LOS ANGELES — Technicolor (www.technicolor.com) has transformed its Production Services division into Technicolor Creative Studios. The collaborative global structure is designed to drive innovation and creativity across the company’s family of studios.
As Technicolor’s flagship division, it focuses on the transformation of the entertainment, experiential and advertising industries, maintaining the company’s position as a leading VFX partner in Hollywood. The studio network includes The Mill, MPC (Film, Episodic & Advertising), Mikros Animation and Mr. X. Each studio retains its own unique identity and market position, continuing to provide high-end services to clients and partners across many industry categories. The combined strength of Technicolor Creative Studios harnesses the collective experience and discoveries of each member of the studio family, be it in VFX, XR, animation, design, direction or production.
The newly organized division has a new leadership team led by Christian Roberton, president of Technicolor Creative Studios, who reports to Technicolor CEO, Richard Moat. The team also includes: David Patton, president of customer experience & advertising; Andrea Miloro, president of Mikros Animation; Tom Williams, global managing director, MPC Episodic; Laura Fitzpatrick, global managing director, Mr. X; Philip Greenlow, global managing director of MPC Film; Mark Benson, CEO of MPC Advertising; and Josh Mandel, CEO of The Mill.
“By working together to share best practices and discoveries, Technicolor Creative Studios will push the boundaries of creativity and innovation more than ever before and make possible the realization of ambitious and extraordinary ideas,” Roberton explains. “The formation of Technicolor Creative Studios is the result of a series of transformation initiatives begun over a year ago designed to facilitate collaboration, integrate technology, enable increased artistry and unleash top talent. These steps have proven to be incredibly effective as they’ve maintained the top quality of content produced despite the challenges of COVID-19. We are better positioned than ever to further invest in new technology platforms, facilitate a broader creative offering and meet the changing needs of our clients, partners and collaborators.”
Technicolor Creative Studios’ locations span Los Angeles, Paris, Amsterdam, Berlin, London, New York, Toronto, Montreal, Chicago, Shanghai, Bangalore and Adelaide. The flagship division is employing a new proposition, titled “Beyond Imagination”, which comes from a desire to spark creativity and push the boundaries of the imagination to create new, never-before-seen experiences.
“Christian is a recognized visionary in the VFX community and uniquely qualified to implement the vision for Technicolor Creative Studios and our global artist community,” says Moat. “We have assembled a world-class management team to support the group’s ambitious roadmap. Technicolor Creative Studios and our ‘Beyond Imagination’ message are based on the simple idea that absolutely anything is possible. No idea is too complicated for us to produce to an incredibly high standard, and everyone at Technicolor Creative Studios embraces this belief.”