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Veteran VFX Supervisor Nick Davis joins MPC

Oscar-nominated artist brings nearly three decades of experience to London-based facility.

LONDON -- MPC Film has hired Nick Davis as VFX Supervisor. Davis is one of the industries most experienced visual effects artists, with 27 years working behind the camera on more than 20 major feature films.

His credits include The Fugitive, Batman Forever, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Clash of the Titans, Edge of Tomorrow and King Arthur: Legend of the Sword. Throughout his career, Davis has received a number of industry accolades, including an Academy Award nomination for Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight and a BAFTA for Tim Burton’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

Davis joins MPC’s roster of experienced VFX supervisors, which include Erik Nash (The Mummy), Adam Valdez (The Jungle Book), Guillaume Rocheron (Ghost in the Shell), Gary Brozenich (Pirates of the Caribbean) and Richard Stammers (The Martian).

MPC Executive Producer Joanna Capitano said: “Nick Davis brings a depth of talent and experience to MPC. He joins a team of VFX supervisors at our company that are industry leaders in innovation and creativity and we look forward to the stellar work we will create together.”

“I’m very excited by the opportunity to work closely with such a talented pool of artists and technicians, spanning three continents,” said Davis.

This year MPC received the Best Visual Effects Oscar for its ground-breaking work on Disney’s The Jungle Book and is working on a number of visual effects driven features, including The Lion King, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, The Predator, A Wrinkle in Time and The New Mutants.

Source: MPC

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