The Shannara Chronicles

Project Overview

PIXOMONDO worked on visual effects set supervision for the entire first season, design work for creatures and environments, creature animation and simulation, complex full CG shots, FX-heavy shots, environments.


Production Overview

Division: Los Angeles

Team Size: 30 Artists

Directors: Jonathan Liebesman, James Marshall, Brad Turner, Jesse Warn

VFX Supervisors: Thilo Ewers, Bjørn Mayer

VFX Set Supervisor: Bjørn Mayer

VFX Producer: Nina Göldner

VFX Executive Producers: Christoph Malessa, Joni Jacobson

VFX Coordinator: Jonas Ulrich

Division VFX Producer: Mona Mohr

Division VFX Coordinator: Anna Zhu

Rigging TD: Florian Friedmann

Creature Modeler: Dan Katcher

Creature TD: Oliver Zangenberg

FX TD: Mariusz Wesierski

FX Artists: Marc Joos, Andreas Bundenthal

Lead CG Artist: Tonio Freitag

CG Artists: Christoph Schmidt, Sabrina Steinert, Jan Fischer, Anthony Sieben

Creature Animators: Martin Moch, Dorian Knapp, Viola Baier, Philipp Röger






The Shannara Chronicles is an American fantasy drama television series created by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar. It is an adaptation of The Sword of Shannara trilogy of fantasy novels by Terry Brooks. The series was filmed in the Auckland Film Studios and on location elsewhere in New Zealand.