LipSync Post has recruited award-winning VFX supervisor George Zwier and VFX producer Paul Driver to join its visual effects department.
Zwier joins LipSync from Double Negative where he has worked on feature film projects including Thor: The Dark World.
During his career he has worked at the world’s leading visual effects facilities including Industrial Light and Magic and Weta Digital, and his credits include the Dark Knight series, The Hobbit, Moulin Rouge, I, Robot, Children of Men and Pacific Rim.
He won the 2010 Visual Effects Society’s award for Best Compositing in a Motion Picture for his work on Inception.
Driver joins LipSync Post from Cinesite where he worked on 300: Rise of an Empire and Jack Ryan. Prior to this he spent three years at Double Negative, where he was the sole visual effects line producer on Skyfall and took a similar role on John Carter of Mars.
He also worked for five years at MPC on titles including The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian and Sweeney Todd.
Sal Umerji, head of VFX at LipSync Post, said of the new appointments: “Their expertise and enthusiasm for the medium will bring further strength to our talented team as we win ever more complex work.”
Current feature films at LipSync Post include A Little Chaos, directed by Alan Rickman; Turner, directed by Mike Leigh; and Anomaly, directed by Noel Clarke.