vfx production company with offices in both SF and LA.


Evolving from its earliest days at the end of the 20th Century as aa boutique effects house, The Orphange has grown to become a goto fx house for major studio franchises.

The Orphanage is organized into three branches:

  • The Orphanage Commercial Productions
  • The Orphanage Feature Visual Effects
  • Orphanage Animation Studios


The Orphanage has grown to become a major comerical and features effects house, and as such offers a deep array of VFX services. Filmmakers who wish to inquire as to the usage of their services should contact The Orphanage through the proper channels, i.e. their representation.

Notable ProductionsEdit

  • The Host (2006) (Korean title: Gwoemul)- Director Bong Joon-ho
  • Sin City (2005)- Director Robert Rodriguez


Founded in 1999 by Industrial Light & Magic alumni, Stu Maschwitz, Jonathan Rothbart, and Scott Stewart.


The Orphanage is often recruiting for a number of positions that focus on the digital effects field.

Representation/Contact InformationEdit

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West Coast Representation
Brent Novick
Novick & Associates

SF OfficesEdit

The Orphanage
39 Mesa Street, Suite 201
San Francisco, CA 94129

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