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April Rewind | BAFTA television award, new releases, teasers and events

April 28, 2023

It’s been an exciting month full of new releases, awards, events, and teasers. From being shortlisted at The Shark Awards for M.I.A’s “Popular” music video in the “best international music video” category, to a BAFTA award win in the Special, Visual & Graphic Effects category, as well as several new teaser trailers from Crater, to Transformers: Rise of the Beasts. Here’s what April looked like for our studios.


Kicking off with a major achievement for MPC as they’re awarded a BAFTA for HBO’s House of the Dragon. An incredibly proud moment for all artists, production crew and support teams around the world recognized in the Best Special Visual & Graphic Effects category.

There’s an array of new trailer releases for MPC projects to look forward to, from Crater, The Last Voyage of the Demeter, and Transformers: Rise of the Beasts. As well as a first look into some exciting projects in production Prehistoric Planet 2, Kraven the Hunter and Napoleon.

It’s confirmed that our MPC Paris team will attend the 2023 Cannes Film Festival with three films in the Official Competition and Un Certain Regard selection. Le Règne Animal, La Passion de Dodin Bouffant and l’Anatomie d’une Chute.

The Mill

This month The Mill was recognized for their creative work as Singer M.I.A’ s ‘Popular’ music video was shortlisted at the Kinsale Shark Award. This project combined artificial intelligence, DeepFake, motion, shoot, 3D, and more to create singer M.I.A and director Arnaud Bresson vision.

Several new ads were released, from Tag Heuer’s 60th anniversary film ‘Carrera, to the beloved Bubl making unexpected appearances in O2’s ‘Switch Up campaign, and Apple’s latest Apple Watch campaign crafted by our Shanghai studio.

Watch some exciting new behind the scenes content from The Mill. Our Paris studio gives you a peek into Mugler’s ‘Angel Elixir and our Shanghai studio takes us through some VFX BTS for Nike’s ‘Never Done Dreaming Big’ CNY spot.

Mikros Animation

You can discover more about the characters of Coop Troop as Mikros Animation uncovers more about the five unlikely heroes.

This month, Netflix shares some first-look visuals of Thelma the Unicorn, a small-time pony who dreams of becoming a glamorous music star. There are also some new projects you can now watch, including Rugrats, and season six of The Croods: Family Tree.

We’re thrilled to confirm that Mikros Animation will be attending Annecy Festival for the 11th year running with Ozi, Voice of the Forest announced as the official selection.

Technicolor Games

Get to know our incredible talent at Technicolor Games with a selection of spotlight interviews with Senior Supervisor Guruprasad Kochukrishnan, Senior Animator Rupesh Majumder, and more!

Our Business Development Directors, Vik Long and Justin Phass attended the week-long Games Developers Conference in San Francisco.

Explore our studios and capabilities to find out more about what we do. For the chance the work on award-winning projects, check out our Jobs at Technicolor Creative Studios.


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