In 1994 Paul joined the Moving Picture Company (MPC) in London as a senior 3D animator where he worked on a number of award-winning commercials and television identities and was involved in the setup of MPC’s digital film division.
In 1998 Paul became one of the co-founders of Double Negative, setting up the 3D department and supervising the computer animation for the company’s first feature film project, Pitch Black.
Paul has driven the development of 3D animation at Double Negative, building the department from an initial handful of people to a team of over 400 artists and software developers. Paul recently oversaw Double Negative’s work on Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix which marks the facility’s largest and most complex project to date and his is currently the VFX Supervisor on The Dark Knight.
Now, he as taken time from his busy schedule to answer a few questions about his work on: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
An Interview with Paul Franklin, Double Negative's VFX Supervisor for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.