MPC’s Head of Rigging, Tom Reed, joined MPC in 2003 after graduating form Bournemouth University with a BA (hons) in Computer Visualisation and Animation.
His first role at MPC was as modeller and character rigger on Harry Potter & the Prizoner of Azkaban and AVP: Alien Vs Predator. Tom’s skills as a talented rigger were quickly recognised and after proving his technical and creative talents as a lead on 10,000 BC and Fred Claus, Tom accepted the role of Head of Rigging in 2008. Since then, Tom and his team has worked on more than 50 movies, rigging everything from multiple limbed seq serpent in The Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader to the complex, critically-acclaimed, character work on Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy and Disney’s The Jungle Book.
Tom has been involved with the global expansion of MPC and continues to work on ensuring the highest quality of work and standards of rigging servicing animation teams around the globe.