Conference The State of VFX VFX for Episodic
ON SITE König-Karl-Halle Wednesday, April 26, 17:00

Creating Visual Effects for STRANGER THINGS, Season 4

Overall VFX Supervisor and Emmy Award winner Jabbar Raisani, Additional VFX Supervisor Marion Spates and the team of Accenture song will share some exclusive insights into the work that was created for the epic season finale of Stranger Things 4  

Please note that this presentation will only be available online on April 28.

Jabbar Raisani, Visual Effects Supervisor

Jabbar Raisani began his film career at the age of 17 working at a Visual Effects studio in San Antonio, TX. In 2004 he moved to LA to work at Stan Winston Studio where he worked as the CG Supervisor on numerous projects including IRON MAN and FANTASTIC 4. He later teamed up with Robert Rodriguez and worked as the on-set VFX Supervisor on MACHETE and PREDATORS. Following that, he supervised the digital modeling of Superman's live-action suit for Zack Snyder's MAN OF STEEL. In 2013 and 2015 he won two Emmys for his VFX Supervision on GAME OF THRONES and directed his first feature OUTPOST 37, which he also co-wrote. Jabbar has then worked as both a Visual Effects Supervisor and a Second Unit Director on all 3 Seasons of the Netflix Series "Lost in Space" where he was nominated for 3 Emmys. He then supervised the the Visual Effects of the 4th Season of "Stranger Things" where he was nominated for another Emmy

Jan Burda, Compositing Supervisor, Accenture Song Content Germany GmbH

Jan Burda started his professional career 20 years ago. His imdb credits gains more than 70 movies and tv series.    Within these two decades he worked in Baden Württemberg at various VFX Studios as Pixomondo, Look Effects, Mackevision and Accenture Song. In 2012/2013 he joined ILM in San Francisco (CA).   The cinematic gems within Jan Burda´s  filmography are Game of Thrones, Grand Budapest Hotel, Stranger Things 4 and Pacific Rim.   4 years he has been Board Member at Deutsche Filmakademie e.V. Through his engagement he was part of establishing the German Film Award (LOLA) for visual effects. Besides being the most important film award in Germany, it is also the most highly endowed German cultural award.