No.8, the award-winning creative sound and vision studio, is thrilled to welcome Ben Blundell as its new Creative Director of CGI.

With two decades of industry experience Blundell is one of the most highly respected and in demand artists in the CGI world. Having spent the last 4 years at The Mill, Blundell has worked on award winning projects such as BBC Tokyo Olympics Let’s Go There winning a Bafta, Starling Bank Set Yourself Free and VW Wheel, and with brands such as Audi, Disney, Hypebeast, Sky and Hyundai to name a few.

Blundell has a huge passion for innovation and storytelling and brings a wealth of skills spanning VFX, design and animation. With Blundell's leadership, No.8 is poised to continue to deliver exceptional CGI work to its clients and to push the boundaries of what is possible in the world of post-production.

With this exciting new addition to the team, No.8 hopes to elevate their creative output whilst maintaining a people-led approach to creating highly innovative work.

Blundell said, “I'm delighted to be joining the No.8 family. The team bring such enthusiasm and creative energy to our industry, that joining forces with this studio is not only incredibly exciting for myself, but also for artists and clients who have a passion for artistic collaboration and technically stunning VFX.”

Jim Allen said "We are thrilled to welcome Ben Blundell to our team as Creative Director of CG. Ben joins us with extensive experience and an impressive portfolio, most recently from his time spent at The Mill. We are confident that Ben’s unique perspective and creative energy will enhance our clients projects, and we are excited to see the amazing work he and our talented team will produce together. Ben is also a thoroughly lovely guy to be around.”