Cordon will head up the Manchester-based VFX and animation house’s TV and film division

David Flipbook

Manchester-based VFX and animation house Flipbook Studio has taken on David Cordon as head of TV and film. It’s a newly created position at Flipbook and signals the company’s expansion in television and VFX.

Cordon joins from Cinesite where he was VFX producer. He has also previously held production and management positions at MPC, Dneg and Framestore.

His CV includes work on The Jungle Book (2016), Avengers: Endgame (2019), Christopher Robin (2018), and Annihilation (2018).

Flipbook’s VFX portfolio includes TV dramas such as ITV’s Cilla, The Worst Witch, Idris Elba No Limits and ITV Studio’s Scott and Bailey.

Cordon said: “Flipbook’s 10-year success in the VFX industry is inspiring, and all while competing directly with London. I bring a professional level of production experience, high energy and a true passion for visual effects to the team and have a strong desire to build something great here. Both Andrew and Ben (co-founders) have amazing ambition – it’s a great opportunity for me.”

Flipbook Studio co-founder and managing director Andrew Lord, added: “It’s an exciting time for Flipbook Studio right now, we’re aiming to take our TV and Film work to the next level. David’s passion for VFX has led him to work with some of the industry’s leading VFX studios, and I believe that his experience could be key in our bid to grow even further.”