Visual effects studio Milk has appointed Steve MacPherson as its new chief technology officer.
He joins the company from Framestore in London where he was CTO for ten years, and will be responsible for all of Milk’s technology strategy and operations including systems, pipeline, editorial and R&D, to help support and develop the studio’s growing creative and technical ambitions.
Jag Mundi, Milk executive chairman said: “We’re thrilled to welcome Steve to Milk, particularly someone of his calibre and rich VFX technical experience. Steve’s role will be pivotal as we continue to build a strong platform for Milk’s growth; he will sit at the top table helping shape our strategy and expanding our scale and capabilities to deliver premium, high-quality film and episodic content to our clients.”
Steve MacPherson added: “Milk represents all those reasons I fell in love with the visual effects industry – a strong, creative team, a dynamic and open culture, technology challenges and great people working on demanding projects.
“Furthermore, I’m excited by the growth ambition and the commitment by the Milk board to place technology development as a core driving force; it’s a rare and beautiful thing. I’m over the moon to help Milk VFX move forward into the future of entertainment.”