Oscar für Visual Effects

Oscar for “Best Visu­al Effects” goes Nef­zer Spe­cial Effects

The com­pa­ny Nef­zer Spe­cial Effects from the Media­Tech Hub Pots­dam Kos­mos won the Oscar yes­ter­day in the visu­al effects cate­go­ry for the sci­ence fic­tion film “Dune”.

We congra­tu­la­te Gerd Nef­zer and the who­le team on their second Oscar! In 2018, Nef­zer Spe­cial Effects alrea­dy won the Oscar in the cate­go­ry “Best Visu­al Effects” for the film “Bla­de Run­ner 2049”.

Nef­zer Spe­cial Effects

The Nef­zer Spe­cial Effects com­pa­ny is based on the pre­mi­ses of Stu­dio Babels­berg. It was foun­ded in the 1960s by Karl Nef­zer, initi­al­ly as a gunsmith’s shop, then by his son Uli Nef­zer as a spe­cial effects com­pa­ny. Gerd Nef­zer joi­ned the com­pa­ny in the 1990s and heads a second SFX team wit­hin the company.

Nef­zer has deve­lo­ped a Moti­on­Ba­se sys­tem based on sta­te-of-the-art indus­tri­al tech­no­lo­gy. With over 50 years of expe­ri­ence in the film indus­try, Nefzer’s goal and visi­on is to turn fan­ta­sy into reality.

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