Slated to open in early 2023 with award-winning VFX Supervisor and Australian national Andrew Jackson at the helm, the studio will lead the visual effects production on George Miller’s highly anticipated ‘Mad Max’ prequel ‘Furiosa’ - coming in 2024.
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The company chairman and CEO is honored for outstanding work and leadership as part of the UK’s Asian community.
The 2-time Academy Award-winning VFX supervisor boasts over 40 years of industry experience; he’ll work from the company’s LA studio on a yet-to-be-named project.
Both hailing from Method Studios, Gabby Gourrier joins as Co-President, VFX, and Diana Ibanez as Executive Vice President, Film and Episodic VFX.
Studio taps award-winning ‘The Matrix’ and ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ veteran to bolster its creative leadership team.
VFX veteran takes the reins from current creative director and two-time Oscar-winning VFX supervisor Paul Franklin, who will continue providing visual effects consulting to the company on features as well as develop and direct new projects.
Academy Award-winning industry veterans Eric Brevig and Greg Butler join the visual effects and animation company at a time of unprecedented growth.
Due to unfavorable SPAC market conditions, the companies have terminated their pending business combination agreement that would have seen the the leading VFX and animation studio go public.
Studio’s doors opened May 13 with 150+ new hires; studio’s latest Canadian expansion comes amidst tremendous growth in worldwide demand for VFX and animation services.
Leading VFX and animation company expands previous agreement with streamer in an extension worth a minimum of $350 million.
AWN’s Max Weinstein reflects on last week’s VES Awards ceremony, an evening filled with excitement that nevertheless marked another rough, taxing year for visual effects artists, the industry, and the world at large.
Leading VFX and animation company enters deal with publicly traded SPAC Sports Ventures; combined company, to be led by current CEO Namit Malhotra, will be listed on the Nasdaq.
DNEG CEO Namit Malhotra weighs in on what he calls a ‘landmark agreement’ that will fuel the progression and application of new production tools, technology, and workflows in areas such as movies, TV, games, metaverses, VR, and theme park rides.
Exec joins leading visual effects and animation studio from Legendary Entertainment; will oversee client relationships and team of VFX and stereo supervisors.
Previous managing director will now oversee the studio’s worldwide expansion efforts; five new senior hires include VFX supervisors Freddy Chaleur and Yancy Lindquist, animation director Jay Boose, head of look development Sonja Burchard, and producer Audrey Ford.
Up to 200 new jobs to be created as part of opening fourth North American facility; 300 additional staff are being recruited for new jobs in Vancouver and Montreal offices, including 100 in new feature animation division.
Former Method Studios senior executive will be based in company’s Los Angeles office, working closely with Merzin Tavaria, President, Global Production and Operations.
Newly named global CTO will be responsible for creating a new and innovative technological vision to help guide the visual effects and animation company through a period of unprecedented global growth.
Prime Focus reaches an agreement to acquire Mumbai-headquartered Reliance MediaWorks in deal that will give Reliance a 30.2 percent stake in Prime Focus.