From the tragic tales of orphans to a joint force of super siblings to sinister forces threatening 1908s Indiana, the VFX teams on Netflix series have delivered some of the year’s most astounding visuals. We’ve queued three of them up for bingeing en masse.

Join creatives behind A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS, THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY and STRANGER THINGS as they present some of the work, techniques, and passion that brought these worlds and characters into being.

Panelists for Stranger Things

Sean Santiago, VFX Director, Netflix Original Series, Netflix
Paul Graff, Overall VFX Supervisor
Yvon Jardel, Head of Animation, Rodeo FX

Yvon Jardel

Yvon Jardel, Head of Animation at Rodeo FX, brings a wealth of experience, a remarkable work ethic and an inventive approach to animation. Having worked on animation on more than 13 feature films, and over 30 projects, he has honed his ability to make fictional creatures and characters come to life.  

At Rodeo FX, Yvon Jardel’s notable list of projects includes Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets and IT. Yvon previously held roles at MPC, BUF and Framestore, having moved to Montreal by way of Paris and London. His work can be seen on X-Men: Days of Future Past, Cinderella, A Monster Call, and The Martian.  

Working in an ever changing environment, Yvon Jardel thrives in the flux and unique challenges that each project brings. His curiosity and fascination drive him to exceed his clients’ expectations and to inspire his team to develop their talent. An artistic background, a keen interest in biology and anatomy, and a calm temper, combined with hands-on experience in character and concept design, set Yvon apart.

Discover our work on Stranger Things Season 3: