How AxisVFX created 'impossible monsters' for Doctor Who

We're now more than halfway through the new series of Doctor Who, starring Peter Capaldi as the latest version of the time traveller. And whatever you think of the new plotlines, characters and monsters, there's no question that the visual effects are as creepily convincing as ever.

That's largely down to the work of Milk, the lead VFX studio on the series, but others are playing their part too. And that includes axisVFX, the Bristol and Glasgow-based visual effects studio established by Grant Hewlett and Howard Jones.

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Tom May

Tom May is an award-winning journalist and editor specialising in design, photography and technology. Author of the Amazon #1 bestseller Great TED Talks: Creativity, published by Pavilion Books, Tom was previously editor of Professional Photography magazine, associate editor at Creative Bloq, and deputy editor at net magazine. Today, he is a regular contributor to Creative Bloq and its sister sites Digital Camera World, and Tech Radar. He also writes for Creative Boom and works on content marketing projects.