Cinesite Reigns With 'American Gods' Visual Effects

The challenge, Perceval says, "was finding the balance between developing realistic effects to support the narrative whilst inviting the audience to believe in other visual possibilities."
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The challenge, Perceval says, "was finding the balance between developing realistic effects to support the narrative whilst inviting the audience to believe in other visual possibilities."

Cinesite visual effects supervisor Aymeric Perceval discusses some of the more visceral VFX shots in the Starz series "American Gods" with Jon Creamer. Perceval recalls how the show's co-creator Bryan Fuller described the adaptation of Neil Gaiman's book as "a cinematically aggressive show with tonal wonkiness."

The challenge, Perceval says, "was finding the balance between developing realistic effects to support the narrative whilst inviting the audience to believe in other visual possibilities and to be taken on a fantastical journey." To read the story,

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