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MPC Reviews

Updated 19 April, 2019
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Pros
  • "Good projects but again it's a place for more Technically skilled people than artistically" (in 33 reviews)

  • "Great people, very good at their job" (in 29 reviews)

Cons
  • "Lot's of over timing, long hours, big salary differences among peers" (in 29 reviews)

  • "A lot of overtime depending on show" (in 13 reviews)

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  1. "Its great!"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cfx
    Former Employee - Cfx
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at MPC full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Its great! good environment, loved it and I recommend it!

    Cons

    nothing bad to say, other than a few bumps on the road but nothing much

    Advice to Management

    nothing else to say, I had a great time!


  2. "R&D Software Developer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - R&D Software Developer in Montreal, QC
    Former Employee - R&D Software Developer in Montreal, QC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at MPC full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great shows to work on. People are generally nice. And lots of chance to know different stage about film making.

    Cons

    Ridiculous low salary for software developer

    Advice to Management

    The salary for software developer must be fixed. You paid such ridiculous salary to software developer in film & game industry

  3. "Techanim"

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    Former Employee - Techanim in Montreal, QC
    Former Employee - Techanim in Montreal, QC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at MPC full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good extended health , close to old Montreal

    Cons

    Poorly managed , toxic environment , too much undercutting .

    Advice to Management

    Keep working on it


  4. "Good studio, bad politics"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Lighter in Vancouver, BC
    Former Employee - Senior Lighter in Vancouver, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at MPC full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    As a senior you have a lot of responsibility and growth

    Cons

    As a senior they give you 10 kids out of school and you are responsible for their work


  5. "Almost 2 years working here"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at MPC full-time

    Pros

    - Solid house with tons of projects
    - All levels of mastery in any craft!,.. from seniors to jrs from you can learn
    - Many activities (outings) going on organized by internal communications
    - Breakfast available

    Cons

    - Pipeline and tools can be really hard to understand for a new comer even for experience artist.
    - So many corners of things, and some times confusing management
    - Brute force when it comes to deliver a show (over time), not always but frequet.

    Advice to Management

    - Should prioritize task based on impact on system more than give it focus to some ones pets or agendas.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Tech Anim Artist"

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    Former Employee - Tech Anim Artist in Montreal, QC
    Former Employee - Tech Anim Artist in Montreal, QC

    I worked at MPC full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Work on some cool projects. Some really smart an tallented people.

    Cons

    Seniors will pretty much do the same work as juniors.


  7. "Great Place to Get Started in the field, but Very Few reasons to Stay Long"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Montreal, QC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Montreal, QC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at MPC full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent company for getting into the industry.
    Potential to work on big projects.
    Quick for promotions.

    Cons

    High turnover rate.
    Tendency to quick hack and fixes for immediate problems and delay long term goals.
    Human resources stretched thin for an expanding company
    Expect low pay compensations.
    Senior management is tone deaf.

  8. "Experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at MPC full-time

    Pros

    MPC has a lot of good shows.

    Cons

    They let go the good people very easily.


  9. "Not too bad"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at MPC full-time

    Pros

    Lots of interesting projects.

    Cons

    Poor farm and the pipeline is not so good.


  10. "FX Artist"

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    Current Employee - FX Artist in Montreal, QC
    Current Employee - FX Artist in Montreal, QC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at MPC full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    you can meet many global peoples.

    Cons

    salary is too low
    Lack of license