Features

Chatting with Nick Sparks: CG Supervisor for Oscar-Winning MPC Film Visual Effects Studio

MPC Film designs and creates some of the industries greatest films, from pre- to postproduction. With MPC having worked on films such as The Lion King and The Jungle Book, they have most recently been the lead visual effects studio on Paramount Pictures’ Dora and the Lost City of Gold. Our Maverick HANNAH POWELL talked to Nick Sparks, CG supervisor for the lead visual effects studio at MPC Film.

The Common Room: Microfibres are Choking Our Oceans

There are around 1.4 million trillion microplastics littering in our oceans today – and this number is continuing to grow with an estimated 6.4 million tons per year. However, it’s not all bad news, PARIS HENDERSON explains that there are a few things we as citizens can do to minimize the damage of microfibers.

Art Kit: Fatimah Hossaini

Most Western artists and journalists see Afghanistan as a war zone and nothing more and, the darker the photos, the greater the global recognition and praise they receive. Our Editor, NIDHA KHAN, talks to a young Afghan photographer that is defying this bleak narrative that surrounds her homeland by focusing on the beauty of Afghan women and their untold stories of hope and resistance.