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Updated Oct 19, 2021

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3.7
83%
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Mark Benson
88 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good projects / good pipeline / talented artist(in 49 reviews)

  • "Great films to work on, great people(in 37 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Expectation of commitment is misplaced given extremely low salary(in 40 reviews)

  • "Low pay, especially for juniors(in 38 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      It was super good experience for me.

      Oct 3, 2020 - Environment Artist in Montreal, QC
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      Pros

      There were a lot of talented artists. I was able to learn a lot of things from them.

      Cons

      As for me there were no negative points.

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Good company to have your first experience working in VFX

      Aug 20, 2021 - Animator in Montreal, QC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Breakfast everyday OT paid + food Big Film Projects and with diferent styles Beer o'clock on Fridays I worked with good friends

      Cons

      Really complicate pipeline and you spend a lot of time just doing tecnical stuffs OT it's a usualy in all the projects Some times it's a bit caotic the produccion, weeks that you don' have work and later y must to do all in a few days. Not really high salaries

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Good for experiences

      May 25, 2021 - Runner in Montreal, QC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      you will learn a ton of new things and after your contract expires there's room for promotions such as PA

      Cons

      the learning curve is steep, long hours, sometimes you don't know what to do

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    5. 1.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      terrible

      Jun 27, 2021 - FX Artist in Montreal, QC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      None. Its an underpaid toxic environment

      Cons

      Nepotism, Sexual Abuse, Narcissism, No communication, Minimum Wage in industry area.

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      3 people found this review helpful
    6. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Titles are hard

      Jun 5, 2021 - Lighting Lead in Montreal, QC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Grow opportunities, great shows and shots.

      Cons

      The company doesn't care about the human factor

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    7. 2.0
      Former Employee

      Big Corporate Studio

      May 26, 2021 - VFX Producer in Montreal, QC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great projects and great pay.

      Cons

      Stale and tedious management. Lack of Team feeling.

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    8. 2.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Feels like a sweatshop

      May 15, 2021 - Junior FX Artist in Montreal, QC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Relocation Assistance Big projects (if you're lucky to get credited)

      Cons

      They don't really care about you, they won't put you by people on your own team, they generally wont support you as a human being or check in with you, overall the company was not a good experience for a junior artist.

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Good culture, friendly people, repetitive work

      Apr 19, 2021 - 3D Layout Artist in Montreal, QC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      My co-workers were fun to work with and I am still good friends with some of them to this day Free breakfast if you arrive early. Free lunch if you work through the lunch hour. Free dinner if you stay late to work. Every Friday at 5pm they had "Beer O'Clock" All the beer and wine you can drink You can very quickly move up in ranks. One of my Supervisors started out as a junior then got to supervisor in 1 year. Many people move up very fast.

      Cons

      A few of us found the job too repetitive. Very outdated software. The Linux version was outdated, the 3D apps were outdated, the inhouse tools were outdated. Even the email client that we used was outdated. The pipeline takes months to learn because of all the proprietary software. Even the messaging app is proprietary. I don't know why they didn't just use Slack or Microsoft Teams of Google Chat

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Nice job to have

      Apr 26, 2021 - Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Continuous improvement Open management New challenges

      Cons

      Too much changes and pressure

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    11. 2.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Don't work here.

      Apr 30, 2021 - Runner in Montreal, QC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Growth opportunity, inclusive environment, interesting people (the artists), cool stuff are done there.

      Cons

      Stressful, enslaving, toxic environment, gossiping, depressing... DON'T WORK HERE!

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