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Free State of Jones

Director: Gary Ross

Visual Effects Supervisor: Nikos Kalaitzidis

In this epic action drama written and directed by Gary Ross, set during the Civil War, tells the story of defiant Southern farmer, Newt Knight, and his extraordinary armed rebellion against the Confederacy. Banding together with other small farmers and local slaves, Knight launched an uprising that led Jones County, Mississippi, to secede from the Confederacy, creating a Free State of Jones. Digital Domain helped create many of the battlefield environments, as well as added smoke and fire and other effects to the battle scenes.