Land Development Co., Ltd. (CFLD) and will tenant in Dachang Film and Media Industrial Park to build a high-end VFX training base.[9][10]

As of 2014, Base FX has finished 120 projects with more than 10,000 visual effects shots.[8]

On 20th April 2015, Base FX jointly founded China Post Production Alliance (CPPA) at the 5th Beijing International Film Festival to promote and enhance the development of visual effects in China. [11]

Credits[edit]

Year Name of film[12][13]
2015
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
2008
2007
2006
2005
  • Deep Rescue

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Base FX". 
  2. ^ "Base FX in ILM pact". 
  3. ^ "Emmy Winner Taps Chinese Film Market". 
  4. ^ "Creative Arts Emmy Winners". 
  5. ^ "ILM teams with China’s Base FX". 
  6. ^ "ILM to Pact With China’s Base FX". 
  7. ^ "Hollywood joins hands with Wuxi Studio". 
  8. ^ a b "Leading visual effects studio Base FX to build its base in Xiamen". 
  9. ^ "Hollywood Film Companies Bring Cultural Innovation and Industry Expertise to Dachang Film and Media Industrial Park". 
  10. ^ "Relativity, Base FX Back New Film School in China". 
  11. ^ "中国影视后期产业联盟在京成立". 
  12. ^ "CREDITS and AWARDS". Retrieved 27 March 2015. 
  13. ^ "Base FX制作的影片". 
  14. ^ "Agent Carter". 
  15. ^ "BASE FX总监揭秘变形金刚4特效制作". 
  16. ^ "工业光魔背后的亚洲英雄:Base FX详解《环太平洋》机器人与CG场景制作". 
  17. ^ "欲望成城:BaseFX《王的盛宴》特效创作". 
  18. ^ "联手工业光魔《特种部队2》雪景特效镜头制作". 
  19. ^ "《四大名捕》幕后制作全解析——对话国际视觉特效公司Base FX". 
  20. ^ "《金陵十三钗》:让人信服的硬实力". 
  21. ^ "《关键第四号》怪兽派肯重点镜头解析". 
  22. ^ "Base FX公司:把艾美奖带到中国". 
  23. ^ "访《太平洋战争》 Base FX 特效总监:任激波". 
  24. ^ "专访凯伦:掀起国内3D动画高潮". 

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