Located in the trendy warehouse district in downtown Minneapolis, FUSE Animation has been creating award winning memorable artwork for more than a decade. The FUSE team thrives on creative problem solving and the execution of beautiful 3D images.
Our goal is to not only deliver the best art for our clients but to help them through the creation process. 3D animation, virtual photography and photo real custom illustration are our core strengths. When you hire FUSE you’re hiring a team of perfectionists to make sure your vision is carried out to the finest detail on time and on budget. Call FUSE.
We create stunning photo-real images and dynamic animation for manufacturing, pharmaceutical, and advertising agencies. Unlike traditional photography and video, we accurately and beautifully display what sets your product apart from the rest. We reveal your product’s most intricate benefits and features with our cutting edge animation and virtual photography.
President / Senior Creative Director
Founder of Fuse and mastermind behind everything that happens in the studio, Alec is on the bleeding-edge of anything related to rendering & lighting.
The Man Behind the Curtain. Chris creates the strategy for projects, manages clients and artists, and gives the creative direction that helps our work take shape.
Lead Technical Director
Technical genius of the shop. Everything from custom programming, particle or fluid simulations, or just very difficult animation, Shawn gets it done.
Project Lead / Lead Modeller
Employee of the month so many times that we had to come up with an Employee of the Year award, Joe leads the way in just about anything that needs doing.
Creative Lead / Rendering TD
Literally a wizard. Josh is master of the rendering domain and expert in all things lighting and color. When it needs to look perfect, he’s the one to call.
Jr Technical Artist / Plugin Developer
Mathematical genius, plug-in guru and caramel enthusiast. Shawn pushes the technical aspects of our software to the limit and if he hits a boundary, he breaks it.
Modeling, Sculpting, Animating, and everything in between. For Ben, no job is too tough, no effect too tricky. If it can be done, he’ll find a way to make it happen.
Levi worked for FUSE as an intern before leaving to hone his skills elsewhere, and now comes back to us with a background in architectural visualisation.
There are a lot of things FUSE can do with the 3D medium. Our portfolio features a broad range of different examples of work.
From the hyper-realistic to the weird and wonderful. When the team at FUSE starts a project, the possibilities are limitless.
Not everything we do ends up on the reel. There are lots of short projects that we talk about in our blog. We try to keep it as current as possible, so check it every month!
FUSE has recently completed an exciting Bud Light Superbowl print project with BBDO. We were really excited to have our work displayed all over New York. It was a pleasure to work with such a talented and creative group at
FUSE was contacted by advertising juggernaut BBDO Atmosphere/Proximity N.Y. to create an animation treatment for the new VISA PrePaid Card campaign. Beating out four other NY animation shops for the animation treatment, in the end, the client was more comfortable
FUSE has created another amazing series of product renders, this time for the Saucony Kinvara4 launch. OLSON approached us looking for hyper realistic images of the newest addition in the Saucony series of running shoes. Unfortunately we recieved an incomplete
We don't usually speak to the software we work with over at FUSE but this one has our team really excited. FUSE has started working with Octane from Otoy. It's a new GPU-based renderer which I know sounds like a
FUSE’s lighting and rendering specialist Josh Grundmeier has outdone himself with this jaw dropping, completely digital outdoor scene. Creating realistic outdoor sets has always been a difficult endeavor for 3D artists. The set was created using several new plug ins
Our offices are located in downtown Minneapolis in the trendy North Loop area. Fuse is open from 9-5, Monday through Friday.
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