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EDEN FX TEAM EARNS 2009 EMMY AWARD NOMINATIONS

FOR VFX WORK ON “GHOST WHISPERER” EPISODE

Hollywood, CA, July 16, 2009 – Seven members of Eden FX, a Hollywood-based creator of visual effects for feature films, television programs and commercials, have earned 2009 Emmy Award nominations for their work on the hit CBS drama series “Ghost Whisperer.” 

Nominated in the category of “Outstanding Special Visual Effects for a Series,” specifically for the “Ghost in the Machine” episode of “Ghost Whisperer,” the Eden FX nominees are:


Matt Scharf, Visual Effects Producer
David Morton, Lead CG Matte Artist
Stefan Bredereck, CGI Supervisor
Rick Ramirez, CGI Artist
Ben Campanaro, Visual Effects Compositor
Eric Haas, CGI Artist
Ed Ruiz, CGI Artist

For the “Ghost in the Machine” episode, Eden FX created an entire CGI virtual world, comprised of a major urban exterior environment, which included street scenes, and a live arcade. This work was composited with live action which had been shot against an enormous green screen (30 feet high by 150 feet long, which can shoot up to 260-degrees) on Stage 20 at Universal Studios.

In the episode, series star Jennifer Love Hewitt became a digital “avatar” character, who enters into an entirely virtual “social networking” type environment inside a computer. Hewitt’s character must hunt down a predator who is targeting young girls on the web.

ABOUT “GHOST WHISPERER:”

“Ghost Whisperer” is produced by Sander/Moses Productions in association with ABC Studios and CBS Paramount Network Television and airs on Fridays at 8:00 PM, ET/PT on the CBS Television Network.

ABOUT Eden FX

Formed in 2000, Eden FX is an award winning studio specializing in 3D animation, virtual environments, compositing, matte painting, character animation and on-set supervision for film and television. Eden FX, a Point.360 company, is located at 1438 N. Gower St., Building # 50, Hollywood, CA 90028. The telephone is 323/993-7050. Please visit http://www.edenfx.com for more information.