Hollywood-based Mammal Studios becomes a first-time MTV Video Music Award nominee for their visual effects work for Eminem's "Rap God" music video, directed by Rich Lee.
The VFX House completed look development and final delivery of approximately 100 shots for the Detroit rapper's video from his plantinum MMLP2 album. Mammal shares the nom with Rich Lee, Louis Baker Lee, Laundry! And Sunset Edit.
"It’s a privilege to have our work recognized in this way,” says Mammal Visual Effects Supervisor Gregory Liegey. “Everyone on the Mammal team is gratified to have taken part in this collaborative effort and to have our work considered for an award in such good company. We faced some creative challenges, and it helped that Director Rich Lee has a great working knowledge of visual effects and had a clear vision for the shots.”
For Mammal, the nom comes on the heels of completing work for Columbia Pictures The Interview, starring Seth Rogen and James Franco, due to release October 10, 2014. They are also finishing up work on Fury, starring Brad Pitt and set to release this fall. Mammal has enjoyed a very successful first year since opening in August of 2013.
Company information: Mammal Studios is a power boutique visual effects studio located in Hollywood, California. Its veteran team of creative directors and artists provides visual effects services from concept to completion. For more information, please see www.mammalstudios.com