Matthew Bristowe is joining UK animation and VFX studio Jellyfish Pictures as director of operations.
The former head of production at VFX studio Technicolor has worked in the industry for more than 20 years and overseen hundreds of productions. Some of his credits include Aladdin, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Avengers: Age of Ultron and Guardians of the Galaxy. In 2014 he won the Advanced Imaging Society’s Lumiere Award for his work on the Oscar-winning film Gravity. He’s also won awards for his work on Netflix’s The Crown.
Previously, he has also served as head of production and operations at One of Us and spent five years at Prime Focus in various roles.
The hire comes at a time when Jellyfish Pictures is growing substantially and just opened a new studio in Sheffield, England.