Glasgow-based Axis has appointed Jon Neill as its new head of lighting, rendering and compositing (LRC).
He joins Axis with over 10 years’ in the industry and has held senior roles at MPC and Cinesite, working on projects including The Jungle Book, Skyfall and Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.
His role at Axis will see him oversee the LRC team at both at department and project level, providing technical and artistic leadership across multiple projects and managing the day to day production needs.
"Jon’s combined industry experience, technical ability and trained eye is a great addition to the team as we grow from strength to strength. His supervisory skills coupled with knowledge in a diverse range of execution techniques is another step forward in raising the bar in both our short and long form projects.” said Graham McKenna Co-founder and Head of 3D at Axis Animation.
Neill said: "It’s great to have the opportunity to be working and living back in my home country. Working at Axis Animation is very exciting as it will allow me to be part of an expanding company that is exploring existing and new formats involving CGI."
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