Conference The State of VFX VFX for Features
ONLINE Meidinger-Saal Friday, April 28, 11:00


Cinesite’s London and Montreal studios together delivered close to 400 visual effects shots, with the London team creating a single 10-minute sequence and Montreal a range of sequences across Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.

The work included all manner of challenges, from stunning hydrobomb impacts to seamless environments, CG water, digi-doubles and a masterclass in compositing with wet, reflective surfaces.  VFX supervisors Ben White & Jennifer Meire will discuss the challenges and achievements of their teams’ work across the Academy Award-nominated film.

Please note that this presentation will only be streamed once at the scheduled time.

Jennifer Meire, VFX Supervisor, Cinesite

Born and raised in Italy, Jennifer has been surrounded by fine art her entire life. Inspired by her grandfathers, Jennifer embraced life as an artist, making her way into the world of VFX. From working with Peter Jackson to 2D supervising Disney feature films, she is passionate about ensuring her VFX shots are in line with the director’s storytelling. Fundamentals of photorealism, aesthetics and composition shine through in her work. 

In addition to her supervision of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, credits from throughout Jennifer’s 21-year VFX career include Ticket to Paradise, The Matrix Resurrections, Ghostbusters: Afterlife, Jungle Cruise, The Meg and Ant Man and the Wasp.

Ben White, VFX Supervisor, Cinesite

Since joining the Cinesite group in 2019 and prior to delivering Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Ben supervised the studio’s work on Black Widow as well as Trixter’s significant contribution across the entire first series of Loki.   With a 26-year career in visual effects, Ben has won two visual effects society awards and a BIFA. He has also been a key contributor to multiple block-buster productions including the Gladiator, the Harry Potter film series, Guardians of the Galaxy, Avatar, Man of Steel and The Dark Knight.