Mark Benson, the Global MD of MPC is coming to BFX Core as the Key Note speaker
Mark Benson is the Global MD of MPC, an award-winning VFX studio who craft spectacular visual experiences for the advertising, film and entertainment industries. Mark¹s experience and passion for VFX have been at the heart of MPC¹s growth, leading the studio to become a world-leader with offices in eight locations. MPC’s diverse and hugely creative portfolio is testament to Mark’s commitment to talent, creativity and technology.
BFX Core takes place on from Tuesday 29 September and is a unique four day programme aimed at students, professionals and hobbyists, consisting of screenings, presentations, workshops and a careers hub.
The MPC Advertising team work on high profile global TV and integrated campaigns for brands such as Samsung, Heineken, PlayStation, Ikea, Three Mobile and Channel 4.
Bespoke creative production service MPC Creative develops experiential experiences, digital and online content for brands including British Airways, Ralph Lauren, Mclaren and adidas. The team has also worked on Virtual Reality jobs with Clients such as Vrse.works and Stopp.
MPC’s recent international feature film VFX work includes ‘Terminator; Genisys,’ ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’, ‘Godzilla’ and ‘Pan.’ ‘MPC Film works with an array of the world’s greatest creative talent, a fast moving pipeline and a culture of agile technical innovation that is shared across the company. MPC has won two BAFTAs for Special Visual Effects; four Academy Award nominations for Visual Effects, and in 2013 MPC Film was honoured with an Academy Award for their work on Ang Lee’s ‘Life of Pi’
MPC is a creative studio that crafts spectacular visual experiences in any space, on any screen. Global leaders in VFX for over 25 years with industry-leading facilities in London, Vancouver, Los Angeles, New York, Bangalore, Montreal, Amsterdam, Mexico City, Shanghai and Paris.
Renowned for adding visual wonder and creative expertise to the advertising, film and entertainment industries MPC has a strong technology/R&D focus. Today there are 15 feature productions on the slate including; Walt Disney’s ‘The Jungle Book,’ ‘Batman Vs Superman’ and ‘The Martian’. Recently completed projects include ’Terminator Genisys,’ ’Godzilla,’ ‘Life of Pi,’ and ‘Guardians of the Galaxy.’ The Advertising team work on global VFX heavy TV ads and integrated creative campaigns for brands such as Samsung, Coca-Cola, Nike, Sony, Intel and Dell.
The broad range of skill-sets provide a multitude of creative solutions, including concept design, pre-vis, shoot supervision, 2D compositing, 3D/CG effects, animation, motion design, software development, digital & experiential production, color grading for advertising and any combination of these services.
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