Meet Antony Hunt

Published on website: January 15, 2010
Categories: Antony Hunt , The StoryBoard Blog

glb_en_storyboard_Antony_Hunt.jpgAntony Hunt
Managing Director
Executive Visual Effects Producer
Visual Effects Supervisor

Managing Director Antony Hunt, joined Cinesite (Europe) Ltd in early 2003 and has worked on numerous feature films including those with award winning visual effects; Gladiator (Oscar) and The Golden Compass (Oscar and BAFTA).

As a former Managing Director of MillFilm and Managing Director and co-owner of former Magic Camera Company, Antony brings with him a wealth of expertise in the management and strategy of all areas of Special Visual Effects. 

Having worked on over 160 feature films in his 30 year career, he is also a respected member of the international effects community and has established relationships with all the many major film studios, Producers, Directors and Visual Effects Supervisors.

Antony began his career in 1978 at General Screen Enterprises, working as an Optical Assembler and Cameraman in both film and television.  In 1982 he moved into Optical Film Effects, working mainly at Pinewood Studios on feature films.

In 1985 Antony worked at the Meddings Magic Camera Company (part of the Panavision Group) as a Senior Optical Cameraman and Supervisor, working on various projects including Batman and Lost In Space.  Between 1988 and 1998, following a successful management buyout Antony became Managing Director and co-owner of the newly formed Magic Camera Company.  Over the following ten years the company expanded to include extensive digital visual effects, motion control, model construction and photography.

In 1998 Antony became Managing Director VFX Producer/ Supervisor of Mill Film following the sale of Magic Camera Company to The Mill Facility.  Antony ran the Shepperton Studios site and the Soho film facility and was also a member of the board of Directors.