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Happy Ghostbusters Day Headline News

MPC Marks ‘Ghostbusters Day’ With Dr. Spengler VFX Breakdown

Tasked with recreating the late Harold Ramis in ‘Ghost Busters: Afterlife,’ the VFX studio referenced earlier movies, concept art, and libraries of skin maps and photos, to deliver a digital character that was satisfying to both audiences and the actor’s family.

Events Headline News

Foundry Reveals FMX 2022 Program Line-Up

Presentations will showcase creative techniques and technologies including best practices, tips and tricks, and a look at the future of VFX; topics include grading and compositing with NukeX, workflows with Mari, and using Katana in feature animation.

Commercials Headline News

MPC and Frankie Create a Woman’s ‘Legend’ for BMW

Leading VFX studio uses Cospective’s remote review tools to help visualize CG crows, rusting ships, giant waves, Roy the Destroyer and other numerous effects for car maker’s X7 luxury SUV spot.

MPC VFXWorld

How MPC Animated the High-Flying Elephant for Tim Burton’s ‘Dumbo’

From defying gravity to expressing emotion in a believable way, reality was key for animation supervisor Catherine Mullan and the team of artists at MPC.

Legendary Headline News

WATCH: Ryan Reynolds is Uncannily Adorable in First ‘Detective Pikachu’ Trailer

With VFX provided by MPC and Framestore, first-ever live-action movie based on the iconic face of the global Pokémon brand arrives in theaters on May 10, 2019.

Feature VFX VFXWorld

Worlds of Wonder: Winter 2018 VFX Preview

This winter offers a franchise reboot, massive destruction on a global scale, and the return of Paddington the bear, but the real story just might be the worlds of wonder conjured up for the Disney adaptation of ‘A Wrinkle in Time.’

MPC VFXWorld

MPC Delivers Futuristic Spectacle for ‘Ghost in the Shell’

VFX supervisor Axel Bonami details MPC’s development of new shooting techniques and software tools to create the stunning visuals for the live-action adaptation of the popular Manga series.

Education & Training Headline News

3D Training Institute to Host Live Recruiting Webinar with MPC

3D Training Institute live webinar featuring MPC global recruiter Christina Zervos and MPC animator Julien Deragon held on Wednesday, April 29 will focus on how to start a career in 3D animation.

Visual Effects Headline News

SPARK FWD Returns to Vancouver January 29-31

Visual effects festival, conference and job fair to include presentations on the invisible effects of ‘Birdman,’ ILM’s work on ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier,’ the making of ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,’ the miniature effects of ‘Interstellar,” and more.

MPC Headline News

Workplace Conditions at MPC Called ‘Poisonous’

A Nov. 4 story on MPC in Hollywood trade ‘Variety’ is met with negative commentary from the VFX community, including descriptions of deplorable working conditions and a toxic corporate environment.

MPC Headline News

MPC Sets New Standards for Creature Feature VFX in ‘Godzilla’

Led by MPC VFX supervisor Guillaume Rocheron and VFX producer Philip Greenlow, the UK-based Moving Picture Company serves as the lead VFX studio bringing the iconic title creature to life in Warner Bros Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ ‘Godzilla.’

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