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Atmosphere Visual Effects Signed for Third Tour Of Duty On ?Battlestar Galactica

September 21, 2006 --
DMN Newswire--2006-09-21-- Visual effects facility Atmosphere Visual Effects has been tapped again by NBC Universal for the third season of SCI FI Channels ?Battlestar Galactica, consisting of 20 one-hour episodes. This marks the third consecutive season that Atmosphere has provided visual effects for the series.
    The studio has been nominated for a 2006 Emmy Award for the ?Battlestar Galactica episode ?Resurrection Ship Pt. 2, along with Zoic Studios. This marks the third straight year Atmosphere has received Emmy nominations, previously being nominated for its work on the first season ?Battlestar episode ?Hand of God and for the pilot episode of ABCs ?Stephen King Presents Kingdom Hospital. The studio won a 2006 VES Award in the category of ?Outstanding Animated Character in a Live Action Broadcast Program, Commercial, or Music Video for its Cylon Centurions in the season two ?Battlestar episode ?Fragged.
Atmosphere also recently completed over 200 VFX of talking animals for the straight-to-DVD kids feature ?Air Buddies (an International Keystone Entertainment production and the latest in Disneys ?Air Bud series). Atmosphere is finishing up final shots for the films promotional campaign and recently contributed multiple visual effects shots to USA Networks ?The 4400.
Principals in Atmosphere are Andrew Karr, Tom Archer and Jeremy Hoey.

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About Atmosphere Visual Effects
Located in Vancouver, B.C., one of the most beautiful and vibrant hubs in the world for film and broadcast production, Atmosphere Visual Effects is a dynamic, artist-driven studio with the creative skill and passion, fused with state-of-the-art technical expertise, to tackle the most ambitious and challenging VFX projects and deliver a high quality product with creative mastery and flair. Atmospheres credits include: ?Battlestar Galactica (NBC Universal), ?The 4400 (USA Network),  ?Andromeda (Sci Fi Channel), ?Air Buddies (Disney), ?Chestnut (New Line), ?Wrong Turn II and ?Last Days of Planet Earth (Hallmark).

?Battlestar Galactica Season Three Credits
Created by/Executive Producers: Ronald D. Moore and David Eick
Visual Effects Supervisor: Gary Hutzel
CG Department Head: Andrew Karr
Compositing Department Head: Tom Archer
Compositing Leads: Brenda Campbell, Keegen Douglas
Matte painting Lead / In-house VFX Producer: Jeremy Hoey

?Air Buddies Credits
Produced, Written & Directed by Robert Vince
Visual Effects Producer: Mark Savela
Visual Effects Supervisor: Jean-Luc Dinsdale
CG Department Head: Andrew Karr
CG Lead: Ryan Cronin
Compositing Department Head: Tom Archer
Compositing Lead: Michael Porterfield
In-house VFX Producer: Jeremy Hoey
VFX Coordinator: Lana Gudlaugson

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