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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

Post vet Chris Peterson joins Chimney North America

Chimney's New York studio has hired Chris Peterson as its new EP of longform entertainment, building on the company’s longform credits In his new role, Peterson will be using his expertise in film finance, tax credit maximization and technical workflows to grow Chimney’s feature film and television capabilities. Chris brings over 20 years of experience... View Article

Chimney APAC Creatives Win Design Awards

Bryan Han and HaiHa Dang win third award for their Halography 2018 design Hai Ha and Bryan's extracurricular project for Vietnam's Halography Festival 2018 opening title earned them a dotComm award The opening title was created to open Halography 2018, Vietnam's largest creative festival dedicated to the design community, taking place in a different city... View Article

SUMMER UPDATE from Nordic CEO Henric Larsson

A HUGE THANK YOU TO OUR TALENTED STAFF AND WONDERFUL CLIENTS FOR MAKING THE FIRST HALF OF 2019 SUCH A SUCCESS We're already halfway through summer! And while many of us are away on holiday recharging our batteries, we have the chance to look back at the first half of 2019—and our work here at... 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

Chimney expands in Malmö with new Account Director

As account director and strategist at Chimney Malmö, Petter Dahlskog will strengthen our strategic offering and further develop our partnership with larger clients in Skåne. Petter has previously worked within strategy, communications and branding for over ten years at agencies such as Neumeister Strategic Design and Prime Weber Shandwick. "I like to see myself as... 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 expands APAC offering in line with full range of services

APAC (Singapore and Sydney) will now offer end-to-end digital content production, optimisation and distribution, utilising the global network and experience to deliver engaging content for businesses and brands. To drive their new and existing services forward, Chimney Singapore has recruited Brand Spanking New Zealand’s Mark Pickering for a new role as Creative Strategist and Business... 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

We’re growing out West!

Welcome Jenny Stamming Reinisch, new head of Chimney Gothenburg We’re strengthening the team in Gothenburg! Jenny Stamming Reinisch celebrates 20 years in the communication industry by joining Chimney. During her career, she has launched and run advertising agencies, worked as a project and production manager and for the past seven years she has worked as... View Article