We talked to LBB about breaking education stigmas and the business and career implications of using apprentices.
Earlier this year, managing director at Moving Picture Company London and Amsterdam, Jonathan Davies, made the bold decision to change the way one of London’s oldest VFX and production companies nurtures new talent – he got rid of the runner scheme. To many in our industry, running has been the go to entry point for production and post production careers for decades but with the UK’s education system undergoing huge changes, with thousands of over-qualified and under-experienced graduates pouring out from university, is it time to revisit the age-old system? MPC London certainly thinks so.
LBB’s Sunna Naseer sits down with Jonathan Davies, London Head of HR Ryan Harding and Junior 2D Apprentice Emma Tyler, to find out what makes this new system tick at MPC London.
Read the article here.