Posts Tagged ‘Reel FX’

Film Commission: $230M in Economic Impact Brought From 2016-17 Dallas Area Filmmaking

Posted by David Kirkpatrick

Filmmaking is big business in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

According to the Dallas Film Commission — taking into account commercials, feature films, television, and still photo shoots — during fiscal year 2016-17 the area logged 308 projects spending a combined …

Dallas’ Reel FX Spins Off Advertising Arm Into Company ‘Challenging the Status Quo’

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Advertising in today’s fast-paced, multi-platform world requires quick, outside-the-box thinking and a war-like mentality.

That’s why when it came time for Reel FX to spin off its advertising arm, the Dallas company named it ATK PLN, short for Attack …

The Creatives:
Rise of the Makers

Posted by Jessica Elliott

In a time when Dallas-Fort Worth is an innovation hotspot luring mega companies, there are the entrepreneurial creators — the filmmakers, the designers, the musicians, the dancers, the artists, the architects — who are energizing the city in every realm.

Reel FX Expanding with Office in Montreal, Canada

Posted by Lance Murray

Reel FX Creative Studios is expanding its global footprint by opening a satellite office in Montreal, Canada.

The studio, which is based in the Deep Ellum neighborhood near downtown Dallas, works on both feature films — such as the award-winning …

Reel FX Forms New VR Firm With Moonbot Studios Alums

Posted by Heather Noel

Reel FX is embarking on a new business venture for virtual reality and emerging platforms with creative leadership from Moonbot Studios. 

The Dallas-based digital content studio, whose work includes award-winning animated films, commercials, and other interactive content, has launched the …

Reel FX Steps into Action With ‘LEGO Batman’ Commercial

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Dallas-based Reel FX helped create a new Chevrolet commercial featuring a LEGO Batmobile focus group.

It’s part of the carmaker’s Real People Real Chevy ad campaign, but instead of it being people talking about the vehicles, Batman reacts to LEGO

What’s on the Horizon for VR? Reel FX, 900lbs of Creative Leaders Give Their Thoughts

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Virtual reality is still in its infancy, but market experts say the technology could become a $38 billion industry by 2026.

That’s according to a recent Greenlight Insights study as reported by MediaPost. That doesn’t mean VR headsets will …

The Impending Reality
of Virtual Reality

Posted by John Stalle

Editor’s note: Dallas Innovates is the media sponsor for Digital Fight Club on Aug. 24. According to Digital Dallas’ Michael Pratt, Digital Fight Club will bring together 10 of the sharpest minds in Dallas in five “fights” to spar on

Reel FX Takes Us on Virtual SkyDive to Support Veterans

Posted by Heather Noel


Stephen Valyou and Todd Love don’t let anything hold them back.

In 2007, a sniper shot Valyou while he was serving in Iraq leaving the Army veteran paralyzed from the waist down.

Love, …

Reel FX and Polyphonic Spree Present: A Live-Action Virtual Reality Concert

Posted by Krista Nightengale

At first, it looks like any other video. Tim DeLaughter, frontman of the Polyphonic Spree, begins singing a Christmas song. The multiple-member band strikes up. People in costumes come through, and then the video cuts to a scene in the …