Plastic Wax

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Plastic Wax Studios
Industry Visual effects, CGI animation, Motion pictures, cinematography, cutscene, animated movies
Founded
  • 1997 (1997)
Founder Roger Maddams, Dane Maddams, Nathan Maddams
Headquarters Sydney, Australia
Website plasticwax.com

Plastic Wax is an animation and visual effects studio specializing in content for video games, film and television.

Based in Sydney, Australia and established in 1997; Plastic Wax has produced a wide range of award winning animation content. Some notable works include The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Gears of War Ultimate Edition, Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Tomb Raider, Civilization V: Brave New World and Fallout: New Vegas.

The company boasts a state of the art 24 camera Vicon MX40 in house motion capture system, a cutting edge IBM idataplex dedicated render farm and over 60 veteran team members.

In 2015, Channel Nine News aired a behind the scenes snapshot at the facility, and its recent international success.[1]

In 2013 GameSpot peeked behind the scenes, for an in-house look at the studio and its talent.[2]

Projects of Note[edit]

Date Brand/Title Agency
2016 Injustice 2 Warner Brothers
2016 Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens Warner Brothers
2015 Homefront: The Revolution Deep Silver
2015 Gears of War: Ultimate Edition Epic Games
2015 Dirty Bomb Splash Damage
2015 Lego Dimensions WB Games
2015 Magic The Gathering Wizards of the Coast
2014 LEGO Jurassic Park WB Games
2014 D&D Tyranny of Dragons Wizards of the Coast
2013 Warhammer 40,000: Regicide Hammerfall Publishing
2013 Infinite Crisis (video game) WB Games
2013 Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham WB Games
2013 Skylanders: Giants Activision
2013 War Commander/Vega/Battle Pirates KIXEYE
2013 Little Big Planet Sony
2013 Neverwinter Perfect World
2013 Lego Marvel Super Heroes WB Games
2013 Lost Planet 3 SEGA
2012 Saints Row IV Volition
2012 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire FUELVFX
2012 BioShock Infinite Irrational Games
2012 Xbox Launch Commercial mccann erickson
2012 Civilization V: Brave New World 2k Games
2012 Inversion Namco
2012 Epic Mickey 2 Disney
2012 Darksiders II Vigil Games
2012 Saints Row: The Third Volition
2012 Edge of Twilight fuzzyeyes
2012 Civilization V: Gods & Kings 2K Games
2012 VW GTI Launch Campaign Volkswagen
2011 Discovery Channel TVC Discovery channel
2011 Warhammer: Kill Team THQ
2011 Epic Mickey 2 Disney
2011 Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II – Retribution Relic
2011 Rift Trion Worlds
2010 Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters WB
2010 Real Racing 2 Firemint
2010 Mafia II 2k Games
2010 Fallout: New Vegas Bethesda
2009 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Activision
2009 NBA 2K9 2K Games
2009 Ghostbusters: The Video Game ATARI
2009 Borderlands 2K Games
2009 Silent Hill: Shattered Memories Konami
2008 Ultimate Band Disney
2008 S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky GSC
2008 Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II Relic
2008 BioShock 2K Games
2007 BECKS Beer TVC BECKS
2007 S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl GSC
2007 Tomb Raider: Anniversary Eidos
2007 Ghost Rider 2K Games
2007 The Darkness 2K Games
2006 Full Auto SEGA
2006 Hitman: Blood Money Eidos
2006 Justice League Heroes WB Games
2005 Juiced THQ
2005 Constantine Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
2005 Hitman: Contracts Eidos
2004 King Arthur Konami
2004 Crash 'n' Burn EIDOS
2003 Broken Sword: The Sleeping Dragon THQ
2003 The Wiggles: Space Dancing
2003 Backyard Wrestling: Don't Try This at Home Eidos
2003 Robin Hood: Defender of the Crown Capcom
2001 Ultima Online: Third Dawn EA Games

Awards[edit]

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Announcement Trailer Golden Trailer Awards Nomination - Best Video Game Trailer 2016
Injustice 2 - Announcement Trailer AEAF Awards Silver - Game Trailers 2016
Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Announcement Trailer AEAF Awards Bronze - Game Trailers 2016
Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Announcement Trailer Bass Awards Silver - Best Commercial 2016
Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Announcement Trailer PromaxBDA Global Excellence Promotion, Marketing and Design Awards Gold - Animation 2016
Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Announcement Trailer New York Festivals Finalist - Animation 2016
Plastic Wax Australian Export Awards NSW Winner - Creative Industries Award 2015
Lego Dimensions - Announcement Trailer PROMAX BDA Awards Gold - CG Animation 2015
Warhammer 40,000: Regicide - Campaign Opening AEAF Awards Special Merit - Game Cinematics 2015
Dirty Bomb AEAF Awards Silver - Game Cinematics 2015
Infinite Crisis SIA Summit Creative Awards Bronze - 3D Animation 2015
Neverwinter Communicator Award Silver - Animation 2015
Lego Marvel Super Heroes Communicator Award Silver - Animation 2015
Civilization V: Brave New World Communicator Award Gold - Animation 2015
Neverwinter TELLY AWARD WINNER 2015
Civilization V: Brave New World TELLY AWARD WINNER 2015
Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham ANNIE Awards Nomination 2015
Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham MARCOM Awards Gold - Animation 2014
Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham PROMAX BDA Awards Gold - CG Animation 2014
Infinite Crisis MARCOM Awards Platinum - Animation 2014
Plastic Wax Australian Export Awards Finalist - Creative Industries Award 2014
Lego Marvel Super Heroes MARCOM Awards Gold - Commercial Animation 2013
Neverwinter MARCOM Awards Platinum - Game Cinematics 2013
Neverwinter OMNI Awards Silver - Animation 2013
Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two AEAF Awards Gold - Came Cinematics 2013
Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two OMNI Awards Silver - Animation 2013
Saints Row: The Third E3 EXPO First Place, Game Trailer 2011
Civilization V: Brave New World AEAF Awards Gold - Game Cinematics 2010
Civilization V: Brave New World OMNI Awards Silver - Animation 2010
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen AEAF Awards Gold - Game Cinematics 2009
Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II AEAF Awards Gold - Game Cinematics 2009

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