Stuart Aitken

Creative Director & Co-Founder

Stu Aitken is a co-founder of UK based CG house Axis, where he is a Director and VFX supervisor at the Glasgow studio. As well as directing many award winning projects for a diverse range of clients, Stu also helps  guide the studio’s overall creative and technical development.

A graduate of Glasgow Schools of Art , where he studied design, Stu combines a love of technical problem solving with a keen eye for performance, compositon and cinematography.

Since its inception in 1999, Axis has gone on to become Scotland’s’ premiere animation producer and has established a strong global presence, especially in the games and interactive market where the studio is well known for producing some of the most highly regarded Games Trailers and Cinematics world wide. in 2013 Axis expanded its operations into Bristol and London, and is already involved in creating visual effects for various UK based TV productions and films.

Stus recent major credits include:

Dead Island Launch Trailer for Deep Silver/Techland (2011)

Aliens Colonial Marines Launch trailer for Sega/Uber (2012)

Halo 4 Spartan ops  cinematics for 343 Industries /Microsoft Studios (2013)

Halo 5 Guardians cinematics for 343 Industries /Microsoft Studios 2015)

Destiny Rise of Iron anouncement and intro Cinematics (Bungie / Activision 2016)