GLASGOW, UK — Axis (www.axisanimation.com), which provides CGI animation services for video games, films and television projects, has added Jon Neill as head of lighting, rendering and compositing. He joins Axis with over 10 years of experience, having previously held senior roles at MPC and Cinesite.
Neill’s credits include work on The Jungle Book, Skyfall and Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. His day to day role at Axis will consist of overseeing the LRC team at both at department and project level, providing technical and artistic leadership across multiple projects and managing the day to day production needs.
"Jon’s combined industry experience, technical ability and trained eye is a great addition to the team as we grow from strength to strength,” says Graham McKenna, co-founder and head of 3D at Axis Animation. “His supervisory skills coupled with knowledge in a diverse range of execution techniques is another step forward in raising the bar in both our short- and long- form projects.”