|Successor||Illumination Mac Guff (animation department)|
|Founded||1988 as MGL Studio|
1994 as Mac Guff
|Founder||Jacques Bled, Rodolphe Chabrier, Philippe Sonrier, Martial Vallanchon, Thierry Bravais|
Mac Guff (also known as Mac Guff Ligne) is a French visual effects company based in both Los Angeles, USA and Paris, France, where it is headquartered. Mac Guff specializes in the creation of computer-generated imagery for commercials, music videos and feature films. 270 graphic designers, VFX supervisors and producers, computer engineers and administrators are usually working on 100+ million files (for Despicable Me). In mid-2011, the company was split in two, and the animation department has been acquired by Illumination Entertainment (Universal Studios). The new company is named "Illumination Mac Guff" and has capital worth 3.2 million euros.