ScanlineVFX was founded in Munich in 1989, and now has studios in Vancouver, Montreal, Los Angeles, Munich, and Stuttgart. The company is noted for its complex, photorealistic effects and simulation work – including natural phenomena like fire, smoke, and water – on films such as the disaster epic San Andreas, 2012, and Independence Day: Resurgence – both for director Roland Emmerich.
Scanline was the recipient of a 2008 Scientific and Technical Achievement Academy Award, in recognition of its proprietary, in-house fluid effects software Flowline.
In 2010, the company was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Achievement in Visual Effects for its work on director Clint Eastwood’s Hereafter, for which it was the sole visual effects vendor.
ScanlineVFX further received a second Academy Award nomination for Captain America: The Winter Soldier, a BAFTA nomination for Iron Man 3, an Emmy Award for Game of Thrones, Season 4, and a Visual Effects Society (VES) Award for Hereafter, as well as multiple, additional VES Award nominations.
The company recently completed ~ 400 shots on Black Panther, ~ 700 shots on Justice League, on which it was lead vendor, handling multiple hero character and vehicle assets, and several hundred shots on Tomb Raider and Jim Button.
Upcoming films include Aquaman, Games of Thrones, Captain Marvel, Spider Man – Far from home and several other projects to be announced soon.
Past credits include Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Ant-Man and the Wasp, The Meg, Tomb Raider, Jim Knopf, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Furious7, 300: Rise of an Empire, Transformers: The Last Knight, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 und Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.