As January blues set in, let’s take a look at our most uplifting and brightening projects that have brought smiles to our faces from across our studios. From solving mysteries to colorful backgrounds using CG, to memorable character animation.
Discover the projects that bring us laughter and joy below.
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017)
When a group of teenagers are sucked into a magical video game, the only way they can escape is to work together to finish the game. Our MPC team’s work involved creating jungle animals, including jaguars, an elephant, black mambas and a swarm of insects and varmints; digital doubles for Spencer, Martha and Fridge and CG environments for the film’s thrilling finale.
Uncover more about the project here.
Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019)
Follow along as a boy comes across an intelligent talking Pikachu who seeks to be a detective. As lead VFX studio, our MPC Film team completed 860 shots for Detective Pikachu. This included a wide range of VFX work from character modelling and animation, to CG set extensions and full CG environments to complex FX simulations.
Discover more from our MPC team here.
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (2022)
When an evil Scientist (played by Jim Carrey) seeks to cause destruction, Sonic and friends must unite to put a stop to the madness. MPC’s main areas of work on this project revolved around Sonic himself, as well as the new characters Knuckles and Tails. The team also worked on a multitude of environments and explosive scenes, including a thrilling snowboard chase in the mountains of Siberia, mystical temple environments and a host of prop assets.
Meta ‘It’s Your World‘
The Mill team completed VFX and Color work on the ‘It’s Your World’ Meta Ad. With floating chess pieces and vibrant dragons, the campaign highlights how everyday is magical and advocated for doing ‘More together’.
DraftKings, ‘The Kevinverse’
Join Kevin Hart and the DraftKings Reign Makers fantasy team for a memorable laugh in the playful and strategy-themed DraftKings Ad. We completed VFX and Color work on the project, stepping into the ‘Kevinverse’ and bringing joy to audiences with the unforgettable giant floating head.
Explore more from The Mill here.
Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight, Season 2 (2023)
A Kung Fu trained Panda and his crew are back and ready to leave China in pursuit of villainous weasels and magical weapons. Season 2 of Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight picks up with new characters and adventures. Our Mikros Animation teams in Bangalore completed work on the laugh-out-loud-worthy project.
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run (2020)
When a determined SpongeBob’s beloved pet sea-snail goes missing, he teams up with his friends on an epic adventure to The Lost City of Atlantic City to bring the loyal snail home. Mikros Animation crafted this first feature animation in CG. “Every single frame of the film has been played with our artists. Every pose of every character was drawn by our artists inside Maya.” – Jacques Daigle, Animation Supervisor
Explore more projects from our studios here.