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    The Moving Picture Company

    Founded Year: 1982
    MPC - Film Reel Autumn 2011
    MPC creates high-end digital visual effects and computer animation for the feature film, advertising, music and television industries. A wholly owned subsidiary of Technicolor, our bases in Soho London, Santa Monica LA and Vancouver Canada and are purpose-built facilities, each with a dedicated digital infrastructure designed and built for our future. Our studios are inspirational, spacious and welcoming, creating both an intimate yet professional environment.

    We take technology very seriously and continually invest to ensure we have the most appropriate tools for the job; however, our priority lies with our talented team of artists, producers and developers, our production services to our clients and the quality of our product.

    Specialties
    VFX, Post production, advertising, feature films, television

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    Charley Henley (2001 - 2012)
    Visual Effects Supervisor Compositing Supervisor Supervisor Digital Compositor
    Jason McDonald (2002 - 2012)
    Previsualization Supervisor Lead Cg Animator
    Anders Langlands (2004 - 2012)
    Cg Effects Supervisor Lead Lighting Supervisor Shader Artist Shader Writer
    Angela Barson (2001 - 2009)
    Digital Compositor Visual Effects Supervisor Sequence Supervisor Visual Effects Set Supervisor Compositing Supervisor Compositor Sequence Compositor
    Arundi Asregadoo (2004 - 2012)
    Visual Effects Supervisor Compositing Supervisor Visual Effects Artist Digital Compositor Senior Compositor Compositor
    Gary Brozenich (2004 - 2012)
    Visual Effects Supervisor Set Supervisor Cg Supervisor
    Guillaume Rocheron (2005 - 2013)
    Visual Effects Supervisor Computer Graphics Supervisor Cg Effects Artist Lead Lighting Technical Director Animator
    Nicolas Aithadi (2004 - 2012)
    Visual Effects Supervisor Supervisor Cg Supervisor Sequence Supervisor
    Richard Stammers (2001 - 2009)
    Visual Effects Supervisor Set Supervisor Compositor Additional Visual Effects Supervisor Digital Artist Digital Compositor
    Adam Valdez (2008 - 2014)
    Visual Effects Supervisor Animation Supervisor
    Matt Middleton (2006 - 2012)
    Cg Supervisor Sequence Lead Digital Artist Computer Graphics Artist
    Stuart Lashley (2004 - 2010)
    Lead Compositor 2d Supervisor Sequence Lead Compositor Digital Compositor
    Chas Jarrett (2001 - 2006)
    Visual Effects Supervisor Cg Supervisor Cgi Animation Supervisor
    Ben Shepherd (2001 - 2005)
    Visual Effects Supervisor Cg Animator
    Kevin T. Hahn (2008 - 2012)
    Cg Supervisor
    Ollie Rankin (2004 - 2008)
    Visual Effects Animator Crowd Simulation Research And Development Lighting Artist Crowd Simulation Technical Director
    Erik Nordby (2010 - 2013)
    Visual Effects Supervisor Digital Effects Supervisor
    Olivier Pron (2007 - 2010)
    Concept Artist Digital Matte Painter Lead Digital Environment Artist Head Of Matte Painting Lead Matte Painter Senior Matte Painter
    Robin Hollander (2004 - 2007)
    Digital Compositor Digital Artist Compositor Roto/prep Artist
    Rudi Holzapfel (2002 - 2005)
    Visual Effects Supervisor Compositing Supervisor Lead Compositor
    Tim Ledbury (2004 - 2007)
    Modeling Lead Previs Animator Lead Cg Modeller Texture Artist
    Mathilde Tollec (2010 - 2012)
    Lighting Technical Director Digital Artist
    Alessandro Cioffi (2004 - 2005)
    Compositor Digital Compositor
    Christian Irles (2006 - 2007)
    Digital Compositor
    Henrik Karlsson (2012 - 2013)
    Senior Grooming Technical Director Technical Director
    James Etherington (2006 - 2007)
    Digital Compositor
    Shawn Walsh (2004 - 2005)
    Digital Compositor Color And Lighting Technical Director
    Adam Gascoyne (2006)
    Compositing Supervisor
    Adrian De Wet (2006)
    Compositing Supervisor
    Alessandro Nardini (2006)
    Digital Effects Artist
    Alvise Avati (2012)
    Animator
    Blake Sweeney (2004)
    Crowd Simulation Technical Director
    Chris Watts (2004)
    Compositor
    Doug Oddy (2011)
    Greg Butler (2011)
    Visual Effects Supervisor
    Hasraf Dulull (2008)
    Roto/prep Artist Roto Artist
    J. Todd Constantine (2008)
    Animator
    Johan Vikstrom (2011)
    Digital Compositor
    Mark Richardson (2011)
    Compositing Supervisor
    Martin Chamney (2004)
    Sequence Supervisor
    Pablo Giménez (2009)
    Technical Director
    Sebastien Corne (2010)
    Environment Technical Director Digital Matter Painter Digital Matte Painter
    Seth Maury (2011)
    Visual Effects Supervisor
    Sirius Buisson (2012)
    Lighting Technical Director
    Popular Software: nuke Popular Tasks: motion capture cg buildings matte paintings warhoon sequence set extension digital film mastering

    Movies

    Maleficent (2014) 47 Ronin (2012) The Seventh Son (2013) The Lone Ranger (2013) World War Z (2013) Man of Steel (2013) Jack the Giant Killer (2013) Life of Pi (2012) Skyfall (2012) Total Recall (2012) Prometheus (2012) Dark Shadows (2012) Wrath of the Titans (2012) John Carter (2012) Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2011) Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011) The Big Year (2011) Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011) Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011) Green Lantern (2011) X-Men: First Class (2011) Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011) Fast Five (2011) Source Code (2011) Sucker Punch (2011) The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010) Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010) Aftershock (2010) Shanghai (2010) The A-Team (2010) Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010) Robin Hood (2010) Clash of the Titans (2010) The Wolfman (2010) Surrogates (2009) G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009) Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009) Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (2009) Angels & Demons (2009) Watchmen (2009) Quantum of Solace (2008) The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008) 10,000 BC (2008) The Other Boleyn Girl (2008) Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007) Sunshine (2007) Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007) Casino Royale (2006) X-Men: The Last Stand (2006) The Da Vinci Code (2006) Poseidon (2006) Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005) Batman Begins (2005) Kingdom of Heaven (2005) Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) Troy (2004) Die Another Day (2002) Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002) Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)

    News

    Total Recall and MPC
    September 25th, 2012
    Visual Effects Supervisor Charley Henley talks about the work MPC did on Total Recall.
    John Carter - MPC VFX Breakdown
    September 4th, 2012
    Here is the breakdown video done my MPC for their work on John Carter.
    Journey 2: The Mysterious Island - MPC VFX Breakdown
    September 3rd, 2012
    In this video you can see how MPC did the giant lizard for They Mysterious Island.
    Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows - MPC VFX Breakdown
    September 3rd, 2012
    This breakdown video shows the environment work and vfx MPC did for A Game of Shadows.
    Video interview of Kevin T. Hahn, CG Supervisor at MPC
    August 28th, 2012
    Another video interview from The Art of VFX, this time with CG Supervisor Kevin T. Hahn.
    Ash Thorp talks Total Recall
    August 20th, 2012
    Creative Director Ash Thorp talks about his work on Total Recall.
    MPC and Prometheus
    July 17th, 2012
    Visual Effects Supervisor Charley Henley talks about the work MPC did for Prometheus.
    Man of Steel - First Poster
    July 15th, 2012
    Here is the brand new poster from Zack Snyder's Man of Steel.
    Cinefex #130 is out!
    July 11th, 2012
    This issue covers The Avengers, Prometheus, Battleship and Snow White and the Huntsman.
    Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time - MPC VFX Breadkwond Video
    July 6th, 2012
    A close look into the work MPC did for Prince of Persia.
    Prometheus - MPC Crash Sequence
    July 5th, 2012
    Breakdown video of the Crash Sequence MPC did for Prometheus.
    On Stranger Tides - MPC VFX Technical Breakdown
    July 1st, 2012
    In this video you can see the detailed work done by MPC on Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.
    Harry Potter 7 Part 2 - MPC VFX Technical Breakdown
    June 28th, 2012
    In this video you can see the amazing work MPC did forHP7 part 2.
    Dark Shadows - Production Focus 2
    June 22nd, 2012
    Second part of the CGS article, this time with the visual effects of MPC.
    Prometheus: rebuilding hallowed vfx space
    June 20th, 2012
    A very in-depth article about the visual effects on Prometheus by all major vendors.
    fxguidetv #149: Prometheus visual breakdown
    June 15th, 2012
    In this episode you can see some visual effects breakdowns of the spacecrafts, holograms, star map room and the Engineers.
    Prometheus - Production Focus
    June 14th, 2012
    A CGS article about the work done by several studios on Prometheus.
    Prometheus: Bringing Alien into the 21st Century
    June 13th, 2012
    Weta and Rising Sun Pictures help Ridley Scott on his sci-fi return.
    Dark Shadows and MPC
    May 30th, 2012
    Visual Effects Supervisor Arundi Asregadoo talks about the VFX MPC did for Dark Shadows.
    MPC Takes a Bite Out of Dark Shadows
    May 22nd, 2012
    Visual Effects Supervisors Arundi Asregadoo and Erik Nordby talks about the VFX MPC did on Dark Shadows.
    Dark Shadows: retro old school VFX with a modern twist
    May 18th, 2012
    An fxguide article about the visual effects on Dark Shadows.
    Prometheus - International Poster
    May 17th, 2012
    Check out this amazing poster!
    Skyfall - Poster
    May 17th, 2012
    Checkout the new poster for the upcoming James Bond movie Skyfall.
    Johan Vikstrom - Reel 2012
    May 14th, 2012
    Take a look at Johan Vikstrom's work on 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2' as a compositor and from other projects.
    The Foundry - Showreel 2012
    May 9th, 2012
    A must see!
    CGSociety - Wrath of the Titans
    May 1st, 2012
    MPC talks about the team delivering 280 shots for the Wrath of the Titans movie.
    Life of Pi - First Photo
    April 25th, 2012
    20th Century Fox has released the first photo from Life of Pi, scheduled for release December 21
    MPC and Wrath of the Titans
    April 23rd, 2012
    Gary Brozenich talks about the visual effects MPC did for Wrath of the Titans.
    The making of the VFX of Wrath of the Titans
    April 14th, 2012
    To uncover the secrets of its monstrously complex effects, CG Channel embarked on a virtual tour of London’s VFX houses.
    Cinefex #129 is out!
    March 27th, 2012
    it covers John Carter, Red Tails, Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol and The Adventures of Tintin.
    Dark Shadows - Trailer
    March 16th, 2012
    A gothic-horror tale centering on the life of vampire Barnabas Collins and his run-ins with various monsters, witches, werewolves and ghosts.
    MPC and John Carter
    March 15th, 2012
    Adam Valdez talks about the work The Moving Picture Company did on John Carter.
    A world away: John Carter
    March 12th, 2012
    Another article about the visual effects on John Carter, this time comes from fxguide.
    The Lone Ranger - First Image
    March 12th, 2012
    Take a look at Johnny Depp as Tonto, The Lone Ranger sidekick.
    John Carter - CGSociety Production Focus
    March 12th, 2012
    An article about the visual effects on John Carter.
    Journey 2: small is large & large is small
    February 24th, 2012
    A very in-depth article about the visual effects on Journey 2: The Mysterious Island with lots of videos.
    Wrath of the Titans - Trailer 2
    February 23rd, 2012
    If you want Action and Mythological Monsters, this is your movie.
    Journey 2 Gets More Immersive in 3-D
    February 14th, 2012
    VFX supervisor Boyd Shermis takes us to Mysterious Island for the sequel to Journey to the Center of the Earth.
    fxguidetv #134: 10th Annual VES Awards
    February 10th, 2012
    A report from the 10th Annual VES Awards hosted by Patton Oswalt. Plus, Rob Legato, Stan Lee and Douglas Trumbull.
    The Moving Picture Company and A Game of Shadows
    January 31st, 2012
    Visual Effects Supervisor Seth Maury talks about the visual effects on Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows.
    A Game of Shadows: more to the mystery
    January 28th, 2012
    An fxguide article about the visual effects on Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows.
    The Foundry Commercial Showreel 2011/12
    January 17th, 2012
    The Foundry has put together an impressive reel with footage from different tv spots.
    New image from Dark Shadows
    January 13th, 2012
    Take a look at Johnny Depp and Michelle Pfeiffer in the Tim Burton upcoming movie Dark Shadows.
    2011's Best VFX TV Spots
    January 8th, 2012
    A great selection of tv spots by fxguide.
    Upping the Victorian Ante in Game of Shadows
    December 21st, 2011
    Chas Jarrett divulges the latest VFX secrets behind the Guy Ritchie's Sherlock Holmes sequel.
    Art of Destruction (or Art of Blowing Crap Up)
    December 18th, 2011
    A very in-depth article about the art of destruction in visual effects by Mike Seymour.
    Jack the Giant Killer - Teaser Trailer
    December 16th, 2011
    Live-action modern retelling of the classic fairy tale in which a young farmer leads leads an expedition into a realm inhabited by giants in a quest to rescue a kidnapped princess.
    Mark Gethin Promoted to US Creative Director of Color Grading at MPC
    November 28th, 2011
    MPC is pleased to announce the promotion of senior colorist Mark Gethin to US Creative Director of Color Grading.
    Prometheus - New Official Image
    November 23rd, 2011
    New Ridley Scott film Prometheus is rumored to be a prequel to Alien.
    Journey 2: The Mysterious Island - Trailer
    November 10th, 2011
    Sean Anderson partners with his mom's boyfriend on a mission to find his grandfather, who is allegedly missing on a mythical island.
    X-Men: First Class - MPC Breakdown Video
    November 3rd, 2011
    MPC is sharing some impressive breakdown shots from X-Men: First Class.
    MPC - Film Reel Autumn 2011
    October 12th, 2011
    Updated with all the summer blockbuster's movies.
    Channel 4, Street Summer - VFX Breakdown
    September 30th, 2011
    This spot simulates the google map with street view, MPC shares how they made the effects.
    The Rise of the Previs of Planet of the Apes
    September 20th, 2011
    fxguide brings this interesting article about the Previs on the Planet of the Apes.
    The Foundry - Showreel 2011
    August 22nd, 2011
    The clips are amazing!
    A Potter Finale Fit for a Wizard
    July 31st, 2011
    Tim Burke talks with AWN about Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2.
    Evian Skating Babies - Making Of
    July 22nd, 2011
    MPC show us how they made the famous 'Evian Skating Babies' tv spot.
    The Foundry releases NUKE 6.3
    July 18th, 2011
    This new release includes 3D Particles and Planar Tracker.
    John Carter - First Trailer
    July 14th, 2011
    Adventure epic, adapted from the Edgar Rice Burroughs science fiction fantasy novel series and directed by Andrew Stanton.
    Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows - Trailer
    July 13th, 2011
    Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson combine wits to outmanuever their fiercest adversary, Professor Moriarty
    The evolution of MPC
    July 13th, 2011
    Moving with the times, Head of Pipeline Hannes Ricklefs tells CGSociety how MPC wrangles all the data.
    Nicolas Aithadi, from MPC, talks about X-Men: Fist Class
    July 12th, 2011
    The Moving Picture Company was in charge of the Breast transformation.
    Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader VFX Breakdown
    June 22nd, 2011
    MPC is showing how they did their VFX in Narnia 3.
    John Carter - Poster
    June 22nd, 2011
    John Carter is been directed by Pixar director Andrew Stanton.
    Making mutants for X-Men: First Class
    June 16th, 2011
    In this amazing article fxguide covers the work made by all major vendors.
    Stephane Ceretti talks about his work in X-Men: First Class
    June 15th, 2011
    Stephane Ceretti was Production VFX Supervisor so he had to work with several vendors like Cinesite and MPC.
    The Visual Effects of MPC on Stranger Tides
    June 13th, 2011
    Interesting interview about the work done by Anders Langlands, CG Supervisor of MPC, on Stranger Tide.
    MPC's Advertising Reel
    June 8th, 2011
    The Moving Picture Company's latest Reel
    MPC Opens New York Studio
    May 25th, 2011
    MPC will be opening the doors of its new creative studio in New York with a complete range of integrated services.
    X-Men: First Class - Theatrical Trailer
    April 28th, 2011
    More of the plot is reveal in this trailer.
    Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes - Featurette
    April 27th, 2011
    Take a look at the Featurette and some cool concept art images.
    Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes - Teaser Trailer
    April 14th, 2011
    Weta Digital is behind the visual effects of this movie, looks amazing!
    De-compiling the VFX of Source Code
    April 7th, 2011
    Ian Failes from fxguide made an interesting article about the movie Source Code.
    MPC - Film Reel 2011
    April 7th, 2011
    Take a look at The Movie Picture Company latest Film Reel.
    Stitching Together Sucker Punch
    March 31st, 2011
    John DJ DesJardin talks about the secret behind Zack Snyder's latest mind-bender
    Cinefex #125 is out!
    March 23rd, 2011
    It covers Battle: Los Angeles, Rango, Black Swan and Sucker Punch
    Sucker Punch - Trailer 3
    February 23rd, 2011
    New trailer full of action
    KATANA White Paper
    February 21st, 2011
    Learn all you need to know about KATANA inside these documents.
    Sucker Punch - TV Spot #1 and #2
    February 14th, 2011
    Mark your calendar to March 25th!
    X-Men: First Class
    February 10th, 2011
    Sequel to the popular franchise traces the early years of archenemies Professor X and Magneto as they discover their powers for the first time
    Sucker Punch - Featurette
    February 3rd, 2011
    Take a look at the new work from Zack Snyder
    MPC and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1
    February 3rd, 2011
    MPC's VFX Supervisor Nicolas Aithadi on his Oscar & BAFTA Nomination
    Sucker Punch - Trailer
    February 3rd, 2011
    A young girl, committed to an insane asylum by her wicked stepfather, retreats to an alternate reality where she plans her escape.
    Spots vs Stripes Cadbury - Making Of
    February 2nd, 2011
    A behind the scenes of the winner as outstanding animated commercial last night at the VES Awards.
    VFX Oscar Bakeoff 2011: Staying Alive
    January 23rd, 2011
    AWN take a look at this year's VFX Oscar contenders.
    The VFXs of ''Batman Begins'' by MPC
    June 19th, 2005
    MPC delivers Bruce Wayne's Childhood Nemesis for Warner Bros Pictures' Batman Begins.