Leading the creative team at its launch will be Milk 2D Supervisor, Jorge Oliva Ruiz de Leon. Jorge has been with Milk in London and then Barcelona for nine years, following stints at MPC and Framestore and an early career in Spain.
His credits include work on: Guardians of the Galaxy, RoboCop, Adrift, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, and most recently, MeTime and The Woman King.
Milk’s new Barcelona Studio is located in the @22 district in Poble Nou, an area known for innovation, tech and VFX with FX Barcelona Film School located in the district. The studio will operate as a hub for Milk Spains’ hybrid, remote and studio-based team, leveraging Milk’s London infrastructure.
This announcement follows Milk’s acquisition of Lola Post Production last year, and the recent launches of studios in Bordeaux and Dublin.
Jag Mundi, Milk executive chairman said: “We are delighted to be opening in Spain. It is a country with a thriving VFX industry, great talent and potential. With the network of studios we will now have, we can become a truly European studio able to access and develop talent and enhance our premium offering to our clients.”
Sara Bennett, CCO Milk added: “I’m excited Milk is again able to back our talent, in this case Jorge and our other colleagues in Spain, to help us expand our potential and harness the rich pool of creative VFX talent in the country. The team will deliver both feature and episodic projects working closely with the teams in London and our other studios in Europe. I have had the pleasure of working with Jorge for many years and I know he is very passionate about helping us build a strong creative team in Spain.”