Reel FX

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    Reel FX develops and produces animated films and short form content. The company’s feature slate, released under its Reel FX Animation Studios banner, includes The Book of Life with Twentieth Century Fox, which was released in theaters October 17, 2014. The Book of Life was met with critical acclaim and has received Best Animated Feature nominations from the Golden Globes, Critics’ Choice Awards, Producers’ Guild Awards, and Annie Awards. The title is now available on DVD and Blu-ray. Reel FX’s first full-length animated feature, Free Birds, was released by Relativity Media on November 1st, 2013, grossing over $110 MM worldwide.

    Based out of Dallas, Texas, Reel FX launched its feature length development and production slate in 2010 after almost 20 years of experience as an award-winning one-stop studio for the creation of animated content including films, special attraction/live venue projects, commercials, and interactive projects for companies like Fox, Warner Bros., DreamWorks Animation and Universal Studios. The studio maintains a short form division focused on commercials, music videos, theme park attractions and virtual reality content. 

    In its VR division, Reel FX develops best in class virtual reality experiences for the Oculus Rift and other leading head mounted goggles. These experiences are used for entertainment, advertising, marketing, training, and digital activation purposes. 

    Since starting the development and production of feature films, Reel FX has aligned itself with some of the most recognized and respected names and brands in the entertainment industry for its projects including Free Birds (Jimmy Hayward, Scott Mosier), and The Book of Life (Guillermo Del Toro, Jorge R. Gutierrez). Multiple projects are currently in development.
    HQDallas, TX, US
    Employee Ratings3.7


    Reel FX is headquartered in
    Dallas, United States

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    Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)523(-2%)
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    Key People/Management at Reel FX

    Steve Obrien

    Steve Obrien

    Kyle Clark

    Kyle Clark

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    Reel FX Office Locations

    Reel FX has offices in Dallas, Los Angeles and Montréal
    Dallas, TX, US (HQ)
    KPMG Centre, 717 N Harwood St Floor 27
    Dallas, TX, US
    301 N Crowdus St
    Los Angeles, CA, US
    1575 N Gower St #380
    Montréal, CA
    1751 Rue Richardson #1100
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    Reel FX Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was Reel FX founded?

      Reel FX was founded in 2009.

    • Who are Reel FX key executives?

      Reel FX's key executives are Steve Obrien and Kyle Clark.

    • How many employees does Reel FX have?

      Reel FX has 523 employees.

    • Who are Reel FX competitors?

      Competitors of Reel FX include Felix & Paul Studios, inVR and Janus VR.

    • Where is Reel FX headquarters?

      Reel FX headquarters is located at KPMG Centre, 717 N Harwood St Floor 27, Dallas.

    • Where are Reel FX offices?

      Reel FX has offices in Dallas, Los Angeles and Montréal.

    • How many offices does Reel FX have?

      Reel FX has 4 offices.