Virtual landscape: The Lion King

January 18th, 2021

In an awards season retrospective, we hear from Audrey Ferrara about The Lion King’s ground-breaking VFX work

Virtual takeover

July 12th, 2019

Virtual Production wants to use your cinematography skills in its virtual world. but how do you get involved in its inevitable success?

Filming in Ryme City

June 26th, 2019

Why does conventional wisdom demand that a film with digital characters has to be captured digitally? Pokémon Detective Pikachu blows that theory out of...


April 10th, 2019

Overall VFX Supervisor Richard Stammers and MPC VFX Supervisor Patrick Ledda oversaw MPC’s teams, made up of more than 1200 artists...

Jungle Capture

June 15th, 2016

Above: The ARRI Alexa Studio camera follows Mowgli on-set. Simulcam gives the live production crew an idea of where the CG is and the...

Get Your Story Seen With Invisible VFX

February 9th, 2016

Did you notice the CG butterfly, the CG mines and the ships, in the BBC's 'Poldark'?

‘SPECTRE’ VFX Breakdown from MPC

January 19th, 2016

For SPECTRE, the 24th James Bond adventure, MPC completed around 300 VFX shots. Led by MPC VFX Supervisor Mark Curtis and Producer Laura Schultz...

MPC lead the visual effects of The Martian

October 12th, 2015

Led by Production VFX Supervisor Richard Stammers, and MPC VFX Supervisors Anders Langlands and Tim Ledbury, the Moving Picture Company were lead visual effects...

Previs On ‘Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes’

July 22nd, 2014

The remit of the MPC crew included lens choices, shot framing and depth of field.Ignoring...


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