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Posted Jun 25

MPC Episodic expands team with 7 key hires and new projects

by The Focus
MPC Episodic expands team with 7 key hires and new projects by The Focus

MPC Episodic has announced that it has grown its senior team with seven key hires. Christopher Gray joins the studio leadership team from Framestore as Executive Producer, VFX supervisors David Sewell and Michael Bell, CG supervisors Steven Godfrey and VFX producer Patrick Dean, all join from Double Negative. Credits include The Witcher, Black Mirror, Chernobyl, The Boys and the Watchmen series. 

MPC Episodic Managing Director, Tom Williams said “I’m delighted that this talented group have decided to make MPC Episodic their home. We are building a fantastic team and have some truly exciting shows in the making.”

Since its launch in January 2020, MPC Episodic has been working on a number of series for clients including Disney+, BBC Studios and Apple TV+ and can now confirm that it will be partnering with Sky Studios and HBO to create the visual effects for the forthcoming mini-series The Third Day, which stars Jude Law and Naomie Harris.

In addition, June 2020 will see the expansion of MPC Episodic with the official launch of its Berlin arm. The operation will be led by Head of Studio, Thomas Knop, who brings with him over 20 years of experience in the industry. Thomas’ recent credits including Captain Marvel, Brightburn and The Kangaroo Chronicles and he is Chair of VES Germany. Franzisca Puppe joins from Trixter, as Executive Producer and is member of the Germany Film Academy. Franzisca has over 15 years of production experience on major features such as Black Widow and The Amazing Spider-Man and series including Game of Thrones and Lost in Space.

- thefocus.com

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