Mill Film announced that LAURENT HUGUENIOT and DAVID LOMAX have been
promoted to joint heads of Mill Film 3D. The promotion takes place with
immediate effect and follows on the heals of the recent announcement that
Mill Film will unite operations with sister company Magic Camera. Lomax
joined Mill Film in February 1997 from Pixar Animation Studios where he was
senior technical director for modeling and shader development on the
animated feature film, A BUGS LIFE. Since joining Mill Film, Lomax has
served as senior technical director for a number of feature films including
BABE - PIG IN THE CITY, MY LIFE SO FAR and WAKING NED DEVINE. Lomax is
currently leading overall software development on Ridley Scott's epic
GLADIATOR, particularly concentrating on replicating crowds of CG people.
Hugueniot joined Mill Film in 1997 and has worked on BABE - PIG IN THE
CITY, STILL CRAZY, THE FRIGHTNERS and also provided technical direction and
animation for ENEMY OF THE STATE. Hugueniot is currently the CG supervisor
on GLADIATOR which involves recreating photo-realistic Roman sets including
the Coliseum and populating them with thousands of digital extras.