MPC named VFX Company of the Year at CICLOPE 2017

The International Festival of Craft awards MPC with 'VFX Company of the Year’ and double Gold in VFX and Animation

This two-day craft festival celebrates the art of execution in moving images. An awards ceremony on Friday 27 October rounded off a packed programme of talks in Berlin, including MPC Film’s Sheldon Stopsack. Following eight nominations across four categories, MPC wins a grand total of three one-eyed trophies, including the top accolade of VFX Company of the Year and two Gold awards. Here’s the full round-up:


VFX Company of the Year: MPC


Samsung, ‘Ostrich’ (Branded Content / Short Form: VFX)

John Lewis, 'Buster the Boxer' (Branded Content / Short Form: Animation)

Heineken 'The Trailblazers' was also awarded Bronze for VFX in Branded Content / Short Form.


Huge congratulations to all of our talented artists here at MPC. Thanks also goes to MPC Film’s Sheldon Stopsack, who delivered a brilliant talk to a 150-strong creative crowd on the VFX and craft in Disney’s latest Pirates movie – a fantastic opening the festival. 

We’re delighted to have partnered with Leo Burnett Chicago, adam&eve DDB, and Publicis Italy on the winning work – and congratulations to everyone who picked up awards at the festival this year.