We’re delighted to welcome Jake Morrison as VFX Supervisor!
Bringing over 25 years of experience, Jake is well-known for his collaborations with Marvel Studios, Warner Bros. and Disney. His impressive filmography includes Production VFX Supervisor and Second Unit Director credits on Taika Waititi’s Thor: Love and Thunder for Marvel Studios. Prior to this, he served as Production VFX Supervisor on Disney’s Jungle Cruise and Thor: Ragnarok, for which he earned a 2018 Critic’s Choice Award nomination for Best Visual Effects!
His other Production VFX Supervisor credits include Ant-Man, for which he received a BAFTA-nomination for Best Special Visual Effects and Thor: The Dark World, which earned him a Saturn Award nomination. He has also worked as Second Unit VFX Supervisor on Marvel’s The Avengers and had supervisory roles on Iron Man 2 and Thor.
Talking about his new creative partnership with DNEG, Jake said:
“I have worked with DNEG many times over many years, and this extension of my relationship with them opens the possibilities of working in even closer creative collaboration with DNEG’s Oscar®-winning VFX teams. Designing, visualizing, shooting, and crafting never-before-seen visual effects sequences for interesting and diverse filmmakers is what we all show up to work for, and to be able to do this in cahoots with the world-class teams at DNEG feels like the perfect fit for me.”
DNEG Chairman and CEO, Namit Malhotra said:
“I am proud to announce this new creative partnership agreement with Jake and heartily welcome this new association. DNEG has had the pleasure of working with Jake in his capacity as client-side supervisor on many big visual effects shows, including Jungle Cruise, Ant-Man, and Thor: The Dark World, and I have long admired his outstanding creative leadership. Our new partnership will allow DNEG to take advantage of new and untapped opportunities and will provide Jake with preferential access and a close working relationship with some of the best visual effects teams in the business here at DNEG. I look forward to leveraging this new partnership as we plan for the rest of 2023 and beyond.”
Welcome to the team, Jake!
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