District 9

  • Director: Neill Blomkamp
  • Studio: Sony Pictures
  • VFX Studio: Image Engine

Kicking off Animatrik’s long-running relationship with Neill Blomkamp, the team worked with the director to make his vision for District 9’s crustacean-like ‘prawns’ a reality.

Working on multiple stages across Vancouver, the Animatrik team help capture all alien performances throughout the film. Although operating under a conservative budget, the film was nevertheless lauded with an Academy Award nomination for its outstanding visual effects.