REFINERY ARTISTS

VFX artists/supervisors – Melbourne & Sydney

EUGENE RICHARDS

founder/artist – Melbourne
Eugene has driven a Flame/Smoke suite for more than 10 years, seamlessly stitching plates together and weaving magic for a raft of Australian and International film and television projects. Highly awarded, with a work ethic that’s second-to-none, Eugene loves nothing better than getting stuck into a VFX script and nutting out all the creative and technical possibilities the job may present.
 
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DREW DOWNES

founder/artist – Sydney
Drew started his career in Australia at Mesh22 and Postmodern. From there he crossed the pond to work with MPC London, which led to being picked to help start MPC NY. He then joined SYOP/MassMarket as creative director & supervisor where he picked up an Emmy for his work on NBC’s Sunday Night Football. After landing back on our sunny shores he continued his career with Alt VFX and Fin before taking up the position of The Refinery’s Lead VFX artist and Partner.
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CHRIS BETTERIDGE

vfx artist/sup – Melbourne
Cb is one of Melbourne’s top VFX supervisors; combining technical prowess with efficiency and extensive VFX knowledge. With his mastery of on-set supervision, CG compositing and matte painting, he brings it all together in Flame. Having worked at DigitalPictures, iLoura and MethodStudios Cb has worked on some amazing local and international campaigns over the years from Europe to the far east and the far west.
And to top it off he’s an Ok kind’a guy too.
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