Drew Downes Joins Fin Design+Effects as VFX Supervisor
Australian VFX and design boutique Fin Design+Effects has progressed its VFX team with the appointment of the highly respected and awarded Drew Downes as VFX supervisor.
Australian born Downes started his career at Mesh22 and Postmodern, before moving onto MPC London and more recently in the position of creative director at MassMarket NY. It was here that he picked up an
Emmy for his work on NBC's "Sunday Night Football”.
“We’ve been keeping a close eye on Drew’s career over the years and when we had the opportunity to bring him on board we did not hesitate,” says Emma Daines, owner/managing director of Fin Design+Effects.
Downes comes to Fin with a wide range of experience in production spanning live action to visual effects.
In previous VFX positions Downes has collaborated on notable campaigns including Chevy Volt Super Bowl XLV, directed by Filip Engstrom of Smuggler; Virgin Mobile “Lil Richard” featuring Sir Richard Branson
directed by Traktor, both with Mother New York; Sony Bravia “Play Doh Bunnies” directed by Frank Budgen of Gorgeous, and Cadbury “Gorillas” directed by Juan Cabral of Blink, both with Fallon, London.
“I’m very excited to be joining Fin and to be working with the talented team that includes VFX Supervisors Justin Bromley, Richard Betts, Stuart White, and Design Director Adrian Lawrence,” Downes says.