Exciting developments for DNEG 360 and Dimension

Four New Senior Team Members Join The Crew

Industry experts onboard to bolster the team!

Following the launch of DNEG 360, a new division created in partnership with Dimension Studio, we are pleased to share that the Dimension team is growing with the recent additions of George Murphy as Creative Director, Mark Bustard and Ben Lumsden as Executive Producers and Jo Fletcher Manawa as Head of Operations. As part of their new roles George, Mark, Ben and Jo will be contributing to DNEG 360’s virtual production capabilities and integrated offering across film and episodic projects and more.

Previously a VFX Supervisor for DNEG VFX, George Murphy brings over thirty years of expertise in visual storytelling to his new role as Creative Director. George is known for his work on the likes of Forrest Gump —  for which he won the Academy Award and a BAFTA for ‘Best Visual Effects’ — The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions, Murder on the Orient Express and Death on the Nile.

Executive Producer Mark Bustard brings with him over 20 years of experience in the live events industry. He most recently served as Managing Director of the nvisible Agency, working with promoter Harvey Goldsmith to provide white label project management and production services for global events including Live Nation, Glastonbury Festival, and Ultra Music Festivals Worldwide.

Ben Lumsden brings extensive knowledge of the virtual production landscape to his new role as Executive Producer. Having managed Andy Serkis’ The Imaginarium Studios, for many years, his credits include Star Wars: The Force AwakensAvengers: Age of Ultron and the Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of The Tempest. Most recently, he spent six years with Epic Games, leading the ever-expanding use of Unreal Engine in film and episodic.

Head of Operations, Jo Fletcher Manawa, has experience across both live events and the film industry. Previous positions include stage managing events at iconic venues like Wembley and the O2, as well as managing large global teams for film projects including The Lion King — for which her team won a VES for ‘Outstanding Created Environment in a Photoreal Feature’ — Prehistoric Planet and House of the Dragon.

Steve Jelley, Co-Managing Director of DNEG 360 and co-CEO at Dimension Studio said: “We are thrilled to welcome Mark, Ben, Jo and George to Dimension. They bring exceptional experience and success from the film and entertainment industry and join the team as we continue to grow our world-class virtual production capabilities and expand an integrated offering across film, episodic and broader narrative based entertainment experiences.”

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