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Illumination
Studios Paris

One of the world's leading animation studio

Illumination, founded by Chris Meledandri in 2007, is one of the entertainment industry’s leading producers of event-animated films, including Despicable Me—the most successful animated franchise in cinematic history—as well as Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax, Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch and The Secret Life of Pets, Sing films and The Super Mario Bros. Movie is the most successful video game adaptation of all time.

Illumination’s iconic, beloved franchises—infused with memorable and distinct characters, global appeal and cultural relevance—have grossed more than $9 billion worldwide. Illumination has an exclusive financing and distribution partnership with Universal Pictures.

Illumination’s latest release Migration directed by Benjamin Renner

Illumination’s upcoming films in 2024 with Despicable Me 4 and a new animated film based on the world of Super Mario Bros. is planned to be released on April 3, 2026

Illumination is based in Santa Monica, CA and its studio, Illumination Studios Paris, is located in the center of Paris, France.

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Expression of interest – Associate Production Manager (F/M/NB) – (September ) On site


Published on 4 July 2024

Start date: September
Occupation: Production
Offer type: Customary fixed-term contract (intermittent)
Level: Junior, Middle
Contract: Full time

Senior Background Designer


Published on 20 June 2024

Start date: ASAP
Occupation: Art Dept
Offer type: Customary fixed-term contract (intermittent)
Level: Middle, Senior
Contract: Full time

Receptionist


Published on 10 June 2024

Start date: August 2024
Occupation: Other
Offer type: Fixed term contract
Level: Junior
Contract: Part time

Expression of Interest – Compositing (Summer/Fall 2024)


Published on 24 May 2024

Start date: ASAP
Occupation: Compositing
Offer type: Customary fixed-term contract (intermittent)
Level: Middle, Senior
Contract: Full time

Expression of Interest – Color Artist


Published on 6 May 2024

Start date: To be determined
Occupation: Art Dept
Offer type: Customary fixed-term contract (intermittent)
Level: Middle
Contract: Full time

Graphic designer


Published on 26 April 2024

Start date: ASAP
Occupation: Art Dept
Offer type: Customary fixed-term contract (intermittent)
Level: All level
Contract: Full time
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Actu – Illumination & Nintendo

Nintendo and llumination are excited to announce production on a new film in continuation of…
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Event – Annecy Festival 2023

12TH - 17TH JUNE 2023 Screening, Recruitment Presentation & Cocktail Evening!   Illumination Studios Paris…
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Film News – The Super Mario Bros. Movie Trailer

The Super Mario Bros.Movie Here is the long awaited news... The Super Mario Bros movie…
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