LONDON – February 2nd, 2020 – Technicolor’s MPC has won the BAFTA for Special Visual Effects for 1917 at the EE British Academy Film Awards this evening.
Production VFX Supervisor Guillaume Rocheron accepted the BAFTA award on behalf of MPC Film’s talented team of VFX artists, production crew and software engineers based in Montreal, London, Los Angeles and Bangalore.
Working closely with Director Sam Mendes and Cinematographer Roger Deakins, MPC Film was proud to lead the visual-effects work with approximately 600 artists contributing to the film. The team’s work included digital environment extensions including No Man’s Land, the canal crossing, the burning village of Écoust and Schofield’s jump into the river as well as destruction, pyro and water effects.
Rocheron said on the night “I am delighted and honored to accept the BAFTA for Special Visual Effects on behalf of all of the talented artists at MPC Film. This is a tribute to the artistry and passion of the entire team. Bravo!”