Archive: Entertainment News

3 Guldbaggen Nominations For Chimney!

We’re proud to announce that our VFX department, led by supervisor Fredrik Nord and producer Martin Nilsson, has been nominated for the Guldbagge Awards for their work in "The Jonsson Gang,” alongside Chimney Sound Designer Fredrik Jonsäter who was nominated for the film's sound design. Also in the category Sound Design, Jens Johansson was nominated... View Article

Chimney sweeps 4 wins at Swedish Kristallengala

It was a thrilling night for Chimney at this year's Kristallengala (Swedish TV Awards), with big wins including Best Drama and Best Comedy Series. Chimney picked up 14 nominations and 4 wins on August 30 at the prestigious Kristallen Awards for our work on top Swedish TV productions in 2019. Störst av Allt (Quicksand), the... View Article

Live Zombies at The Dead Don’t Die Chimney Premiere

Both living and dead showed up to Chimney's premiere event of The Dead Don't Die, Jim Jarmusch's star-studded zombie comedy On August 9, Chimney's Gothenburg office together with Film i Väst hosted a preview of the film, which opened the 2019 Cannes Film Festival. Chimney executed all VFX shots for the zombie-filled dark comedy, which... View Article

VFX Supervisor Andreas Hylander discusses The Dead Don’t Die

THE DEAD DON’T DIE: ALEX HANSSON (FOUNDER & VFX SUPERVISOR AT HAYMAKER) WITH ANDREAS HYLANDER (FOUNDER & VFX PRODUCER OF CHIMNEY GOTHENBURG) Andreas Hylander has worked in visual effects for over twenty years, with films such as Centurion, The Zero Theorem, Chappaquiddick and Borg McEnroe. He is the founder of Chimney Gothenburg. Before blasting zombie... View Article

Our work for The Dead Don’t Die on cover of Post Magazine

The Dead Don’t Die is Jim Jarmusch first foray into visual effects, and called on the expertise of full-service creation agency Chimney to help bring them to life. Lead VFX supervisor at Chimney, Sam O’Hare, harnessed his 18 years of experience for this project. The Chimney team collaborated closely with Jarmusch on how to bring this... View Article

Chimney opens in Cannes

The 72nd Cannes Film Festival opened with star-studded zombie comedy The Dead Don't Die from Jim Jarmusch, a movie Chimney’s post-production team worked on. Jarmusch also wrote the script which focuses on a peaceful town called Centerville, where residents are forced to battle the undead when they begin rising from their graves. The Focus Features... View Article

EMMY NOMINATION FOR AKA WYATT CENAC

Makeshift Superhero We're excited to announce that the series, "aka Wyatt Cenac" has been nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Short Form Comedy or Drama Series. Colored by Kody Wescott, the series features The Daily Show's Wyatt Cenac as a makeshift superhero in Brooklyn. The Talent Director: Wyatt Cenac Production Company: Atlantic Pictures & First Look Media... View Article

Bulgari at Tribeca

We are stoked to have colored this badass spot for Bulgari, the official jewelry sponsor of Tribeca Film Festical. Director Nina Meredith on working with our amazing colorist Vincent Taylor: "Working with Vincent Taylor was like watching magic being made. He is a true master of his craft and has such a profound intuition on what each scene... View Article

Stockholm at Tribeca

Feature film Stockholm at Tribeca Film Festival We are very excited to announce that the feature film Stockholm will be a part of this year’s Tribeca Film Festival! Do you know where the saying "Stockholm syndrome" comes from? In 1973, an unhinged American outlaw walked into a bank in Sweden demanding millions in cash in exchange for... View Article

Eternal Road nominated for 13 Awards

The Talent Director: Antti-Jussi Annila Writers: Antti-Jussi Annila, Aku Louhimies | Stars: Tommi Korpela, Sidse Babett Knudsen,Hannu-Pekka Björkman Producer: Ilkka Matila CHIMNEY Executive Post Producer: Jon Mankell Project Manager: Håkan Strandhag Supervising Sound Editor: Fredrik Dalenfjäll Dialogue Editors: Ingela Jönsson, Jens Johansson ADR Editors: Ingela Jönsson, Lucas Nilsson, Andreas Mellkvist Sound Effects Editor: Fredrik Dalenfjäll Foley Artists: Lucas... View Article