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December 01, 2020

MPC’s Christmas Ads Unwrapped!

It’s December 1st which means Christmas 2020 has officially started! Dig into MPC’s festive box of delightful Christmas ads, featuring work for Burberry, CHANEL, Apple, WWF, Dick’s Sporting Goods, O2, TK Maxx, Facebook, Heineken and Burberry ‘Festive’ Everyone is talking about Burberry’s all-singing all-dancing Christmas campaign set in London. The tightly choreographed film sees…

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November 26, 2020

Apple Gives Tierra Whack the Elf on a Shelf Treatment in Fantastical Holiday Ad

Director Calmatic embraces the ‘magic of mini’ for Apple HomePod Mini spot with a subtle nod to the lockdown experience. As brands figure out how to navigate a very unusual holiday season, Apple has decided to embrace surreal humour and magical silliness in its festive spot for its HomePod Mini speaker. In some ways the…

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November 25, 2020

Heineken “Holidays as usual”

After a year filled with the unexpected, people can hopefully still take some comfort in the cliché traditions that come with the festive season and if we are able to get together, Socialise Responsibly with friends and family. Heineken has launched a global campaign, that plays on these occasions and shows they might be the only thing that stay…

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November 24, 2020

His Dark Materials Season 2

His Dark Materials returns to TV screens with a new season based on The Subtle Knife – the second in Philip Pullman’s acclaimed trilogy of novels. In season two we find Lyra in a strange and mysterious abandoned city – Cittàgazze – where she meets Will, the boy first seen in our world in season…

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November 24, 2020

5 Minutes with Philip Hambi

MPC colourist Philip Hambi on blurring the lines between colour and VFX, and the piece of advice that never left him. Award-winning colourist, Philip Hambi, has been perfecting his craft at London’s MPC for the past few years. A fast rising star in his field, Philip has built himself a diverse portfolio of commercial and…

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November 23, 2020

ACCESS:VFX ‘Meet The Industry’ Registration

On Thursday, 26th November, Paul Wilkes, Head of Advertising Talent Acquisition and Silvia Bartoli, Concept Artist will be hosting talks at Access VFX’s ‘Meet the Industry’ online event. Paul Wilkes in discussion with industry Talent Teams and Recruiters. This panel discussion will be chaired by ACCESS: VFX Founder and Director Simon Devereux, with guests including…

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November 18, 2020

4 Nominations at CICLOPE International Festival of Craft

CICLOPE International Festival of Craft have announced their shortlist, and we’re delighted to see that MPC has been nominated four times across the Visual Effects and Animation categories.

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November 17, 2020

Inside MPC – Meet Charles Downman

Meet the people behind our award-winning work across the globe. Up next is our talented matte painter and concept artist from the London studio, Charles Downman. Charles began his creative career with a background studying contemporary art and oil painting. After three years as a generalist, Charles joined our London team as a 3D artist before…

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November 16, 2020

O2 Sets a Magical Ice Skating Scene for First Ever Christmas Ad

O2 showcases the wonderful imagination of ten-year-old ice skater, Darcy, and Bubl, the ever-helpful O2 robot in spot from VCCP. O2, the UK’s No.1 Network, today announces its first ever Christmas brand advertising campaign. Launching in OOH, social channels, including a YouTube masthead takeover as people wake up this morning, the TV ad has a…

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November 12, 2020

Burberry’s choreographed ad sidelines the Christmas schmaltz

Featuring four dancers dodging blocks of falling ice, the ad is a nod to Singin’ in the Rain with all the elegance and coolness you’d expect from the brand. Hot on the heels of partnering with footballer and activist Marcus Rashford to fund youth centres in the UK, Burberry has launched its new festive campaign,…

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November 11, 2020

MPC colourist Matthieu Toullet on his biggest influences, the best way to use colour and his favourite Cockney slang

With over 15 years of experience grading commercials, music videos and feature films, colourist Matthieu Toullet’s work spans many genres. Having worked with directors including Siri Bunford, D.A.R.Y.L., Bart Timmer and Jean-Baptiste Mondino, his work has picked up many awards from a D&AD Graphite Pencil for adidas ‘Unite All Originals’ to Victoires de la Musique’…

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November 10, 2020

Sustainable Automotive Production Solutions

MPC & TRAVLRR LAUNCH WORLD’S FIRST SUSTAINABLE AUTOMOTIVE PRODUCTION SOLUTION 800% LESS CARBON PRODUCTIONS MPC and Travlrr have united to launch Sustainable Automotive Production Solutions in a bid to support a more sustainable and greener way to produce automotive content that is kinder to the planet. Each year the global commercial production industry produces thousands…

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November 10, 2020

MPC #1 Post Production Company on the APA & shots Top 20

APA and Shots have announced their Top 20 commercials of 2020, we’re delighted to see MPC has the most projects listed for a post production company in the top 20, with 6 of our commercials featured on the list. Commercials featured include Cadbury’s ‘Fence’, Amazon ‘Before Alexa’, Argos ‘The Book of Dreams’, Just Eat ‘Did…

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November 08, 2020

TK Maxx is going goat for Christmas

As this year’s Christmas ads begin to be released, Wieden + Kennedy and MPC has brought in a sassy little goat to spread the cheer, in a TK Maxx ad that celebrates the act of gift-giving. Matthijs van Heijningen has directed the ad campaign, which tells the story of a doting farmer who’s dressed his…

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November 06, 2020

Gifts Ship Themselves in Holiday Spot From Dick’s Sporting Goods

Ever see a yellow hoodie with a football face drive a truck filled with skateboards, dumbbells, Ping-Pong paddles and baseball mitts to their yuletide destination? You will, thanks to Dick’s Sporting Goods, which staged a commercial that shows merchandise springing to life late one night at a distribution center and delivering itself on Christmas Eve….

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November 03, 2020

WWF – Behind The Scenes Christmas 2020

This year WWF’s advert highlights the importance of home for both wildlife and people. Head of Brand and Design at WWF, Claire Lowe, tells us how it was made. It’s been a tough year, right? I think we’ve probably all dealt with stuff we never imagined possible, and faced some pretty dark days. It’s bought…

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October 28, 2020

Lexus’ Future Facing Film Envisions an Electric World

MPC, The&Partnership and director Jaron Albertin showcase Lexus’ pioneering spirit in the latest film. Lexus International today unveiled a global campaign titled ‘Lexus Electrified,’ which was created with The&Partnership as well as award-winning director Jaron Albertin and creative production studio MPC. The global campaign envisions an electrified world in a series of future-facing films and…

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October 21, 2020

Engage to Change | Episode 1

Our London, NY and LA teams have united to bring you Engage to Change. A new podcast that shares information on how to create change in the industry and provides guidance on how to progress careers for those under-represented in the creative industries Tune into Episode 1 of Engage to Change, where host Amanda Libotte…

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October 08, 2020

Nike Takes Gamers to Training Camp in Its First-Ever Esports Ad

W+K Shanghai crafts an exuberant :90 with VFX and colour grade by MPC. Nike encourages esports fanatics to stay fit in mind and body—so they can play even more esports!—in this cheeky, frenetic film from Wieden + Kennedy Shanghai that posits a high-tech training center and wacky workouts led by League of Legends icon UZI…

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October 08, 2020

Bvlgari Takes You To Rome For Fierce ‘Mai Troppo’ Campaign

Bvlgari’s latest campaign, Mai Troppo, will transport you to the Eternal City. Featuring  Zendaya , Naomi Scott and  Lily Aldridge. MPC has teamed up with Anomaly to provide VFX and colour on ‘MAI TROPPO’, the stunning new spot for Bvlgari. Crafted in close collaboration with Chernobyl’s director, Johan Renck, the powerful ad features Zendaya, Naomi…

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October 08, 2020

Mikros MPC takes home top award at the CRESTA Awards

The Cresta Awards have announced the winners for 2020, and Mikros MPC has taken home the top award in the Outstanding Special Effects category for their work on LEGO ‘Rebuild The World’. The LEGO campaign also received Silver for Outstanding Direction (film/video). For this project, Mikros MPC teamed up with major players in the industry…

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October 02, 2020

MPC Wins 4 Kinsale Shark Awards

The winners of the Kinsale Shark Awards have been announced and MPC has taken home 4 awards in the Character Animation, CGI/VFX and Campaign categories. In the CGI/VFX category, we received Silver for Ubisoft ‘Ghost Recon Breakpoint’ and Bronze for Dick’s Sporting Goods ‘The New Kid’, in the Character Animation category we received Bronze for…

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September 30, 2020

FKA Twigs ’Sad Day’ Nominated For 3 UK MVAs

The nominations for the UK MVAs 2020 have been announced, and the epic FKA Twigs ’Sad Day’ has been nominated for three awards, including the Best Visual Effects in a Video category. The film is also nominated in the Best Alternative Video, and Best Cinematography in a Video categories. Huge congratulations to the teams involved!…

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September 24, 2020

MPC Bengaluru 10 Year Anniversary

Thank you for 10 epic years! This week, MPC Bengaluru have turned 10 years old! Since opening, the team at MPC Bengaluru have delivered 2,000+ projects, including hundreds of award-winning campaigns, and continue to produce outstanding work. To celebrate, let’s take a look back at some of the exceptional work that the team have created in the…

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September 23, 2020

Developing O2’s Bubl TikTok Dance Duet

MPC has partnered with O2 and VCCP to launch a national advertising campaign highlighting O2’s position as the UK’s No.1 Network and its focus on customer service. This new positioning is a return to O2’s roots; a brand and business that’s obsessed with putting customers’ first, building on its industry leading levels of customer loyalty…

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September 20, 2020

Building New Worlds

The Moving Picture Company does not look like a magic box – but that’s exactly what it is. Working within this imposing, warren-like building on London’s Wardour Street are perhaps the industry’s foremost experts in creating realistic versions of imagined worlds (or imagined versions of the real world). For Hennessy XO cognac it created seven…

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September 14, 2020

Burger King ‘Mouldy Whopper’ wins D&AD Black Pencil

The Mouldy Whopper, created by INGO Stockholm/David Miami/Publicis Bucharest with colour grade by Jean-Clément Soret, won a black Pencil D&AD’s PR category, for showing Burger King’s Whopper moulding for up to 35 days, to powerfully convey the absence of additives in Burger King products. From the bun to the freshly sliced onions, tomatoes and lettuce,…

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August 23, 2020

You shouldn’t bring FKA twigs to a swordfight

Director Hiro Murai takes advantage of twigs’ natural ability to appear disarming and strange, as well as her exceptional talent for movement, blending wuxia tropes and an urban setting to create a dynamic swordfight through the city. As FKA twigs goes into a restaurant she sees a man. She knows him, or appears to, and as…

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July 23, 2020

EA Sports alleviates the post-season blues with Fifa 21 ad starring Eric Cantona

EA Sports has launched a spot teasing the release of Fifa 21 as the current season of the Premier League draws to an end this weekend. Created in-house by EA Games using home-filmed footage from players, the online ad shows Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappé, Borussia Dortmund’s Erling Haaland, Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold and Atlético Madrid’s…

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