Scanline VFX – Powered by Netflix, is an award-winning, global leader in the visual effects industry with 8 studios across EMEA, NA, and APAC. From humble beginnings over 30 years ago, we’ve grown to a team made up of diverse nationalities from around the world. We believe in the power of storytelling and are committed to helping filmmakers realize their artistic vision. Underpinned by a commitment to innovation, collaboration and long-standing partnerships, we continue to develop innovative tools, techniques and technologies, to offer filmmakers the ultimate in creative freedom. 



Netflix’s investment in Scanline’s pipeline, infrastructure, and workforce allows Scanline to continue to push the boundaries of what is possible in VFX. In addition to working on projects for Netflix, Scanline continues to work with a variety of long-standing and new clients outside of Netflix.



Established in 1989 in Munich, Scanline became well-known for our ability to create photorealistic natural phenomena such as fire, smoke and water, having developed our proprietary fluid simulation software, Flowline. Scanline was the sole developer of Flowline and in 2008, and was the recipient of a Scientific and Technical Achievement Academy Award® for the software.



We take pride in producing award-winning work and are honored to have our work acknowledged by the industry. Scanline has numerous visual effects accolades and awards nominations to its name, including two Visual Effects Society (VES) Awards, the first awarded in 2010 for Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects for Hereafter. In 2014, our work on season four of Game of Thrones was recognized with an Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Visual Effects, as well as a Hollywood Post Alliance (HPA) Award for Outstanding Visual Effects. For the final season of Game of Thrones in 2019, Scanline received its second Emmy and HPA Awards, as well as a VES Award for Outstanding Created Environment.



3 VES Awards

2 Emmy Awards

2 HPA Awards

1 Academy Technical Achievement Award



28 VES Award nominations

5 Emmy Award nominations

3 Academy Award nominations 

2 BAFTA nominations