VFX Producer
DNEG
CA

Michelle Eisenreich

PROFILE MICHELLE EISENREICH


VFX PRODUCER


 


CAREER HISTORY


Multiple award-winning industry veteran Michelle Eisenreich has led a long and successful career in the entertainment industry. Michelle is currently working as VFX producer on director Damien Chazelle’s drama ‘First Man’, which looks at Neil Armstrong’s legendary mission to the moon in 1969. In 2017, Michelle’s work on ‘Blade Runner 2049’,the critically acclaimed sequel to Ridley Scott’s neo-noir classic, contributed to the talented DNEG VFX team winning an Oscar, a BAFTA and a VES award. 


Michelle’s skills have been developed through her work on major titles for video games, television and film. She has also spent time on set, providing VFX production and supervision on nine different projects. 


Over the past twenty years,Michelle has worked on projects for both television and film, producing acclaimed blockbusters such as 2014’s ‘Fury’ and 2012’s ‘Prometheus’, as well as television staples such as ‘The Vampire Diaries’and ‘The Walking Dead’ Season 7, for which Michelle’s team was nominated for an Emmy (Outstanding Special Visual Effects in a Supporting Role) in 2016. 


Graduating from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, Michelle quickly moved from short films and independent productions to feature film with 2000’s ‘X-Men’.  Since then, she has worked on over fifty films and television shows. 


 


AWARDS


 


ACADEMY AWARDS – won for Best Visual Effects for Blade Runner 2049................................................. 2018


BAFTA AWARDS – won for Best Special Visual Effects for Blade Runner 2049.......................................... 2018


VES AWARDS – wonfor Outstanding Created Environment in a Photoreal Feature


 for Blade Runner 2049.................................................................................................................................................. 2018


CHANDLER INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL – Won Award of Excellence (Best Visual Effects) for The Secret of Joy (2015)             2016


HOLLYWOOD INTERNATIONAL MOVING PICTURES FILM FESTIVAL – Won Award of Recognition (Visual Effects) for The Secret of Joy (2015)           2016


NORTH AMERICAN FILM AWARDS – Won Festival Award (Best Visual Effects) for The Secret of Joy (2015)        2016


 


VISUAL EFFECTS BIOGRAPHY


 


AS VISUAL EFFECTS EXECUTIVE PRODUCER


War Dogs........................................................................................................................................................................... 2016


The Originals (Season 3).................................................................................................................................. 2016/2015


The Vampire Diaries (Season 7).................................................................................................................... 2016/2015


The X-Files (Season 10)................................................................................................................................................ 2016


 


AS VISUAL EFFECTS PRODUCER


First Man ........................................................................................................................................................................... 2018


Pacific Rim: Uprising....................................................................................................................................................... 2018


Father Figures................................................................................................................................................................. 2017


Bastards.............................................................................................................................................................................. 2017


Blade Runner 2049........................................................................................................................................................ 2017


The Walking Dead (Season 6-7).............................................................................................................................. 2016


Containment (Season 1)............................................................................................................................................. 2016


Getting On (Season 3).................................................................................................................................................. 2015


Concussion....................................................................................................................................................................... 2015


The Secret of Joy (Short).............................................................................................................................................. 2015


Aloha................................................................................................................................................................................... 2015


The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge out of Water.................................................................................................... 2015

Fury...................................................................................................................................................................................... 2014


As Above, So Below........................................................................................................................................................ 2014

Godzilla............................................................................................................................................................................... 2014


Heaven Is for Real........................................................................................................................................................... 2014


This is the End................................................................................................................................................................. 2013


42.......................................................................................................................................................................................... 2013


Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters ............................................................................................................................... 2013

The Guilt Trip.................................................................................................................................................................... 2012


People Like Us.................................................................................................................................................................. 2012

Prometheus...................................................................................................................................................................... 2012


Wanderlust....................................................................................................................................................................... 2012


Paranormal Activity 3.................................................................................................................................................... 2011


Bad Teacher...................................................................................................................................................................... 2011


Fast Five ............................................................................................................................................................................ 2011

The Green Hornet.......................................................................................................................................................... 2011


Paranormal Activity 2.................................................................................................................................................... 2010

Salt........................................................................................................................................................................................ 2010


The Twilight Saga: Eclipse.......................................................................................................................................... 2010


Stop-Loss........................................................................................................................................................................... 2008


Martian Child................................................................................................................................................................... 2007


The Heartbreak Kid....................................................................................................................................................... 2007


Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer ........................................................................................................................ 2007

Blades of Glory................................................................................................................................................................. 2007


Norbit.................................................................................................................................................................................. 2007

The Nativity Story........................................................................................................................................................... 2006


The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift................................................................................................................... 2006


Last Holiday...................................................................................................................................................................... 2006


Get Rich or Die Tryin’..................................................................................................................................................... 2005


Just Like Heaven............................................................................................................................................................ 2005


Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story ......................................................................................................................... 2005

The Interpreter................................................................................................................................................................ 2005


The Ring Two................................................................................................................................................................... 2005

The Chronicles of Riddick............................................................................................................................................ 2004


2 Fast 2 Furious............................................................................................................................................................... 2003


X-Men 2.............................................................................................................................................................................. 2003


The Core ............................................................................................................................................................................ 2003

The Tuxedo...................................................................................................................................................................... 2002


White Oleander............................................................................................................................................................... 2002


Blue Crush......................................................................................................................................................................... 2002


Undercover Brother ...................................................................................................................................................... 2002

Showtime........................................................................................................................................................................... 2001


Joe Somebody................................................................................................................................................................. 2001

The Fast and the Furious............................................................................................................................................ 2001


Dr. Dolittle 2...................................................................................................................................................................... 2001


Someone Like You….................................................................................................................................................... 2001


Red Planet ........................................................................................................................................................................ 2000

X-Men................................................................................................................................................................................. 2000