Joining SparkleVFX*2 as Creative director

Sparkle Media Ltd is entering its 5th year as a motion graphics/post production agency. We’ve grown from strength to strength since opening in 2005. In the last few years our work has become heavily CGI based. This has lead to the formation of a venture in the form of a sister company to handle all the CGI and VFX based work allowing Sparkle Media to return to its media production roots.

Today see’s the soft launch of SparkleVFX, created to handle high end CGI & VFX for print, film & TV. The new company is the brainchild of Sparkle’s Managing Director Glenn Maguire.

“I wanted to create a new company that compliments Sparkle Media, taking the whole business in a new and exciting direction. We have new team members on board who promise to produce the best CGI in the north west of England!”

SparkleVFX would like to welcome its
New Creative Director and Head of CG Glen Southern to be part of the new team to head up SparkleVFX.
“Glen has a well established name in the CG industry not just in the UK but throughout the world, we feel especially proud having him head up the new company” Glenn Maguire Director SparkleVFX.

“It’s great to be part of something new like SparkleVFX but it is also reassuring to be joining a team of artists and designers with a proven track record. Sparkle are well known for providing quick turn rounds, quality work at competitive prices. I’m really looking forward to working with the team and hopefully adding more talented artists to the crew in coming months.” Glen Southern Creative Director SparkleVFX.

Glen (and SouthernGFX) is known for his character and creature creations and has credits from across the globe for print and film contributions. He is well known for his 3D training and working closely with a number of 3D software developers and his ability to motivate and manage large teams.

SparkleVFX will now handle all the CG work that originally came through Sparkle Media. This will include:
Character modeling (high and low polygon), product modeling, environment creation, bespoke motion graphics, CG animation, character animation, VFX shots for film & TV. All work will be available for print & motion use.

These are exciting times for Sparkle as a brand and we think this new launch will allow us to produce some of our biggest and boldest work to date.

Sparkle Media will also offer new services as it turns into a production company and media hub.
Services now offered include: Filming & Crew Hire (varying formats including RED), editing, grading, Audio Production/Mastering. In its new media section Sparkle Media will now also over print & web based consultancy for fully content managed site through static & flash sites, through to viral video and game production.

SparkleVFX is open for business as of tomorrow morning, with our major launch and handing over the websites on the 14th May. We’ll be showing off our new team at the FACT centre in Liverpool on the evening of 14th May as part of our on going commitment to CGI. The evening will be an “Entry to 3D”, all our welcome to come along and see live character modeling demos, take part and learn from Glen and the team.
On the night we’ll also be joined by Activision art directors giving advice on entering the games world, with some great giveaways including software license for the Nevercentre’s amazing modeling software Silo

The new company website is the site will be in holding position until the 14th May when we’ll reveal our new and exciting portfolio. All new enquiries can be sent to your existing contact or to


1 comment:

  1. Congratulations mate, cant wait to hear more :)