LUXX Studios was honored to work for Roland Emmerich’s latest movie “White House Down” which is about an assault on the White House by a paramilitary group and the Capitol Police Officer who tries to step them.
During last presidential election in fall 2012 Emmerich and his team were not allowed to shoot over the White House Area. This was our chance. LUXX Studios had to build and model the inner core of Washington DC including the Capitol, Lincoln Memorial and The Mall for the opening Helikopter Sequence. We had the great opportunity to work for and learn from the Supervisors Volker Engel and Marc Weigert. We are very happy to present our work to you.
Andrea Block graduated from AI, Filmakademie Ludwigsburg, is member of the VES and founded two Companies with her Partner Chris.W.Haas,: LUXX Studios (VFX & Animation Studio) in 2006 and LUXX Film (Development & Production Company) in 2012, featured at AMCRS. She works as VFX Supervisor and Producer for LUXX Studios and as Head of Development & Production for LUXX Film for a growing network of happy Customers supplying well designed Visual Effects and Animation with her team for major Film and TV productions like ‘White House Down’ by Roland Emmerich, and ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’ by Wes Anderson, ‘Heroes’ RTL and ‘Cathedrale’ ARTE. Currently she produces at LUXX Film the animated family entertainment feature ‘Manou the Swift’, develops a visual effects driven Sci-Fi Drama ‘Inverted’, and works on Visual Effects for German and International Productions with her team at LUXX Studios.
He studied 6 Years at Filmacademy Ludwigsburg, where he worked for 1 Year on ‘Caravan’, an ambitious Science Fiction short and recieved his diploma in 2002 for Animation and Visual Effects. Since then he has worked in the Visual Effects industry as 3D artist, Effects Specialist and VFX Set Supervisor. In 2006 he founded his own Company for Visual Effects LUXX Studios with his Partner Andrea Block. He works as Technical Manager and VFX Supervisor of LUXX Studios on projects like ‘White House Down’, ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’, ‘Max Schmeling’ and for TV Event Movies like ‘Die Helden’, ‘Münchhausen’, 'Rommel’, ‘History of the Oceans’ and 'Planet ‘Egypt’. At LUXX Film he specializes in VFX Preproduction and Technical Management from development to production, but also ingnites the core ideas to many projects, i.e. ‘MANOU’ and ‘INVERTED’ are based on his original ideas. Chris is currently working on the preproduction of ‘MANOU’ and preparing the script on the visual effects driven Movie ‘INVERTED’ for the international market with the Team at LUXX FILM.
LUXX STUDIOS deliver high-end visual effects for best production value on the local and international market. We design visual effects and animation for major Cinema movies, games cinematic, commercials and TV productions from preproduction to final delivery. LUXX STUDIOS offers technical expertise and know-how and supports you with a profound understanding of visual esthetics and well composed images. We enhance direct communication between our customers and us, because we feel that it is essential for achieving best results, ensuring effective cost + delivering best possible Production Value.
LUXX STUDIOS is situated in the hometown of FMX, Stuttgart Germany, famous for its innovation and technical expertise in car engineering. We provide visual effects made in Germany since 2006.
We are Members of the VES, meet the highly professional State of the Art standards and implement the visions of our customers with creativity, quality and passion for best results. We create solutions with well trained professionals, boost each project with smart VFX and vivid, hand tailored animation share the passion for film and toss it all with lots of pasta. This is the secret to LUXX Studios.