We present to you…Team Milk!
What a lovely bunch ‘ey?
Katherine is a highly experienced VFX Producer who has worked on a wide range of feature film and episodic TV projects during her eighteen year VFX career.
Katherine joined Milk from Axis Studios where she was Senior VFX Producer on episodic series Outlander 6 (Left Bank Pictures). Prior to this she spent two years at DNEG working on projects including Horizon Line (SF Studios); P942 (Universal Orlando); Warner Bros.’ Leavesden Gringotts extension; Blindsight and Bohemian Rhapsody (20th Century Fox).
Katherine rose up through the ranks as a producer during an eight year stint at MPC where her credits include Maleficent (Disney); Game of Thrones S4 (HBO); RED2 (Lionsgate); Man of Steel (Warner Bros.); Prometheus (Twentieth Century Fox); The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (Twentieth Century Fox) & Robin Hood (Universal).
Katherine began her VFX career as a runner at Framestore after completing a BA Hons in Fine Art at Falmouth College of Art and Design followed by an MA in Fine Art at the University of the Arts London.
Noga is a highly experienced VFX Producer who has worked on a wide range of feature film and episodic TV projects during her twelve year VFX career.
Noga joined Milk in 2021 from London based Union VFX where she was most recently VFX Producer on upcoming episodic TV series, thriller The Power (Amazon) and feature films The 355 (Universal/Freckle Films) and Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch; in addition to HBO’s The Undoing and the BBC’s Black Narcissus.
Noga joined the Union team at its inception in 2010. She has built her impressive production expertise during this time working on projects ranging from the London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony to Alex Garland’s feature Annihilation and include The Gentleman, Yesterday, Cold Pursuit, Stan & Ollie, The Festival, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri, Victoria and Abdul, T2 Trainspotting and Swallows and Amazons.
Noga began her VFX career at feature film production company New Black Films after studying 3D animation. She holds a BA in Film from Birkbeck College, University of London.
Giacomo is a talented VFX Producer who joined Milk’s production team in 2021, bringing his passion, drive and experience gained across a range of episodic and film projects at London VFX studios.
Giacomo joined Milk from London based Freefolk where he was VFX Line Producer on Amazon’s Pennyworth 2; The Third Day (Sky/HBO); BAFTA nominated VFX work on Netflix’ Cursed and a number of commercials. Prior to this Giacomo honed his production skills at Jellyfish Pictures where his credits include holiday special How To Train Your Dragon: Homecoming.
Giacomo made the jump into VFX after studying 3D modelling and rendering at Bristol College and VFX Production at Escape Studios where he continued as in-house VFX co-ordinator after graduating. Giacomo hails from Sardinia, Italy where he began his professional life as a qualified surveyor. His love of cinema and fascination with VFX took root as a kid, watching classic blockbusters such as Back to the Future and Jurassic Park.
Marie is an experienced VFX Producer who has worked on a wide range of television commercial projects during her eleven year VFX career.
Marie joined Milk from the Electric Theatre Collective where she was most recently VFX Producer on commercials for clients including Samsung, SkyBet, Apple and Cadbury. Prior to this, she did a two year stint at The Mill Los Angeles as a Bidding Producer (in the commercials team) and four years at global TV distribution service Beam TV as Sales Manager (commercials) based in London.
Marie began her VFX career as a runner at both ENVY Post Production and The Mill after studying Photography at Nottingham Trent University.
David Cook (ACCA) is the Financial Director at multi award-winning, independent visual effects studio Milk. David oversees Milk’s financial affairs working closely with Will Cohen Milk’s CEO. His background in forecasting, analysis and system implementation within the media sector brings the experience required for Milk’s continued growth as the studio enters its eighth year in business.
David joined the Milk team in 2017 from London based accounting and business advisory company Thomas St John where he was senior reporting manager working with UK and international clients from across the music and media industry.
Prior to this, David spent seven years with Viacom International Media Networks in both the UK and Sydney, Australia, progressing through a variety of finance roles to UK Financial Controller for MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon.
David holds a first class BSc in Accountancy with Finance and hails from Glasgow.
Cigdem Worthington is HR & Business Affairs Director at Milk, an independent Academy, BAFTA and Emmy award-winning visual effects company. Milk creates innovative and complex sequences for the high-end TV and feature film markets with credits including Baltasar Kormakur’s Adrift; Altered Carbon(Netflix); Philip K Dick’s Electric Dreams; The Alienist and Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s Good Omens (Amazon/BBC).
Cigdem combines her role at Milk, in which she oversees the human resources and business affairs of Milk’s Fitzrovia based studio, with a career as a successful freelance writer. Just before joining Milk, Cigdem’s very popular blog ‘Kitty Tells It As It Is’ was optioned and is being produced as a film.
Before her most recent prolific writing stint, Cigdem was Business Affairs Manager at Rainmaker/CIS UK for three years, where she worked on visual effects projects for feature films including Slumdog Millionaire, Golden Compass, Inkheart, 28 Weeks Laterand The Da Vinci Code.
Cigdem began her career at Working Title Films as Business Affairs Executive where she worked for seven years, providing legal services for a variety of feature films including Notting Hill, Billy Elliot, Elizabeth and Captain Corelli’s Mandolin.
Jenny began working with Milk at its inception in 2013 to handle its launch publicity and is responsible for the studio’s PR and communications.
Drop her a line if you’d like a chat with Will Cohen and the team about what Milk is up to and the fabulous projects we’ve been involved with. Or if you have a project, festival or an industry event you’d like to tell us about or get us involved with.
Jenny has over twenty years experience driving communications for broadcast, post production and entertainment media brands and content creators. She has provided communications consultancy to brands such as The Walt Disney Company, Viacom International Media Networks, Nickelodeon Consumer Products, youth consumer products brand The Extreme Sports Company, and the MOJO music awards. Jenny led the corporate communications team at Disney owned pan-European TV network Jetix Europe for five years.
Jenny began her PR career at the Jim Henson Company where she eventually headed up the UK PR team, with responsibility for special effects studio Jim Henson’s Creature Shop, pre-school hit Bear in the Big Blue House and The Muppets.
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