Veteran visual effects talent most recently worked on ‘Hotel Transylvania 2’ for Sony Picture Imageworks and ‘The Maze Runner’ and ‘Night at the Museum 3: Secret of the Tomb’ for Method Studios.
TORONTO, ON – Spin VFX has announced the hire of CG Supervisor Andrew McPhillips. The announcement was made by Neishaw Ali, President/Executive Producer of Spin VFX.
“Talented and resourceful with an infectious enthusiasm is how I would describe Andrew. His child-like curiosity is fueled by his passion and love for the craft. His dedication to creating quality imagery is second only to his problem-solving approach and yet another reason why Andrew fits in at Spin, like a dirty shirt. It is my privilege to be working with Andrew and I welcome him to our talented team,” commented Ali.
“I am extremely happy to be joining SPIN VFX at such an exciting time in its history. The development the studio has gone through over the last few years, for technology, staffing and projects is really impressive,” said McPhillips. “From a personal standpoint, the opportunity to be able to move back to Toronto, to work in such an exciting studio, has been a goal of mine for a long time. I am very proud to part of the Spin team.”
McPhillips has 20 years’ experience in the industry, CG Supervising both feature animation and visual effects centric films. Most recently at Sony Picture Imageworks on Hotel Transylvania 2 and previously at Method Studios on The Maze Runner and Night at the Museum 3: Secret of the Tomb. His skill set includes lighting and look-development in various renderers and pipelines.
Additional credits include Shrek 2, Minority Report, A.I. Artificial Intelligence, White House Down, Angry Birds and The Great Gatsby.
Andrew will join the Spin team to deliver visual effects for Niels Arden Oplev’s upcoming remake of the 90s cult classic Flatliners and The Disney Channel’s creature driven movie, Lair.
Source: Spin VFX