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April 09, 2021

Behind The Moving Image | Xbox

In our Behind the Moving Image series, we share the latest and greatest behind the scenes look at how our VFX geniuses bring to life some of our most iconic work. The long-awaited Xbox Series X launch, directed by RESET’s Ian Pons Jewell, sees Oscar nominated actor Daniel Kaluuya transform into CGI as he falls…

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April 08, 2021

MPC Celebrates 12 VES Award Wins!

In 1997 the VES Awards launched honouring outstanding visual effects work and the artists who created them. On Tuesday, the 19th Annual awards took place where we were awarded our 11th and 12th VES award. Take a look back at our winning projects, including Samsung ‘Do What You Can’t’, John Lewis ‘Buster the Boxer’ and…

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April 08, 2021

VES Awards 2021: MPC Teams Take Top Honours

The 19th Annual VES Awards, presented by the Visual Effects Society (VES), were handed out last night, to celebrate the outstanding visual effects artistry and innovation in film, animation, television, commercials and video games and the VFX supervisors, VFX producers and hands-on artists who help make visions a reality. We are proud to announce that Burberry…

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April 08, 2021

Technicolor’s Creative Studios Add 4 VES Awards to Their Roster of Wins

VFX teams continue to demonstrate strength and range with studios across the Technicolor family receiving 15 nominations from the Visual Effects Society for their outstanding work. As the 2021 awards season heats up, Technicolor is thrilled that all of our creative studios were nominated for VES Awards – and that four awards were won by…

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March 30, 2021

Inside MPC | Women’s History Month

To celebrate Women’s History Month, we’re championing our incredible women across our global studios who we admire on a daily basis. Throughout March we will be sharing their personal stories, inspirations and career challenges. Next up is our London Designer, Daphne Westelynck, originally born in Lille, France, now working in our Soho, London studio. Daphne…

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March 26, 2021

MPC BAGS 2 GOLD AND 2 SILVER BA AWARDS!

We’re beyond thrilled to announce that our teams across the globe cleaned up yet again at the 2020 British Arrows ceremony last night, winning 2 Gold and 2 Silver Awards! If you missed it check out, Jonathan Davies’ interview on sponsoring the Fellowship Award here. Congratulations to everyone at MPC, our wonderful clients, agencies and…

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March 18, 2021

Inside MPC | Women’s History Month

To celebrate Women’s History Month, we’re championing our incredible women across our global studios who we admire on a daily basis. Throughout March we will be sharing their personal stories, inspirations and career challenges. Next up is Lily Li, Managing Director, Shanghai. With over 20 years of experience, Lily joined Technicolor as Head of Production…

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March 18, 2021

Behind The Moving Image | Arm & Hammer

In our Behind the Moving Image series, we share the latest and greatest behind the scenes look at how our VFX geniuses bring to life some of our most iconic work. First up, Kiril Mirkov, VFX Supervisor debunks a host of photoreal cat cowboys and cowgirls for kitty litter brand Arm & Hammer… When Arm…

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March 15, 2021

Making the Grade: Peter Oppersdorff

A graduate of the renowned Arts Institute of Bournemouth, Peter Oppersdorff has always been deeply involved in the visual arts. His broad creative background has allowed him to build a visually arresting portfolio of commercial work with a global credit list that includes Facebook, Heineken, Schweppes, EA Games, Lays, Cupra and Xiaomi. He has also…

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March 11, 2021

The Virtual Production Playbook #1: What the DMCS’ and DIT’s New Initiative Means for Next Gen Talent

The creative worlds are predicting huge demand for virtually produced content. MPC’s Mark Benson and Jonathan Davies reflect on how we should upskill senior talent and nurture the next generation to fulfil that demand On 10th February, Screen Skills, the Department for International Trade (DIT) and Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) backed…

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March 10, 2021

Arlo Parks Wins Best Colour Grade at Kinsale Shark

We’re thrilled to announce, Peter Oppersdorff has taken home Best Colour Grade for his work on Arlo Parks’ ‘Caroline’ at the Kinsale Sharks Music Video Awards. Directed by BROCK, the music video explores how something once full of healthy passion can dissolve in an instant. Commenting on the win, Peter said: ”I knew this would…

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March 09, 2021

Inside MPC | Victoria Leger

To celebrate Women’s History Month, we’re championing our incredible women across our global studios who we admire on a daily basis. Throughout March we will be sharing their personal stories, inspirations and career challenges. Next up is Victoria Leger, VFX Supervisor from Mikros MPC, Paris. Victoria joined Mikros MPC in 2017 after completing her studies…

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March 09, 2021

VFX Sans Frontières: “With Office Locations Closed, the Pool of Talent That Clients Are Using Has Widened”

Remote working existed in VFX Production long before the pandemic but MPC London & Amsterdam’s MD Jonathan Davies says a new trend is emerging with in-studio sessions off limits to clients VFX production studios have for a long time been using remote working as a way of connecting the best talent with directors and clients…

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March 03, 2021

MPC/Mikros Scores Seven Heaven!

Our teams across the globe are very proud to have received an incredible seven VES Award nominations for our work recent campaigns for Burberry, Xbox, TKMaxx, Perrier & Arm & Hammer – our most ever to date! The Visual Effects Society (VES) honours outstanding visual effects work and the artists who created them. Every year,…

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March 02, 2021

MPC Celebrates Women’s History Month #ChooseToChallenge

A challenged world is an alert world. Individually, we’re all responsible for our own thoughts and actions – all day, every day. We can all choose to challenge and call out gender bias and inequality. We can all choose to seek out and celebrate women’s achievements. Collectively, we can all help create an inclusive world. From…

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March 02, 2021

Shots | Vanessa Duquesnay – A Few Of My Favourite Things

The MPC VFX Supervisor combines the little (bugs, hands) with the big (laughs) in a rundown of her everyday inspiration. Having an eye for detail and affinity for nature must help MPC’s Vanessa Duquesnay in her VFX Supervisor (formerly Nuke Compositor) role. Certainly, as we go through a few of the inspirational pieces she keeps…

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March 02, 2021

Inside MPC | Lucy Choi

To celebrate Women’s History Month, we’re championing our incredible women across our global studios who we admire on a daily basis. Throughout March we will be sharing their personal stories, inspirations and career challenges. First up is Lucy Choi, CG Senior Lighter, New York. Lucy joined MPC in 2018 after working at various post-production houses….

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February 26, 2021

Behind the Moving Image | O2 ‘Bubl’

Take a look behind the scenes of how we brought O2’s loveable brand mascot ‘Bubl’ to life, created in collaboration with VCCP and Gary Freedman. O2’s new positioning last year was a return to the brands roots; a business that’s obsessed with putting customers’ first, building on its industry leading levels of customer loyalty through…

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February 25, 2021

MPC Provides VFX on World Premier SXSW Film, Ayar, Directed by Floyd Russ

The 2021 SXSW Film Festival featured a diverse slate of high-caliber films, ranging from debut productions by new independent filmmakers to Hollywood comedies and genre standouts. The 28th annual SXSW Film Festival is just around the corner. This year, the acclaimed program will be an element of SXSW Online from March 16–20, 2021, where it…

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February 22, 2021

Palace Artois is the brand collab you didn’t see coming

Beer and skateboards work together in perfect harmony in this somewhat surprising collaboration, which takes viewers into a surreal world of brand mash-ups The campaign, by MPC Creative, lets viewers in on a secret – seen through the eyes of pro rider Lucien Clarke – that there’s actually a pub hiding behind the Palace London…

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February 19, 2021

Behind The Moving Image | Dell ‘Youniverse’

In our Behind the Moving Image series, we share the latest and greatest behind the scenes look at how our VFX geniuses and color grade artists bring to life some of our most iconic work. Next up, Alvin Cruz, Creative Director at MPC NY shares exclusive BTS footage from Dell’s new global campaign VMLY&R with…

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February 19, 2021

Inside MPC | Meet Jean-Yves Parent

Meet the people behind our award-winning work across the globe. Up next is our talented Motion Design Artist from Mikros MPC in Paris, Jean-Yves Parent. Jean-Yves joined Mikros MPC in 2005 after completing a master’s agree in audio-visual, image and sound effects. At our Paris studio Jean-Yves has collaborated on a wide variety of projects…

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February 10, 2021

Super Bowl 2021, Dolly Parton, Wayne’s World and Tracy Morgan feature in MPC’s Roster of Winning Ads

At MPC Super Bowl Sunday is all about the commercials Apart from the impressive display of athleticism, Super Bowl ads are easily the best part of game night, and this year was no different. During Super Bowl LV, our teams brought you everything from Dolly Parton’s signature wink to Tracy Morgan jumping out of a…

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February 09, 2021

Technicolor’s Creative Studios Support over 20 Super Bowl Commercials despite Covid-19

Artists across MPC and The Mill rallied to deliver well over a third of all Super Bowl’s spots Technicolor’s MPC and The Mill demonstrated sweeping visual effects (VFX) leadership in advertising throughout Sunday’s Super Bowl featuring the Tampa Bay Buccaneers win over the Kansas City Chiefs. More than 20 commercials were infused with Technicolor’s award-winning…

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February 08, 2021

Rocket Mortgage wins best Super Bowl commercial in USA TODAY’s Ad Meter

Rocket Mortgage pulled off a surprising double Sunday night. The mortgage company’s two 60-second Super Bowl ads placed first and second in USA TODAY’s Ad Meter, which ranks commercials by consumer rating with panelists scoring each ad on a 1-to-10 scale. Both spots starred comedian Tracy Morgan, who used humorous situations to illustrate the distinction between “pretty…

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February 08, 2021

Replay the Super Bowl Ads with Game-Changing Work from Technicolor’s MPC

Technicolor’s award-winning creative studios worked on over 20 spots for the big game Every year Technicolor’s creative studios collaborate on some of the most memorable, innovative – and top secret – spots that air during the Super Bowl. As the most watched single-network television broadcast in the United States, it draws a massive audience for…

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February 07, 2021

Behind The Moving Image | Xbox ‘Series X’

In our Behind the Moving Image series, we share the latest and greatest behind the scenes look at how our VFX geniuses and color grade artists bring to life some of our most iconic work. Next up, Ricky Gausis Senior Colorist at MPC LA shares exclusive BTS that show how color and light have a…

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February 07, 2021

Black History Month USA – Engage to Change | Episode 2

Our 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 2 of Engage to Change, where host Amanda Libotte speaks…

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February 04, 2021

MPC Celebrates Black History Month USA

1st February marks the first day of Black History Month USA, a time to reflect on all the contributions black Americans have made throughout U.S. history. It’s also a time to celebrate as communities come together to commemorate the culture, history and achievements of black Americans. To kick off, we will be sharing various initiatives…

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February 03, 2021

Inside MPC | Meet Farid Ghanbari

Welcome Farid Ghanbari, who joins our New York studio as an Art Director and Motion Designer. Farid is a renowned creative in the industry with a strong background as a CG Generalist working on designs, from object, characters and simulations. Born in Iran and now based in Philadelphia, Farid brings an impressive range of skills…

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February 03, 2021

Dell Celebrates the Passion of Young Creators with Unexpected Brand Platform

Developed in partnership with Y& R, MPC and Anonymous Content, the goal is to shift the current perception of Dell’s consumer laptops and invite people to ‘Get More Into Whatever You’re Into’ Dell is launching a new global brand platform and campaign with a vibrant brand film and new XPS social channels that celebrates the…

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February 01, 2021

Julien Meesters and Louise Unwin join the D&AD Awards jury

Each year the D&AD Awards gather the world’s best creative work from across the commercial design, advertising, production and craft disciplines to be judged by more than 260 global creative leaders, practitioners and innovators. This year we are delighted to announce that Julien Meesters, CEO of Mikros Image will be on the Music Videos jury,…

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January 29, 2021

Chinese New Year 2021: Reflecting on the Last 12 Months

As the world gears up to celebrate the Year of the Ox, creatives from China tell LBB’s Natasha Patel about how the Covid-19 pandemic has influenced festivities for this year and beyond For those who celebrate Chinese New Year, February 12th marks the start of this year’s festivities in observance of the Year of the…

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January 25, 2021

Hard Hitting Government Campaign Urges the UK to Stay at Home

Cross-agency collaboration between MullenLowe, OmniGOV, freuds, MMC and 23red
 features hospital staff and Covid-19 patients to remind the public of the extreme pressures still facing the NHS The UK Government has launched a new hard-hitting campaign which acts as a reminder to the public of the extreme pressures faced by frontline workers during the pandemic…

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January 25, 2021

Shooting For FX Panel Discussion

We are delighted to host a virtual panel featuring world renowned DP’s and MPC leaders. Topic:
 In the old days, the key person in charge of executing a director’s look & feel on screen was the DP; more and more now, that role is shared with the head of the Visual Effects department. A strong partnership…

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January 22, 2021

INSIDE MPC | Meet Shiny Rajan

Meet the people behind our award-winning work across the globe. Up next is our talented CG Artist from the Bangalore studio, Shiny Rajan. Shiny began her career in CG in 2010, working as a 2D animator and animation trainer before joining MPC as a CG animator. At MPC Bangalore Shiny has worked on many character…

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January 04, 2021

Inside MPC, Meet Jack Enever

Welcome Jack Enever, who joins our London CG dream team today as a Generalist and Environment Specialist! Jack is a creative with a strong background in film and has worked on The Mandalorian at ILM where he specialised in full CG environments varying from snowy planets, volcanic planets and desert planets. Jack brings a fantastic…

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December 22, 2020

MIKROS MPC CELEBRATES 35 YEARS OF STORYTELLING

Since the inception of Mikros in 1985, the Paris studio has built its foundation upon the principle of creative collaboration and partnership. From day one, Mikros had an ambition to combine artistry and technology to evolve the creative industry and provide French artists a new means of expression. The experiment evolved rapidly into cutting-edge digital…

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December 20, 2020

AMD’s Under The Hood | Shots

Digitally taking apart a new Xbox Series X reveals its newest core processor in this highly realistic and beautifully stylized animated piece from MPC. Creative studio MPC truly had their hands on every part of this film, from graphics to grade.  Set to a softly crooning track of I’ve Got You (under my skin) the…

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December 18, 2020

MPC Wins at The Epica Awards

The winners of the Epica Awards have been announced, and we’re excited to see that EasyJet ‘Hide & Seek’ has been awarded Bronze in the Post Production & Visual Effects category, and Dick’s Sporting Goods ‘The New Kid’ Bronze in Animation. Created by VCCP and directed by Alaska, featuring VFX and color grade from MPC,…

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December 14, 2020

Moving Mountains: How 2020 Accelerated Virtual Production’s Challenge to the Green Screen

Experts from across the production industry explain to LBB’s Alex Reeves how the challenges of a pandemic helped the slow creep of filmmaking technology suddenly leap forward. It’s easy to tie yourself in knots trying to explain in layman’s terms what virtual production means. But this year producers have had plenty of practice at it….

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December 08, 2020

EA SPORTS Dramatically Takes Football to the Next Level for FIFA 21

EA SPORTS FIFA 21 and its next generation console features are showcased in a major new campaign created by adam&eveDDB, in a collaboration with the in-house cinematics team at EA SPORTS. At the heart of the campaign is a 90-second film which brings to life the visceral experience of FIFA 21 on next generation consoles,…

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December 02, 2020

MPC’s Directors Look to the Long-Term as Visual Effects Become Integral to Campaigns

The Rise in Virtual Production and CG Brand Assets Make Directors with Post-Production Knowledge in High Demand As the world is now fully operating in the remote working era, our team of directors at MPC have been busy creating a steady flow of content, with virtual production and fully CG films taking the place of…

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December 02, 2020

MPC’s Christmas Ads Unwrapped!

Christmas 2020 has officially started! Dig into MPC’s festive box of delightful Christmas ads, featuring work for Burberry, CHANEL, Apple, WWF, Just Eat, Dick’s Sporting Goods, O2, TK Maxx, Facebook, Heineken, Microsoft and Very.co.uk. Burberry ‘Festive’ Everyone is talking about Burberry’s all-singing all-dancing Christmas campaign set in London. The tightly choreographed film sees a group…

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December 02, 2020

MPC Receives 4 Nominations at the Epica Awards

The Epica Awards have announced their shortlist, and we’re delighted to see that MPC has been nominated four times in the Post Production & Visual Effects and Animation categories. In the Post Production & Visual Effects category, EasyJet ‘Hide & Seek’ and Postmates ‘When All You Can Pizza is Think About’ are nominated, and in…

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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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