Primary Visual Effects brings together talented and ambitious artists to create beautiful imagery to enhance and tell stories for films, episodic tv and commercials.

Founded in 2019 by 4 senior VFX and CG supervisors with over 20 years of honing their skills and artistry at some of the world's biggest facilities. We strive to always deliver a world class service whilst providing an environment to allow our artists to flourish as an artistic collective in a supportive community.

Our purpose built studio in the heart of Bristol has a capacity of up to 40 artists, in-house and remote, is a perfect space from which we explore our craft with the latest industry technologies and techniques. As a boutique studio, working closely and collaboratively with our clients is at the core of our service.

No matter the project we would love to hear from you

Do you require VFX on your next project?

Our services

  • Pre-vis
  • On-set Supervision
  • Texturing
  • Rigging
  • Lighting
  • Soft and Hard Surface Modelling
  • Animation
  • Look Development
  • FX
  • Compositing


Joe Thornley-Heard

Jem Grimshaw

Steve Hawken

Mark Gregory

Senior FX technical director and supervisor

Senior look development and lighting supervisor

Senior 2D compositor and supervisor

Senior animator and CG supervisor

Directors combined reel