MPC Film has made four senior hires to its movie VFX team.
Khalid Almeerani and Carlos Cabellero have been appointed as MPC Film VFX Supervisors, along with VFX Producers Lisa Purisma and Florent Villegas.
Khalid Almeerani joins MPC Film as VFX Supervisor, bringing 10 years’ of experience in VFX. Most recently, he has been working as CG Supervisor on Infinite directed by Antoine Fuqua and the Netflix series Shadow and Bone. His other credits also include Environment Supervisor on Disney’s Call of the Wild and Universal’s Dolittle, he oversaw the epic environment builds for Godzilla King of the Monsters and crafted landscapes as an Environment Artist on both The Martian and Ghost in the Shell.
Carlos Cabellero has returned to MPC Film as VFX Supervisor, having recently worked as DFX Supervisor on Ghostbusters: Afterlife, Infinite and Bullet train. He originally joined MPC Film in 2009 as a Digital Compositor and Lead artist, working on features such as The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, X-Men: First Class and Skyfall. Cabellero’s credits also include working as a DFX Supervisor for Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, and he helped bring Disney’s lovable elephant Dumbo to a new audience for Tim Burton’s reimagination of the classic story.
Lisa Purisima has joined MPC Film as VFX Producer, known for The Morning Show, Big Little Lies, Barkskins, and Clouds. She has produced for major American, Canadian and French Quebec studios and broadcasters including HBO, Netflix, Disney, Fox, WB, CBS, Nat Geo, Discovery, A&E, Bravo, CBC, History, Canal D, Canal Vie.
Florent Villegas has been appointed MPC Film VFX Producer. Florent joined MPC Film back in 2016 as a VFX Production Coordinator. His career has seen him work on titles such as X-Men: Apocalypse, The Legend of Tarzan and Alien: Covenant.