VANDAL has appointed Mick Watson as visual effects supervisor and CG lead to further expand its growing VFX team. Most recently at Blackbird, Watson joined VANDAL to bring his acclaimed international VFX experience to VANDAL’s fast growing VFX team.
Watson (right) will work alongside executive creative director, Richard Swan (left) and executive producer, Anna Greensmith (centre).
A highly awarded VFX supervisor with over 20 years’ experience, Watson has worked on multiple award-winning commercials via production companies FINCH, Good Oil, Collider, Will O’Rourke and agencies The Monkeys, Clemenger BBDO, TBWA Melbourne, Special Group and BMF.
Awarded projects include ‘Domuts’ for CGU, directed by Jeff Low with Rabbit Australia and The Monkeys; ‘The Commons’ for Playmaker / Stan, directed by Jeffrey Walker; ‘Operation Buffalo’ for Porchlight / ABC, directed by Peter Duncan and Eclipse ‘Masks’ via Rabbit’s Jeff Low and Clemenger BBDO Sydney.
Says Emile Rademeyer, executive director creative strategy: “It’s no secret production companies and agencies are regarding VANDAL as the new alternative for the highest calibre of VFX work. We couldn’t be happier having Mick onboard to further expand our VFX team.”
Says Watson: “I’ve hit the ground running at VANDAL working on a number of local and international VFX projects since joining earlier this year. I’m excited to work alongside Richard, Anna and the rest of the VANDAL team and see VANDAL go from strength to strength.”