Absolute has appointed lead compositor Gustavo ‘Gus’ Ribeiro, who joins following roles at Untold, The Mill and Framestore.

Gus’ new position will involve integrating elements for Absolute’s varied client base and mentoring junior artists.

Brazilian-born, Gus’ has collaborated with directors such as Dougal Wilson, Sam Pilling and Chris Balmond on projects including John Lewis’ Excitable Edgar and Amazon’s An Unlikely Friendship. In TV, Netflix’s The Crown which picked up a VES Gold Stick for VFX. Meanwhile, film credits include Paddington 2, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald and Avengers: Infinity War.

Gus said: “Having freelanced at Absolute previously, it was clear that this was an environment I could easily make a permanent home. Not only do the team produce exceptional visual effects, but the work/life balance is hard to nail in this industry and Absolute’s camaraderie both in and out of the office is evident.”


Pippa Considine

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