- LOS ANGELES
Boutique visual effects and design studio Shape+Light has officially launched in Los Angeles, led by managing and creative director Rob Trent and executive producer Cara Lehr. Shape+Light provides high-end VFX, design, and finishing services for agency and brand-direct clients, and has already delivered work for brands including Nike, Apple, Gatorade, Lexus and Procter & Gamble.
An industry veteran, Trent began his career as a Flame artist at studios including Imaginary Forces and Digital Domain, and then at Asylum VFX as a VFX supervisor and creative director, before co-founding The Mission VFX in 2010. He later established SAINT Studio in 2015. During his career he has worked with leading brands and directors on major campaigns including the launch of the Apple iPhone with David Fincher, celebrating the NFL with Nike and Michael Mann, and honoring moms with Alma Har’el and P&G for the Olympics. He has also contributed to award-winning feature films such as “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” “Minority Report,” “X-Men,” and “Zodiac.”
Lehr is an established VFX Producer with over 20 years of experience across both commercials and features. She has worked for many of L.A.’s leading VFX studios, including Zoic Studios, Asylum VFX, Digital Domain, Brickyard VFX, and Psyop. She most recently served as executive producer at Method Studios, where she was on staff since 2012. She has worked on ad campaigns for Apple, Microsoft, Nike, ESPN, Coca Cola, Taco Bell, AT&T, the NBA, and Chevrolet, among many other brands.