Portland-based Hinge is an award-winning integrated production studio with a global reach. We specialize in bringing unique stories to life through design, live action, 2D & 3D animation and post-production visual effects. With Hinge, you get a friendly & trusted production partner with world-class film and commercial talent in a nimble & approachable boutique studio.
Roland focusses on business development, client relations, strategic partnerships and creative direction. He brings a blend of experience in production management, budgeting, solutions-oriented problem solving and hands-on production. With over a dozen years of VFX experience in commercials and film, he has worked with global agencies on prominent brands including adidas, Intel, EA, Microsoft, Carfax, Minute Maid, Cox Communication, Target, Merck and Nike.
Alex oversees all aspects of the studio's animation production. Alex brings a deep understanding of artistic decisions as well as technical considerations, and specializes in creating efficient techniques and workflows. He has spent nearly twenty years in the film industry, creating stunning animation for over a dozen features, including the Academy Award-winning projects Spider-Man 2 and The Matrix.
Visual Effects Supervisor
Michael’s creative sensibility, technical proficiency and managerial skill fuel his ability to serve as the company’s Visual Effects Supervisor. With an exceptionally diverse background in digital content creation for the feature film, commercial, and video game industries, Michael offers over twenty years of expertise covering all aspects of the production process. With an extreme passion for compelling animation and visual effects, he has lent his talents and leadership to titles including the renowned live-action blockbusters Armageddon and Reign of Fire, as well as animated favorites Chicken Little and Surf’s Up.
Founded in 2009, the studio was built on more than 60 years combined experience in feature film, broadcast commercials, and visual effects. Hinge’s unique approach stems from the merging of best practices culled from the most prestigious studios in the world, paired with a unique creative vision that constantly improves and reinvents approaches, processes, and pipelines. Hinge is truly the best of both worlds: a high-end post production and animation studio, and a turnkey digital agency.