Founded Year: 2010
Phosphene is an independent design and visual effects house led by founders/co-owners John Bair and Vivian Connolly. Bair and Connolly, who have collaborated on projects since 2005, both love the process of delving into a project during pre-production and helping the director bring his/her vision to life.
In 2010, Bair and Connolly launched Phosphene and immediately hit the ground running with visual effects and title design for Barry Levinson?s You Don?t Know Jack (HBO), Phillip Noyce?s Salt, George Nolfi?s The Adjustment Bureau, Jodie Foster?s The Beaver and Brad Anderson?s Vanishing on 7th Street.
Today, Phosphene is designing and executing elaborate CG environments for Brett Ratner?s action-comedy Tower Heist with Ben Stiller and Eddie Murphy, beginning work on Stephen Daldry?s Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close with Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock, and has just wrapped Jason Reitman?s second collaboration with Diablo Cody, Young Adult, starring Charlize Theron.
For their television clients, in addition to their Emmy-nominated work for Todd Haynes? HBO miniseries Mildred Pierce, Phosphene teamed up with HBO to create all visual effects for seasons 1 and 2 of Treme and has completed numerous shots for NBC?s 30 Rock.
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