Lola Post Production has added DNEG vfx Supervisors Richard Reed and Ross Wilkinson to its Soho facility.

At DNEG, Reed was VFX Supervisor on Sky Atlantic’s Riviera and most recently, two upcoming episodes of Black Mirror for Netflix. He has worked as on-set Supervisor, Sequence Supervisor and Lead Compositor on movies including Pan’s Labyrinth, The Dark Knight series, Inception, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, and Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation.

Having started his career as a compositor, Reed made the move to VFX Supervisor to work with BBC Films on Denial for which DNEG was sole VFX partner.  Since then he has supervised VFX on a number of other shows, including Stanley Tucci’s Final Portrait and Clint Eastwood’s The 15:17 to Paris.

Ross Wilkinson has worked movies including Inception, The Hunger Games, Avengers: Infinity War, and more recently Mission Impossible: Fallout.  He made the move into CG supervision to work as part of DNEG TVs growing team and since joining the department, has supervised CG on a number of shows including Netflix’s Black Mirror: Season 5, BBC’s Les Miserables, and season 2 of Riviera for Sky Atlantic.

Lola’s Creative Director Rob Harvey, said: “Richard and Ross have worked together for some time so have a ready-made creative understanding. They are both capable on-set Supervisors and have experience of running large teams at DNEG. I’m really looking forward to working with them both, they have an infectious enthusiasm and some great ideas”.

Lola recently won a Bafta Craft Award for its work on Troy: Fall of a City. The company has just completed vfx on a new landmark BBC series The Planets fronted by Professor Brian Cox and is currently finishing up season 2 of Sky Atlantic’s Britannia as principle vendor, before commencing work on Giri/ Haji for BBC/Netflix and Armando Iannucci’s Avenue 5 for HBO.

Staff Reporter

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