Scanline VFX
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Scanline VFX
Scanline VFX
IndustryVisual effects
HeadquartersMunich & Stuttgart, Germany / Vancouver & Montreal, Canada / Los Angeles, USA / Seoul, Korea / London, UK
Number of employees
700+ (2020)

Scanline VFX is a global visual effects studio founded in 1989, with locations in Los Angeles, Vancouver, Montreal, London, Munich, Stuttgart and Seoul. The company is led by President and Senior Visual Effects Supervisor Stephan Trojanksy.[1]

Scanline has recently completed work on Joker, Game of Thrones Season 8, Midway, Terminator: Dark Fate, Spider-Man: Far From Home, Gemini Man, and Stranger Things Season 3.[2]

Current productions slated for release in 2020, and 2021, include Free Guy, Godzilla vs. Kong, Black Widow, Eternals, The Suicide Squad, The Batman, Fengshen Trilogy, The Nevers, The Rescue and Reminiscence.[2]


Scanline is responsible for the development of its proprietary fluid effects software, Flowline. Scanline was the sole developer of Flowline and in 2008, was the recipient of a Scientific and Technical Achievement Academy Award for the software.[3]

In 2010, Scanline was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Visual Effects for its work on Clint Eastwood's Hereafter, for which it was the sole visual effects vendor.[4]

Scanline received a BAFTA nomination for Best Special Visual Effects in 2010 for its work on Iron Man 3[5] as well as a second Academy Award nomination for Best Visual Effects in 2014, for Captain America: The Winter Soldier.[6]

In 2010, Scanline won its first Visual Effects Society Award for Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Feature Motion Picture for Hereafter.[7] Scanline has two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Special Visual Effects to its credit for its work on Season Four[8] and Season Eight[9] of Game of Thrones as well as an HPA Award for Outstanding Visual Effects[10] and a Visual Effects Society Award for Outstanding Created Environment for episode The Iron Throne.[11]

Film and television awards
Year Project Award For Result
2020 "Game of Thrones - The Iron Throne" VES Award Outstanding Created Environment Won
2019 "Game of Thrones - The Bells" Emmy Award Special Visual Effects Won
HPA Award Outstanding Visual Effects - Episodic Won
2010 "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" VES Award Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Motion Picture Won

Completed projects


  1. ^ "About". Retrieved .
  2. ^ a b "Projects". Retrieved .
  3. ^ "The 80th Scientific & Technical Awards 2008". Retrieved .
  4. ^ "The 83rd Academy Awards 2011". Retrieved .
  5. ^ "Film | Special Visual Effects in 2014". Retrieved .
  6. ^ "The 86th Academy Awards 2014". Retrieved .
  7. ^ "9th Annual VES Awards". Retrieved .
  8. ^ "66th Emmy Awards Nominees and Winners". Retrieved .
  9. ^ "71st Emmy Awards Nominees and Winners". Retrieved .
  10. ^ "2019 HPA Awards". Retrieved .
  11. ^ "18th Annual VES Awards". Retrieved .

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