Smoke & Mirrors New York (SMNY) has recently hired highly regarded CG Supervisor Michael Donovan. Donovan has lent his talent to such brands as LG, GE, Commonwealth, Visine, Upper Deck, Gushers, Ricoh, U2, Verizon, Chase Bank, Schick and Gillette for agencies such as Saatchi & Saatchi, BBDO, and Posnick +. Prior to joining SMNY, Donovan worked as a CG Supervisor at Spontaneous in New York. Before Spontaneous, Donovan served as technical director at Quiet Man.
SMNY Founder/CD Sean Broughton adds, "Michael has done incredible work and we are thrilled that he has joined the team. His expertise in animation, fluid dynamics, scripting, supervising and technical direction will surely add to Smoke and Mirrors' ability to produce award winning 3d work."
New York and London-based design, animation and VFX studio, Smoke & Mirrors was founded by Creative Director/VFX Artist Sean Broughton (NY), Penny Verbe (UK) and Mark Wildig (UK). A creative and artist-driven company synonymous with vision and originality since its inception, Smoke & Mirrors has consistently succeeded because of its collaborative approach and ability to build lasting creative relationships with directors, producers, agencies and clients alike.
Production in the New York office is lead by Managing Director Jo Morgan and Executive Producer Celest Gilbert. Diverse projects range from work on the Harry Potter and Bond film series, to commercials campaigns for Mercedes, Burger King, Miller Lite and Sirius. Recent music vid clips include Feists 1 2 3 4, and I Feel It All. Each office is fully networked together with complementary systems allowing the companies to share resources, expanding local capacity. Close involvement with hardware and software manufacturers and developers has kept Smoke & Mirrors at the forefront of innovation and technology.
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