"Seamless, nuanced, and rigorously authentic, Image Engine's visual effects take 'reality' to a whole new level."
-Kathryn Bigelow, Director, "Zero Dark Thirty"
"Hey guys! Just wanted to thank you for all your hard work! Yesterday I saw the movie and the work looks fantastic! Pete was very happy and it was a happy ending. I appreciate all the artistry you put into the shots and how flexible you were. I hope we can work together again soon."
-Pablo Helman, Visual Effects Supervisor, "Battleship"
"Working with Simon and the Image Engine team was a great collaborative experience, and in a tight time frame they produced fantastic invisible effects, I look forward to working with them in the future."
-Daniel Espinosa, Director, "Safe House"
"Immortals is now my third film with Image Engine, and as always I am extremely proud of their work. Their deep breadth of creative talent matched with industry leading technologies allowed us to once again produce something that compels audiences. Thank you to all the artists and management for your efforts and support over what proved to be a challenging design process. I very much look forward to working with you in future."
-Raymond Gieringer, Visual Effects Supervisor, "Immortals"
"I want to congratulate and praise all the artists at Image Engine for all the incredible work they have done on The Thing. As being the prequel to John Carpenters The Thing the bar was already extremely high and Image Engine pulled it off. Not only the end result but from the very early concept phase Image Engine gave me the freedom and the creative support which was so essential to make this film work. Thanks again and hopefully till the next movie."
-Matthijs van Heijningen, Director, "The Thing"
"Shawn, you guys rocked it! EA is very pleased with the end results! Thanks for everything."
-Steve Brooks, Post Production Director, Electronic Arts, “SSX: Deadly Decents”
"Image Engine completed some of the hardest VFX work on Twilight Eclipse. Their 3D Wolves are amongst the best in the film but represent just a portion of the stunning work that they created. Image Engine have found the balance between creative passion and technological excellence. And their commitment and can-do attitude made an extremely challenging project, a great experience! David and I would like to express our great admiration and gratitude to all the Artists, R&D Team and Management at Image Engine. They are trusted collaborators."
-Nick Brooks, Senior Visual Effects Supervisor, “The Twilight Saga:Eclipse”
"I have nothing but respect and thanks for everyone at Image Engine for the hard work they put into The Twilight Saga Eclipse. Beyond technical excellence, they have a pride in their work that pushes them to create the very best in any given scenario. Their VFX pipeline is unparalleled as far as I have experienced, allowing them to get things done quickly without sacrificing quality. The superb craftsmanship, creative edge and sheer enthusiasm Image Engine bring to their work is something every film needs."
-David Slade, Director, “The Twilight Saga:Eclipse”
“Image Engine’s work is looking so rad! By far the best visual effects work that has ever been produced in Vancouver.”
-Neill Blomkamp, Director, “District 9”
"Within a very tight time frame, I was very impressed with how creative and pleasant the team at Image Engine was and the amazing quality of the results."
-Sylvain White, Director, "The Losers"
"I want to sincerely thank and praise everyone at Image Engine for what you created. From a management and scheduling perspective Image Engine dealt with all the hurdles "District 9" threw at us brilliantly. In terms of the aliens in particular I think Image Engine has done absolutely top tier brilliant work that far exceeded my expectations! Please thank the artists and everyone involved for slaving over my film and coming through in such a huge way."
-Neill Blomkamp, Director, “District 9”
“Law Abiding Citizen was my second opportunity to work with Image Engine. The show was design laden book ended against a very aggressive post-production schedule. With respect to both, IE rose to the occasion. Their artists input proved invaluable; at the same time, the maturity of their pipeline was impressive. I look forward to working with them in future.”
-Raymond Gieringer, Visual Effects Supervisor, “Law Abiding Citizen”
“Shawn, thanks for all your help on the show. You and your crew were fantastic and I am glad we have a working relationship now. I look forward to working with Image Engine again in the near future. Thanks again!”
-Paul Molles, Visual Effects Producer, “The Incredible Hulk”
"If Image Engine were a woman, I'd marry her."
-James Gunn, Writer-Director, "Slither"
"Image Engine is one of those amazing finds that keep the fun in meeting new people. They are by far the most feature friendly vendor in Vancouver. I look forward to the next time we can work together."
-Kevin Tod Haug, Visual Effects Designer
"We, BrightLight Pictures, were so fortunate to have Image Engine available to work for us on "Slither" and "White Noise 2: The Light". Image Engine is one of the few firms in Canada that can do animation on a schedule. They are also quite professional about the details."
-Joan Collins-Carey, Visual Effects Producer & Supervisor
"It was a true honour for me to work with all of you. I hope I have the opportunity to do so again."
-Patrick Lussier, Director, "White Noise 2: The Light"
"When we viewed Image Engine’s reel their work had a real cinematographic sensibility – the key to successful Previs. This creativity certainly played through to their work on "Night at the Museum." The work was extremely successful."
-Ellen Somers, Visual Effects Producer
"...It was a great experience from start to finish. Our deadline was tight and we needed a solid company with great artists to make this project work..."
-Mark Breakspear, Visual Effects Supervisor
"You guys did a great job with the Previs and I would not hesitate to get you involved on the next project."
-Ken Wallace, Visual Effects Producer, "They Came from Upstairs"
“I can't thank you guys enough for pushing this previz out so fast!”
-Dan Foster, Visual Effects Producer, Rhythm & Hues Studios
“Your crew hit the ball outta the park on this one!”
-Jamie Stevenson, Visual Effects Producer, “Tooth Fairy”
“Here’s my notes. Damn, you’re good. Thanks for the fine work and quick turnaround.”
-Damon Santostefano , Director, “Another Cinderella Story”
“Thank your guys for me again for all their hard work!”
-Jeff Okun, Visual Effects Supervisor, “The Day the Earth Stood Still”
“Great work in a short amount of time. Thanks everyone.”
-Rich Thorne, Co-Producer, “Dragonball : Evolution”
“I just wanted to take a quick sec and say thanks. You guys were really on the ball with helping get these BGs back and forth. It really made things so much easier for me on this end. Thanks for accommodating our requests and always being so helpful. It's really been a pleasure and I look forward to possibly working with you guys again in the future.”
-Bill Murphy, Digital Production Manager, Rhythm & Hues Studios