The Shape of Water

Centennial College grad helped breathe life into The Shape of Water’s creature

Since the age of 5, Nikita Lebedev was always drawing and designing creatures. Not much has changed — he now works as a creature and character artist at the visual-effects company, Mr. X Inc, which has been featured in productions like The Strain, Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, and Best Picture winner, The Shape of Water.

G-Hey poses in front of the Story Arts Centre sign. She made a short film for a class project that got chosen to be made into a feature-length film.

Film company sees big picture in East York film grad’s short

As G-Hey Kim sat at a Centennial College computer desk editing her short horror film for her directing class, she didn’t think it would make it into the Hamilton Film Festival. She definitely didn’t think a production company would see it and option it for a full-length feature film.