Black Sails

Created by: Jonathan E. Steinberg and Robert Levine

Producers: Michael Bay, Brad Fuller, Andrew Form, Jonathan E. Steinberg

Production Company: Platinum Dunes, Quaker Moving Pictures

On – Set Visual Effects Supervisor: Jeremy Hattingh

Release Date: 25 January 2014

Black Sails is set roughly two decades before the events of Treasure Island and during the Golden Age of Piracy. Feared Captain Flint brings on a younger crew member as they fight for the survival of New Providence island.

According to the first episode, “In 1715 West Indies, the pirates of New Providence Island threaten maritime trade in the region. The laws of every civilized nation declare them hostis humani generis, enemies of all mankind. In response, the pirates adhere to a doctrine of their own….war against the world.”

Theatrical trailer for Black Sails (Season 4) The series is filmed at Cape Town Film Studios in Cape Town, South Africa, with local production company Film Afrika.

Jeremy Hattingh, working for VFX Files was On – Set Visual Effects Supervisor for several episodes of the multi award winning TV series.