New DNEG Studio In Sydney Lands ‘Mad Max’ Prequel ‘Furiosa’ VFX Work
London-based DNEG is launching a studio in Sydney, Australia and has confirmed it has taken on the visible results for George Miller’s Mad Max prequel function Furiosa. Positioned within the metropolis’s Tech Central district, it’s slated to open its doorways in early 2023 with a complete capability of 500. Academy Award winner Andrew Jackson is relocating from DNEG’s London workplace to his native Australia to run the operation as Artistic Director. An Oscar winner for Christopher Nolan’sTenet, he additionally acquired an Academy Award nomination for his work on Mad Max: Fury Street. Apart from performing as a full sevice VFX studio, DNEG Syndey will home a brand new studio for DNEG Animation, which was behind Child Cudi’s animated love story Entergalactic for Netflix.
Daisy Haggard And Paterson Joseph Set Sail For BBC And Freevee’s ‘Boat Story’
Daisy Haggard (Again to Life) and Paterson Joseph (Vigil) will entrance BBC and Amazon Freevee co-commission Boat Story, a six-part thriller from The Vacationer and Fleabag producer Two Brothers Photos, which is producing in affiliation with All3Media Worldwide. Boat story will debut on BBC One and iPlayer within the UK and Freevee within the U.S. The plot follows arduous up strangers Janet (Haggard) and Samuel (Joseph), who stumble throughout a cargo of cocaine on a shipwrecked boat and rapidly discover themselves entangled with the police, masked hitmen and a sharp-suited gangster often known as ‘The Tailor’ (Tcheky Karyo; Baptiste). Joanna Scanlan (After Love), Craig Fairbrass (One Piece) and Phil Daniels (Home of the Dragon) additionally star within the collection, which is about in opposition to the backdrop of the windswept Yorkshire shoreline.
Newen Studios’ Blue Spirit Rejigs As Armelle Glorennec Exits
Newen Studios-owned French producer Blue Spirit has appointed new Heads of Manufacturing as long-serving co-director Armelle Glorennec exits. Sylvie Mahé has joined as Producer and Deputy Managing Director, having beforehand been Common Supervisor and Director of Growth at Mondo TV France. She immediately replaces Glorennec, who has labored at The Mysterious Cities of Gold and Loopdidoo producer since 2005. Jacques Romeu has joined as a producer, having labored in animation for greater than 20 years. He’ll work alongside Creative Producer Caroline Oustlant. Rounding out the rejig, Justine Franke will take over manufacturing of function movies akin to Hélène Giraud and Thomas Szabo’s The Ballad of Yaya and Sara Winkler will work together with her.