VFX Executive Producer
Industrial Light & Magic
CA

Michelle Eisenreich

PROFILE MICHELLE EISENREICH

VFX EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

 

CAREER HISTORY

Multiple award-winning industry veteran Michelle Eisenreich has led a long and successful career in the entertainment industry.

Michelle joined Industrial Light & Magic's Vancouver studio in 2020 as an Executive Producer.

Previously, she was an Executive Producer at DNEG responsible for planning, budgeting, and casting on episodic projects such as Locke & Key, The Boys, Away, and Star Trek Discovery for which the team received an Emmy. She also served as VFX Producer on Blade Runner 2049 which received an Academy Award for Best Visual Effects, BAFTA and VES award in 2018.  She followed that by serving as VFX Producer on First Man, which won the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects in 2019.

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.

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 First Man................................... 2019

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 – won for 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

 

Foundation (Season 1)...................... 2021

Locke & Key ...................................... 2020

Away .................................................. 2020

Sacred Lies (Season 2) .......................2020

Star Trek Discovery ................. 2019/2020

The Hot Zone ..................................... 2019

The Boys (Season 1) ........................... 2019

Catch 22 ............................................. 2019

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