Visual effects company Men-from-Mars has expanded its team by hiring Tom horton in a senior producing role in the management team. Horton had been managing director and head of VFX at several post companies in London, Singapore and Australia.

Also, senior VFX line producer Paul Bearch has been promoted to head of production.

Also, Men-from-Mars has recruited former Technicolor head colour timer Phil Ashton for its growing Digial Intermedia department.

The Ealing-based company has been working on projects including The Mutant Chronlices, Run Fat Boy Run, Mr Lonely, Flawless and Straightheads.