Behind the scenes of the God of War "From Ashes" trailer ( created by Imaginary Forces. I served as VFX Supervisor and Compositor, and was involved from initial concept and previs through to the live action shoot and post. See the credits below for a list of the amazing talent we had involved in this project.

Shot on Red Epic
Composited in Nuke
Ash simulations in 3ds Max/V-Ray
Additional 3D in Maya/Mental Ray

Thanks to Allan Mckay ( and Marco Iozzi ( for providing their breakdowns and process work. Also a big high five to Zach Kilroy ( for cutting this reel together.

Production Company: Imaginary Forces
Director: Karin Fong
Producer: Jon Hassell
VFX Supervisor: Jeremy Cox
DP: Trent Opaloch
2nd DP: Dallas Sterling
Line Producer: Adam Lawson
1st AD: Travis Gold
Design: Theo Daley, Grant Lau, Karin Fong, Jeremy Cox
Production Designer: Bruce McCloskey
Costumes and Makeup: Quantum Creations
Editor: Zach Kilroy
Ash VFX: Allan McKay
Compositing: Jeremy Cox, Chase Massingil
Additional Compositing: Brian Houlihan, Adam Levin, Andy Chung
3D Animation: Nate Homan, Joshua Delaney
Concept Art: Alan Williams, Max Strizich, Steven Lee, Lindsey Mayer-Beug
Matte Painter: Marco Iozzi
Color: Damien Van Der Cruyssen, The Mill
Music: Elle Goulding “Hanging On”
Original Remix: Living Phantoms
Sound Design: Marshall Grupp
Mixed and Mastered by: Sound Lounge


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