‘You Don’t Need to be a Lawyer – Creative Entrepreneurship Pays’

December 22, 2018

Phil Dobree’s visual effects studio may be London-based, but it spent much of the past year in a galaxy far, far away.

That’s because his team was hard at work generating spaceships, alien planetscapes and a harsh galactic storm for scenes in Hollywood sci-fi flick, Solo: A Star Wars Story.

“When A New Hope came out in the Seventies, no one had seen effects like that before,” says the Jellyfish Pictures co-founder. “We were so proud to be pushing the boundaries of VFX again.”

The project caps a strong year for the firm, which worked on two Netflix original films and three hit children’s animation series. To meet a healthy pipeline, it will more than double headcount to 300 over the next 12 months and move office in January.

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