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RICHARD 'STRETCH' RUSSELL JOINS BIG BUOY.
15 July 2019

Flame artist Richard Russell - otherwise known as 'Stretch' - has joined the growing team at Big Buoy.

A late starter in the post-production realm, Russell cut his teeth as a runner before easing into VFX work. He's now looking forward to honing his craft further under the likes of Big Buoy's Tim Davies.


There are so many good people working here at Big Buoy - I'm excited to join and continue on my journey of learning new tricks and techniques with Flame.

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The company's Head of 2D says: "This is a very exciting time for us at Big Buoy as we continue to expand our VFX offering. After hearing so many great things about him, we're now delighted to welcome Stretch to the Flame team."

Russell himself says he's going to "take in lessons like a sponge" at his new home, adding: "There are so many good people working here at Big Buoy - I'm excited to join and continue on my journey of learning new tricks and techniques with Flame."



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