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    The Thing (2011)

    Release Date: October 12th, 2011
    Image Engine and The Thing
    At an Antarctica research site, the discovery of an alien craft leads to a confrontation between graduate student Kate Lloyd and scientist Dr. Sander Halvorson.


    Joel Edgerton


    David Levy

    Senior Concept Artist

    Ed Natividad

    Conceptual Designer

    Harrison Marks

    Visual Effects Coordinator

    Henrik Karlsson

    Effects Technical Director



    Amalgamated Dynamics Task: makeup effects Image Engine Address: Vancouver, Canada Credits:

    Cameron Widen

    Post Visualization Animator

    Freddy Chavez Olmos

    Visual Effects Compositor

    Jesper Kjolsrud

    Visual Effects Supervisor

    Neil Eskuri

    Digital Effects Supervisor

    Steve Garrad

    Visual Effects Executive Producer
    Task: cg creatures cg helicopter cloth simulation ice cave juliettes transformation spaceship Software: 3delight cortex maya shotgun
    Mr. X Address: Toronto, Canada Credits:

    James Cooper

    Senior Vfx Artist

    Kyle Yoneda

    Visual Effects Supervisor

    Trey Harrell

    Task: cg srpyte cg vehicle digital doubles digital environments Software: houdini mari maya v-ray
    Proof Address: Los Angeles, United States Credits:

    Gavin Wright

    Previsualization Designer

    Shahar Eldar

    Previsualization Modeler
    Task: previs
    The Aaron Sims Company Credits:

    Aaron Sims

    Character Designer

    Jerad Marantz

    Character Designer
    Task: concept art
    With A Twist Studio Credits:

    David Burton

    Visual Effects Supervisor
    Task: cold-air breath Software: nuke


    Houdini Demo Reel 2012
    July 26th, 2012
    A must see video, it includes works from Dreamworks Animation, Blue Sky Studios, Image Engine,, Cinesite, Mr. X and more.
    Shotgun on The Thing
    December 21st, 2011
    Image Engine talks about how they use Shotgun for efficient production management for The Thing.
    Image Engine and The Thing
    November 24th, 2011
    Jesper Kjolsrud talks about his role in the movie The Thing.
    Mr. X and The Thing
    November 10th, 2011
    VFX Supervisor Kyle Yoneda talks about his work on The Thing.
    With A Twist Studio and The Thing
    November 1st, 2011
    Visual Effects Supervisor David Burton and Compositing Supervisor John Bowers talks about their work on The Thing.
    Resurrecting The Thing
    October 19th, 2011
    A look into the visual effects from Image Engine of The Thing.
    October Movie Preview
    October 4th, 2011
    A Box Office Mojo article about the upcoming movies.
    The Thing - Trailer
    July 14th, 2011
    Scientists pursue an alien life form at an Antarctica research station.