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MPC Cuts Comp Jobs in Canada

MPC Cuts Comp Jobs in Canada It happened in London, and it’s about to happen again in Canada. We’ve heard reports that 90% of the compositing department for Montreal will be let go/have their contracts run out shrinking the Montreal

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VFX – Credit where Credit’s Due!

Give VFX professionals proper credit on the movies they help create

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MPC to offer absolute minimum redundancy payments?

  “Thank you to all our artists. The next round of applause is for you. You deserve it as much as we do” – Rob Legato, receiving the Visual Effects Oscar for The Jungle Book Statutory redundancy. Only statutory redundancy. Last

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London’s VFX Race To The Bottom

Mass redundancy at MPC following their triumphant Oscar and BAFTA wins for The Jungle Book.

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7 Day Weeks at it Again

  Another show down, and it’s the same old story. We have anonymously received copies of emails encouraging long hours, seven day weeks; and citing false deadlines from one of the BIG VFX Houses. Changing Deadlines: Artists were given a

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Pensions and VFX

  ht As a VFX worker, have you ever thought about what it will be like when you reach the age of 67? Will your pension be enough for you to live on? Will your health still allow you to work

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Fantastic Beasts but where to find Crew Credits?

  Fantastic Beasts but where to find Crew Credits? Once again many hard working vfx workers were unfortunately excluded from the latest VFX blockbuster hit “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.”  The film, in its third weekend, has dominated

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No Credit? Star Trek’s Beyond leaves two-thirds of VFX Artists off end Credits.

No Credit? Star Trek’s Beyond leaves two-thirds of VFX Artists off end Credits.  It’s official. Star Trek’s opening weekend Box Office pulled in around $182 million coinciding with the franchise’s 50th anniversary. One of the heaviest Visual Effects films of

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VFX News

this is it! THE  BIG VFX MEETING 7:00pm WEDNESDAY, 22ND JUNE REGENT HALL, 275 OXFORD STREET, LONDON, W1C 2DJ click here for more info   VFX Union members and non members alike are invited for an opportunity to hear about all

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VFX’s Annual General Meeting

The Most Important VFX Meeting of the Year! It’s your time to decide. Come to our Annual General Meeting next Wednesday and hear about what BREXIT could mean for VFX. Vote and decide on next year’s important issues and choose who

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