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Monthly rewind: 18 award nominations, GAFX Conference, CES and more.

January 30, 2024

The beginning of 2024 has begun with a flurry of awards for Technicolor Creative Studios! Spanning across the different industries, Film & Episodic, Advertising and Animation, we’ve delivered on all. Keep scrolling for a full recap of all things awards 🏆

That’s not all! Technicolor India has been heavily involved in Bengaluru GAFX Conference 2024, where we took centre stage, bringing decades of expertise in visual effects and animation to the audience through masterclasses, engaging panel discussions and more! Speakers from our studios dove into the realms of VFX, Animation, Gaming, and AI, sharing unparalleled insights into the cutting-edge technologies that shape the future of visual storytelling. Read more about our time at Asia’s largest gathering of innovators, creators, and visionaries!

Take a look at what else our studios have been up to this month👇 


With the Academy Awards, VES and many more awards taking place this month, MPC is not short of nominations. Check out which award nominations MPC has been awarded so far:

Academy Awards

⭐Nomination for Napoleon – Best VFX


⭐ Nomination for Napoleon – Special Visual Effects

MPC was the lead VFX studio for Director Ridley Scott’s latest tour de force. Check out our VFX Breakdown

VES Awards
⭐ Nomination for Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves – Outstanding Visual Effects In A Photoreal Feature

⭐ Nomination for Napoleon – Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects In A Photoreal Feature.

⭐ Nomination for The Nun II – Outstanding Effects Simulations In A Photoreal Feature

Académie des César

⭐ Nomination for La Montagne and Le Règne Animal – Best Visual Effects

To be recognized across so many different projects is a testament to the passion and talent of MPC’s artists, production, technology, and support teams. A huge congratulations to all those involved and we look forward to the reveal of the winners!

In other project news, check out our Animalia VFX breakdown. Led by Arnaud Fouquet, over 88 shots were produced by the MPC Paris team.

Animalia VFX Breakdown

The full-length trailer for Spaceman has just been released! Directed by Johan Renck and based on the novel Spaceman of Bohemia, the film is coming to Netflix on March 1.

Spaceman Official Trailer

Check out more news from MPC here.

The Mill

Best of luck to The Mill, who are also nominated for a series of awards. Check them out:

Genie Awards

⭐ x3 nominations for Jean Paul Gaultier ‘Divine’ across the categories: Best FX in a commercial, Best VFX Environment, Best VFX Simulation

Jean Paul Gaultier ‘Divine’

VES Awards

⭐ Nomination for Starfield ‘Wild Imagination’ and Smirnoff ‘We Do Atomic’ –  Outstanding Compositing & Lighting in a Commercial

⭐ Nomination for Jean Paul GAULTIER ‘Divine’ – Outstanding Visual Effects in a Commercial

⭐ Nomination for The Marvels ‘Goose the Flerken’ – Outstanding Visual Effects in a Special Venue Project

Emmy Awards

⭐ Nomination for Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities – Outstanding Main Title Design

A heartfelt congratulations to our incredible teams involved in these amazing projects; we are thrilled to see The Mill’s extraordinary craft recognized across multiple projects and awards.

It doesn’t end here! The Mill team joined forces with Technicolor Creative Studios in an epic digital event following a week rich in consumer tech innovations at CES. Our expert panel, Barry Greaves – Executive Creative Director The Mill Shanghai, and Alex Buxton, Business Development Director The Mill, discussed the impact and future of 3D interactive billboards with specific insight into London and Shanghai projects in Beyond CES – The Next Frontier In Advertising with The Mill’s 3D Billboards.

Keep your eyes peeled for a second session where we will jet off to The Mill New York & Los Angeles for more groundbreaking insights. In the meanwhile, you can catch up on Part 1 below:

Beyond CES – The Next Frontier In Advertising with The Mill’s 3D Billboards.

Check out the latest project releases from The Mill here.

Mikros Animation

With 550 team members across Montreal and Paris, and a combination of CG graphics and animation, the Mikros Animation team brought to life the reboot of the infamous turtle brothers. Enjoy our Breakdown Reel of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem, as we explore more on how the filmmakers wanted to focus on the teenage aspect of the characters, in both the story and artistic style, which heavily relied on 2D elements and CG.

The incredible work on TMNT has recently been rewarded with four VES Award nominations! Watch this space for the winner announcement on February 21st 🏆

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem Breakdown Reel

Watch this space for the release of two new exciting (and really adorable) projects from Mikros Animation. The Tiger’s Apprentice and Orion and The Dark are launching Friday 2nd February, whilst Thelma The Unicorn will be hitting our screens on May 17th. In the run-up to the releases, check out our Tiger Talks series, where we uncover the ins and outs of The Tiger’s Apprentice with Mikros Animation talent: Sabine Heller – Global Head of Characters & Environment, Olivier Mitonneau – Environment Supervisor, Bruno Roberto – Lighting Supervisor, Guillem Ramisa de Soto – Compositing Supervisor and Alexandra Diaz de Cerio – Lighting Supervisor.

Check out more news from the Mikros Animation team here.

Technicolor Games

The new year symbolises new beginnings for many, including Kasim Rehman, who joins Technicolor Games as Business Development Manager. With his 15 years experience in the Gaming industry, Kasim joins at an incredibly exciting time for the company. With two titles (EA Sports FC 24 and Hogwarts Legacy) named UK best-selling games of 2023 and its continued global reach expansion, we are thrilled to have Kasim join the team – welcome!

Check out more news about Technicolor Games.

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