Giles' and Church's new visual effects house ties Cannes pact with Hollywood procuction outfit
New visual effects outfit Hypnosis has entered a co-production alliance with Hollywood's Shoestring Entertainment and plans to produce a feature film scheduled to shoot next year.

Visual effects supervisor Simon Giles and visual effects producer Alan Church, who quit The Film Factory at VTR last year, set up Hypnosis, which officially launches at Cannes Film Festival this weekend.

Craig Chandler, who managed General Screen Enterprises, has joined as the third director of the company.