Eruption Earns Bafta
Visual effects producer Marie Jones, formerly of Invercargill, has won a Bafta for her special effects work on BBC1’s sci-fi drama Doctor Who in an episode called Fires of Pompeii, as part of London production company The Mill. She told Invercargill community newspaper The Eye during a visit home in December that The Mill team was “incredibly passionate” about its work for the series. “People care about it because it’s Doctor Who. It’s this kind of cultural phenomenon.” Jones previously worked for Wellington animation company Oktober.