• 2023-12-28
Mark your calendars for PIDS 2024, the French event dedicated to visual effects ! Join us to learn more about the latest and greatest VFX projects completed by French VFX studios and gain insights into the industry’s evolution !

As is tradition every year, the PIDS Enghien event will bring together the French VFX community to address the creative, technical, and economic challenges of a constantly evolving sector. Taking place from January 31st to February 3rd, the event will offer a rich program of conferences, masterclasses, and exclusive behind-the-scenes details on the latest VFX works completed by French studios for both national and international productions.

The Yard team will actively participate in several roundtable discussions alongside representatives from major French VFX studios.

Here’s a brief overview:

January 31st – 2:30pm
The Yard will participate in a roundtable discussion about the marketing strategies of the VFX studios.
PIDSBiz – Les stratégies marketing et de promotion des studios VFX

Moderator: Yann Marchet (General Delegate, PIDS ENGHIEN)


  • Léa Latassa (Marketing Manager, MPC Paris / Mikros Animation)
  • Joelle Cleworth (Marketing & Communication Manager, The Yard)
  • Romain Bourzaix (CEO, The Seed)
January 31st – 4:45pm
The Yard will participate in PIDS 2024 entitled What perspectives for France in the global VFX market?
PIDSBiz – What perspectives for France in the global VFX market ?

Moderator: Yann Marchet (General Delegate, PIDS ENGHIEN)


  • Isabelle Langlois (VP Senior – Executive Producer, Rodeo FX)
  • Béatrice Bauwens (CEO, MPC Paris + Co-President France VFX)
  • Antoine Moulineau (CEO, Light)
  • Laurens Ehrmann  (The Yard, CEO – Sr VFX Sup)
February 2nd – 10:30am
Virginie Wintreberg, Head of Production, The Yard VFX, will participate in an inspirational roundtable on the VFX Producer occupation during the PIDS 2024 event.
PIDS Conference – Occupation: VFX Producer

Moderator: Simon Vanesse (ArtFX)


  • Sophie Leclerc (VFX Producer, Rodeo FX)
  • Virginie Wintrebert (Head of Production, The Yard)
  • Justine Paynat-Sautivet (Independant VFX Producer)
February 2nd – 3:00pm
The Yard provides VFX for Indiana Jones and The Dial of Destiny
VFX Case Study
Final poster of 'All The Light We Cannot See', Netflix's four-part limited series directed by Shawn Levy, featuring VFX by The Yard

Indiana Jones

All The Light We Cannot See 

Presenters : 

  • Harry Bardak (Head of VFX, The Yard)
  • Laurens Ehrmann (CEO and Senior VFX Supervisor, The Yard)
The job fair of PIDS 2024 will take place on February 1st and 2nd.

Along the conference programme, a job fair will take place onsite on January 1st and 2nd.

The teams of The Yard will be at the Centre des Arts in Enghien-Les-Bains to meet with VFX students.

The full programme of PIDS is available on the event’s website here.

Date : January 31st to February 3rd, 2024

Location : Centre des Arts, 12-16 Rue de la Libération, 95880 Enghien-les-Bains, France

Reservation : Register for free by clicking here


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