Pixomondo is an Academy and Emmy award-winning international German visual effects company and virtual production facility with studios in Los Angeles, Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal.
The company provides virtual production and visual effects for feature films, television and commercials. As of 2019, Pixomondo employs over 655 people worldwide.
Pixomondo was founded in Pfungstadt, Germany as a design studio in 2001 by Thilo Kuther. The company began its work creating video installations and 3D-animations for high-end corporate clients such as Porsche and Bertelsmann. By the end of 2003, Pixomondo consisted of its one office in Pfungstadt and 40 employees.
Its first studio abroad opened in London. In 2007 and 2008, studios were opened in Frankfurt am Main and Los Angeles, respectively. Also in 2008, Pixomondo was commissioned by director Roland Emmerich to produce over 100 complete CG-environments for his feature film 2012. Pixomondo's first offices in Asia, specifically in Shanghai and Beijing, were opened in 2009. In 2011, the company expanded its London office and added two studios in Munich and Hamburg, as well as one in Toronto in 2011.
On February 26, 2012, Pixomondo won the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects for its work on the film Hugo. The award was presented to Alex Henning and Ben Grossmann, who were the supervisors of the project.
With 854 scenes that have a running time of about 62 minutes in the final film, Pixomondo produced about 94% of the films visual effects. In 2014, the company earned its second Academy Award for Best Visual Effects nomination for its work on Star Trek Into Darkness.
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