Welcoming Eric Brevig and Greg Butler to DNEG

OSCAR-WINNING VFX SUPERVISORS JOIN DNEG’S CREATIVE LEADERSHIP TEAM

We’re delighted to welcome Eric Brevig and Greg Butler to DNEG!

We’re excited to announce that Academy Award-winning VFX Supervisors Eric Brevig and Greg Butler have joined DNEG’s Los Angeles and Montreal studios respectively.

Bringing decades of experience to DNEG’s creative leadership team, the industry veterans will work closely with our global teams to helm the delivery of high-end visual effects on exciting upcoming projects.

Eric’s award-winning credits include: the original Total Recall, for which he received the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects; Hook, for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects; Men In Black, which earned him a BAFTA nomination for Best Visual Effects; and Pearl Harbor, which earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Visual Effects.

Joining DNEG from Method Studios, Greg’s filmography includes Sam Mendes’ ‘single shot’ war drama 1917, for which he received an Academy Award and a BAFTA for Best Visual Effects, and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 which earned him his first BAFTA. Earlier in his career, Greg also received a VES Award for ‘Outstanding Character Animation’ for his work on Gollum in The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King.

 

Talking about his new role, Eric said:
“I have had the pleasure of working with DNEG and Namit on several projects in the past and I am delighted to become part of this world-class creative team. DNEG’s commitment to excellence and future growth plans make this a very exciting time for me to join the company.”
 
 
On joining the DNEG team, Greg said:
“I have been following DNEG for many years – even before my London Soho days – as a competitor, a collaborator and as the home to many of my favorite people in visual effects. I am very excited to join DNEG’s Montréal office and I know we are going to make some great work together.”
 
 
DNEG Chairman and CEO Namit Malhotra added:
“I am proud to have both Eric and Greg, two highly accomplished industry veterans each with their own incredible legacy of breathtaking work, join DNEG’s creative ranks. Eric and Greg will certainly help us continue to push the creative boundaries of what is possible during this period of technological advancement in our industry and unprecedented demand for our services. Adding professionals with track records, talent, and expertise such as theirs further solidifies DNEG as the VFX and animation studio leader in the category.”
 

Read more about the news at The Hollywood Reporter.

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