Mayans - FX

Executive Producer: Kurt Sutter

Visual Effects Supervisor: Ed Irastorza

Post Producer: Erik Lee

A compilation of the work done on Kurt Sutter's spinoff of Sons of Anarchy, Mayans M.C. Besides creating creating border walls and other signage, the larger effects were removing EZ's beard in the flashback moments, and creating some computer generated animals for the show.

Grimm - NBC

Executive Producers: David Greenwalt Jim Kouf

Visual Effects Supervisor: Ed Irastorza

Visual Effects Producer: Adam Lambert

"REFUGE is a real refuge in the world of visual effects. Six and a half years of creative and excellent work on our show Grimm for NBC. They are fast, good and reasonable. And they get it!" Executive Producer, David Greenwalt

Last Knights

Director: Kazuaki Kiriya

Visual Effects Supervisor: Tarn Fox

Go behind-the-scenes with the Refuge team, to hear how we built the fantasy world of Lionsgate’s Last Knights, starring Clive Owen and Morgan Freeman.

Harrahs - Funner: Mayor David Hasselhoff

Agency: I.D.E.A Brand

VFX Supervisor: Fred Ruff

Harrah’s Resort Southern California has always been a destination more fun than others. But it wasn’t good enough just to tout amenities and run promotions. The IDEA Brand in San Diego renamed the entire territory it was built on. That’s how Funner, California was born. Refuge worked closely with IDEA to "enhance" the Hoffs natural abilities.

Grimm - The Rat King

Supervising Animator: Eric Schuer

Animation Director: Fred Ruff

A short behind the scenes and we build a 50-ft tall rat creature for season 5 of NBC's Grimm. Although our animators brought this giant beast to life, our FX team then had to electrocute it.

In An Instant - ABC

VFX Supervisor: Fred Ruff

Production Company: Committee Films

When ABC and Committee Films needed to re-create a forest fire, they called on the team at Refuge. Besides turning night into day, we ignited acres of forest for the ABC series In An Instant.

Ricola - Sledding

Production Company: Droptree

VFX Supervisor: Fred Ruff

Weather it's simple snow cleanup, or re-creating the matterhorn, Refuge can handle whatever get's thrown at us. Check out the spot where re-created a time lapse shot of mint plants growing in spring.

Medieval Monsters

Writer: Fred Ruff

Director: Rob Shaw

Starring: Austin Hillebrecht and Dennis FItzpatrick

Refuge’s produced a proof of concept that aired on Animal Planet during Monster week. Medieval Monsters combines a mockumentary style sense of humor with the epic fantasy adventures. The Office meets Game of Thrones.

Koodo Mobile - El Tabador

Director: Rob Shaw

Supervising Animator: Eric Scheur

Technical Director: Fred Ruff

Previous to starting Refuge, Fred Ruff worked alongside Lead Animator Eric Scheur and Compositing Supervisor Tarn Fox on a series of commercial spots for a cell phone company that had a tiny Mexican wrestler as their spokesperson. The sexy little luchador had a bold attitude and was full of himself.

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