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Entity FX Gets in The Spirit

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Santa Monica, CA

(May 20, 2008) – Entity FX, an award-winning film, television and commercial visual effects company in Santa Monica, California, and Vancouver, British Columbia, announced today that it is completing many of the visual effects for the upcoming feature

The Spirit

from producers Odd Lot Entertainment and Lionsgate. Based on Will Eisner’s comic and representing Frank Miller’s directorial debut, The Spirit was recently teed up for release this December. Entity FX was tapped by The Orphanage and Visual Effects Supervisor Stu Maschwitz to contribute 170 visual effects shots to the film. These include extensive digital backgrounds and CG elements, which will help to bring Miller’s vision of the Eisner classic to life on the big screen.

The Spirit

follows police rookie Denny Colt as he returns from the dead to clean up Central City’s mean streets. As with Frank Miller’s earlier projects

300

and

Sin City

,

The Spirit

is leveraging innovative greenscreen shooting techniques with dramatic effects and synthetic environments to achieve striking imagery.

The Spirit

will debut in the U.S. on December 25, 2008, through Lionsgate.

About Entity FX

Entity FX specializes in feature film, television and commercial visual effects. With facilities in Santa Monica, California, and Vancouver, British Columbia, Entity FX delivers creativity on the demands of today’s production with services in pre-visualization, on-set supervision, virtual backgrounds, matte painting, environmental effects, compositing, CG animation, specialty photography and more. Entity FX has contributed visual effects to a range of motion pictures including

The X-Files: I Want to Believe

(Summer 2008),

Superhero Movie

,

Into the Wild

,

Rush Hour 3

,

The Air I Breathe

,

Miami Vice

,

Spider-Man 2

,

The Aviator

,

Scary Movie 4

and

Herbie: Fully Loaded

. Credits in television include

Smallville

,

Pushing Daisies

,

Fight Science

,

Crime 360

and numerous other television pilots, specials and shows. Entity FX was nominated for three Visual Effects Society Awards in January 2008 and won an Emmy Award in April 2008 for

Sport Science

. For more information, visit

www.entityfx.com

or call (310) 899-9779 (Santa Monica) or (604) 646-2400 (Vancouver).

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