NEW YORK CITY — Cloud-native creative studio Preymaker (https://preymaker.com) recently announced that Julian Fitzpatrick and Will Mok have joined its growing team.
Photo (L-R): Fitzpatrick and Mok
Fitzpatrick is a Primetime Emmy-nominated visual effects artist who has worked across multiple disciplines, while Mok brings over a decade of experience in visual effects, color and live-action production. The news comes following the studio’s recent work on the original CG short film Blue, which was created in the cloud using Unreal Engine’s realtime technology.
Fitzpatrick, who worked previously at Blur Studio, Zoic, MPC and Arsenal Creative, among others, has led many teams of CG artists in varied mediums, including film, previs, television, advertising and game cinematics. He’s adept at everything from pitching, on-set supervision and execution of complex CGI projects and was among the Emmy-nominated team for Outstanding Special Visual Effects for sci-fi series for his work on Falling Skies (2013). He also oversaw a massive, multi-disciplined CG team that spanned three countries for Sony Interactive Entertainment’s cinematic trailer for The Last of Us Part II (2020). His commercial highlights include campaigns for Amazon, Lexus, Toyota, Honda, Infinity, Mini, BMW and PlayStation, among others. He also created, directed and produced two short sci-fi thrillers: Vengeance and Ironman vs. Warmachine.
Mok joins the Preymaker production team most recently from Ntropic, where he set up the studio’s color pipeline and launched the color division. Prior to that, he was at The Mill as a senior bidding producer, and producer of VFX and content, working closely with Preymaker co-founders Verity Grantham and Melanie Wickham, who describe him as “intuitive and personable, lateral and able to prioritize delivery of the best possible creative.”
“We are so excited to have Julian and Will join our team,” says Angus Kneale, chief creative at Preymaker. “Julian has a wealth of experience and brings exceptional creative and technical skills with him. He has already contributed to some highly complex projects at Preymaker, including the recently completed Prime The Rings of Power: See Where It Takes You promo for Kathryn Bigelow. I am also thrilled to be working with Will again! He brings great experience to the team at Preymaker and I have no doubt that he is going to excel in his new position.”