The week we’re full of secrets (21.02.20)

The Secret Garden

How does our garden grow? Movie bible Empire takes a look at the adaptation of classic kids’ novel The Secret Garden, which features our marvellous VFX work. Read more here


Hunters

Hunters hits Amazon Prime UK today, starring Al Pacino and a kick-ass soundtrack. Congrats to our NY team for their hard work on the project!


Press

Rides

CG Supe, Rides, Amanda Johnstone-Batt (LDN) writes this article on the interactive world of rides for Interpark Magazine.

Mumbai

The studio buildout for Mumbai has officially started after a traditional Indian ‘pooja’ – a prayer ritual performed to host and honour a guest, or to spiritually celebrate an event.

What’s your daemon?

Screen Rant have taken a cue from His Dark Materials and paired characters from other popular franchise with their very own dæmons. See who they’ve suggested for your favourite Star WarsHarry Potter and Avengers icons.


What we’ve been up to

We had the pleasure of hosting world-class cinematographers James Friend, Gavin Finney, Phil Meheux, Ben Smithard, Kate Reid and Christopher Ross at our LDN office. They filmed the round table interview, talking about their careers in the field and gave advice to people looking to get into the industry. Thanks to our friends Cooke Optics & ImageNova for the opportunity (& Assistant Producer/ Head of Traffic, Danielle Nadal for hosting)

Entertainment Management Conference

Exec Producer, Natasha Francis (MTL) took part on a ‘Films Across Borders’ panel where she talked about the place that the Quebec and Canadian industries have on a global scale.

Move Summit

Art Department Producer, Anthony Eliot-Finch (LDN) was in Edinburgh this week to give advice to budding producers in a panel discussion alongside other industry experts.

Talk: Regulating Anxiety

This week the LDN office welcomed James Milford from Mindfulness in the Workplace, providing employees with a deeper understanding of anxiety, what the triggers are, and gave a wide range of tips and techniques for reducing anxiety.

There will be further well-being sessions hosted in March, so keep an eye out for HR’s announcement soon!


You’ve been [Framed]

This week, Head of Groom, Luc Girard (MTL) chats to us about his favourite otter meme, photorealistic bears and his aversion to sun. Read the full interview here


Mans got skills

This masterpiece is totally edible. Created by VFX Producer, TV Standish Millennas (LDN) for a co-worker’s leaving do.

The Adventures of Kyle

Head of Art Dept. Martin Macrae (LDN) created this genius card for Kyle McCulloch, who left last week. Who knew he’d look so good as Mary Poppins.


That’s all for this week, kids.