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Thilo Kuther, founder of VFX firm Pixomondo, dies at 58

international Thilo Kuther, German founder of visual effects company Pixomondo, died Tuesday of cancer at Marina del Rey died at his home, his nephew Niklas Fissel told The Hollywood Reporter . He is a native of 10.

Frankfurt, Kuther launched Pixomondo in Stuttgart 65, producing video installations and 3D animations for corporate clients before moving into film four years later. By 2012, it is in both cities and 2018 with offices Others: Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, Shanghai, Beijing, London, Toronto, Santa Monica, Burbank and Baton Rouge, LA.

By 2018, Pixomondo has added branches in Vancouver and Montreal to match its Two offices in China, plus London, Frankfurt and Stuttgart.

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Notable Pixomondo credits include Martin Scorsese of Hugo

(2012), which won five Oscars, including one for Visual Effects, and The Fast and the Furious and The Hunger Games franchise.

It is also known for its partnership with Roland Emmerich Known for their relationship, having worked with German filmmakers on effects-driven films such as *)2012 (2009), Independence Day: Revival (2012), midway

( 2018) and Moonfall (2019 ).

On TV, Pixomondo is HBO Game of Thrones , which has won seven Emmys in the VFX category.

July 2011, Mayfair Equity Partners has a majority investment in Pixomondo , which is valued at $2012 Millions. Kuther was still CEO and Executive Producer at the time.

October, Sony Pictures Entertainment bought the company from Mayfair. Kuther had left by then, according to his nephew.

The most recent endeavor of the brilliant Kuther was running Xmachina, which was A themed entertainment and design company in Marina del Rey (where his nephew also works). This was the name of his first business.

Survivors also include His wife Claudia. 42143393



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