Pierre’s work history began with apprenticeships in pattern making, Engineering and boat building. Working initially on a bespoke sports car project, then prototype dory’s to off shore racing powerboats.
His carrier in film started with a junior position at a model-making and effects company called Bowtell’s specializing in TV commercials and photography. This was pre-visual effects and so required ‘in camera’ models and effects. A great learning experiences. Eventually he became a freelance Modeller and worked in the London area for similar effects companies and production companies (including Spitting Image and Hat Trick productions). Later he started working on Film Productions mostly at the three major studios of Pinewood, Leavesden and Shepperton making specialized Props, costumes and models. This included films such as Judge Dread, Phantom Menace, First Knight. Then he was asked to organise and make a large order of Props for Titanic. This began his carrier of organizing, setting up and running departments for film productions to Design and manufacture Props, Models and special Costumes. This includes films such as The World is not Enough, all 8 Harry Potter films, Sunshine, Dark Knight, Gravity, Edge of Tomorrow, The Force Awakens, Rogue One, Beauty and the Beast, The Legend of Tarzan, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Star Wars – the Last Jedi, The Justice League, Ready Player One, Han Solo. Films yet to be released or in production –Fantastic Beasts – The Crimes of Grindelwald, Extinction, Wonder Woman 1984, Star Wars 9 and Men in Black : International.
Moving forward he would be keen to apply his knowledge and experience in as creative way as possible. The opportunity to be part of a creative Production team with a capacity to also steer, advise and design special costumes and props to the benefit of the production, in all senses is hopefully the next sensible step.