Our History

FuseFX (originally known as The Outfit) was founded in 2006 by David Altenau (CEO/Founder), and co-partners Tim Jacobsen (CDO/Co-Founder) and Jason Fotter (CTO/Co-Founder). Here are some key milestones for the organization:

  • 2010 – Established a new studio location in Burbank, California, with growth to over 50 employees.
  • 2014 – LA location grew to exceed 100 employees in four separate buildings, and added new studio locations in Yaletown of Vancouver, British Columbia, and SOHO in New York City.
  • 2015 – Received an Emmy for the studio’s work on American Horror’s “Freak Show.”
  • 2016 – Continued expansion led the studio to move to Los Angeles, California, into a 27,000-square-foot state-of-the-art production space comprising of two free-standing buildings, featuring a 4K pipeline that houses over 200 artists.
  • 2018 – Eagle Tree Capital, a New York-based private equity and investment firm acquired a majority stake in FuseFX.
  • 2019 – Expanded operations and launched its Atlanta studio.
  • 2020 – Folks VFX joined the FuseFX family of brands.

FuseFX has become a worldwide visual effects company with headquarters in Los Angeles, California. The company employs 500+ personnel across seven studio locations that include Los Angeles, New York, Vancouver, BC., Atlanta, Montreal, Toronto, and Bogota. The studio specializes in visual effects for feature films, episodic television, commercials, virtual production, and VR.

FuseFX has created visual effects for some of your favorite films and series. Most recently working on Snowpiercer, Penny Dreadful, Upload, Ozark, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, The Orville, American Horror Story, Hollywood, Mayans MC, 9-1-1, 9-1-1 Lonestar, Prodigal Son, The Kominisky Method, Barry, Marvel’s Runaways, Mr. Robot, The Tick, and The Blacklist to name a few.

The studio has also worked on acclaimed series like When They See Us, True Detective, Deadwood, The Outsider, and Castle Rock and features that include The Prom, Vice, and the Annabelle films.

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