After getting involved with co-producing Rush (2013) directed by Ron Howard, Double Negative is expanding its movie aspirations into the realm of animation with the help of former DreamWorks Associate Producer Tom Jacomb.
“Animated Feature Films are an exciting next step in the development of Double Negative,” stated DNeg co-founder and CEO Matt Holben. “We recognise that whilst there are synergies with VFX it requires a different approach. We are thrilled that Tom Jacomb has joined us to develop our new division. We are excited by the long-term potential of feature animation and are determined to build a sustainable pipeline of work.”
The newly appointed Managing Director of Animated Features served as an Associate Producer on Oscar nominated Puss in Boots (2011) and Rise of the Guardians (2012). “I am incredibly excited to be coming back to London, with all the incredible animation talent here, to build a top quality feature studio with Double Negative,