Turncoat Pictures is a story-driven studio that offers Creative and Consulting Services for Film, TV and Advertising.


We work thoughtfully with you, our client (directors, producers, and storytellers), to turn your vision into a reality. We make sure the end product is well-formed and technically sound.

Would always bring back something that exceeded what we were looking for.

Samuel Jørgensen, director

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Turncoat Pictures was founded by Creative Director/Visual Effects Supervisor Ryan Urban. 
He is an awarding winning, lead visual effects artist specializing in Compositing and VFX Supervision.


He was the overall Visual Effects Supervisor for Season 2 and the Series Finale of Sense8, a Netflix original series from The Wachowskis. He worked closely with the talented creators and directly oversaw all VFX creative and budget. He led a team of artists, production staff and multiple vendors through the completion of the finished vfx shots.

In his years of experience he has been a dedicated compositor on films such as Pacific Rim Uprising, Cloud Atlas, Wrath of the Titans, Jupiter Ascending, This Means War, Argo, Marvel’s The Avengers and The Tree of Life. He has also been a part of successful ad campaigns, including Halo:Reach “Deliver Hope” which won the VES Award for Best Visual Effects (2011) and LG:World of Play which scored a nominee for Best Compositing in 2016. He was the production side Visual Effects Supervisor on the indie dramas Between Us, The Pretty One, and upcoming Dreaming Grand Avenue.

Ryan elevates the work to the highest levels of quality while consciously adhering to schedules and budgets. He has a vast knowledge of post production including working as an editor in advertising as well as working in visual effects.


Ryan is an active member of the Visual Effects Society and is currently the overall VFX Supervisor on a new series for Netflix. He enjoys learning new techniques and staying true to things that work. 


Their layer of professionalism that they brought to the project really helped our film shine bright.

Michael David Lynch, director

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