We Are X

https://vimeo.com/152682662/ed4bb2c5ee We created the title sequence for We Are X, which premiered Sundance 2016 and has since won the SXSW Excellence in Title Design Audience Award. The film explored the eclectic world of Japanese band, X Japan.   Our brief, from director Stephen Kijak, was to respond to the band’s early slogan, “Psychedelic Violence Crime of Visual Shock.”…

Take Your Pills

Blue Spill designed the title sequence and over seventy in-film motion graphic sequences for Netflix’s Take Your Pills. The title sequence was nominated for a BAFTA Title Design Craft award. Directed by Alison Klayman (Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry), the film explores Adderall abuse in American society. Alison was interested in exploring an aesthetic which was eclectic.…

Legion of Brothers

https://vimeo.com/236899207/c3c8c8533bWe were approached by Greg Barker to collaborate on his film, Legion of Brothers, detailing America’s first response into Afghanistan after 9/11. It is an incredibly powerful personal story which questions the nature of war, and the effect on those who served.  We’d previously worked with Greg on five of his previous films (Sergio, Koran by Heart,…

The Longest War

https://vimeo.com/425504695/692a616c67We were approached by Greg Barker to collaborate on his film, The Longest War, which was commissioned to screen after the Homeland season finale. The film explores the human stories behind America’s involvement in Afghanistan, now the longest war in American history. We’d previously worked with Greg on a number of his previous films (Sergio, Koran by Heart,…

The Little Drummer Girl

Anthony Brownmoore used Flame to complete almost thirty shots, most of which involved heavy clean up work, such as removing modern details to sit within the era. We also worked on shots to fix or complement performance, including mixing multiple takes together. We worked closely with VFX Supervisor Tanvir Hanif, who was operating Fusion. Our…

Citizen K

Blue Spill worked closely with director Alex Gibney and the teams at Passion Pictures and Jigsaw Productions (NY) on Citizen K, Alex’s latest film exploring the life of Mikhail Khodorkovsky. We came on board early during the NY based edit, and worked at finding a cohesive aesthetic for various graphical elements across the film. These included presentation credits, newspaper…

And We Go Green

And We Go Green Motion Reel And We Go Green | Director: Fisher Stevens and Malcolm Venville. Producers: Leonardo DiCaprio, Christopher St. John, Zara Duffy, Jennifer Davisson Following it’s premiere at Cannes, And We Go Green will be holding their North American premiere at TIFF. We were closely involved with the film over the edit period, and worked with the NY based…

Untouchable

Having worked with director Ursula Macfarlane and editor Andy Worboys previously, Blue Spill was involved early during the editing process for initial conversations. As the cut developed we became more involved, designing several in film sequences for the film, which premiered Sundance 2019. Our early conversations with Urusula were directed around her thoughts for how she…

Assassin’s Creed

Having worked with VFX producer Sarah Tulloch previously (The Man From U.N.C.L.E.), we came on board the final stages of post to look at two sequences. One was the opening title animation, and a secondary sequence when Michael Fassbender’s character dies.  Our key focus was the title animation. We worked closely with VFX Supervisor and director Justin…

Why We Hate

We were delighted to be asked to create the title sequence and several in episode graphic sequences for Discovery six part series, Why We Hate. Led by executive producers Steven Spielberg and Alex Gibney, they were looking for a strong, cinematic, engaging and thought provoking sequence which explored the key theme of the series; Hate, with a…