Asterix & Obelix: The Middle Kingdom


The Noid teams are proud to have taken part in the latest film in the saga, directed by Guillaume Canet. Our artists created over 43 shots, mainly using CG environment, blue screen and set extensions. Take a look at our Breakdown


We are in 50 BC. The Empress of China is imprisoned following a coup d’état fomented by Deng Tsin Quin, a felonious prince. With the help of Graindemais, the Phoenician merchant, and her faithful warrior Tat Han, Princess Fu-Yi, the empress’s only daughter, flees to Gaul to ask for help from the two valiant warriors Asterix and Obelix, who have superhuman strength thanks to their magic potion. Our two inseparable Gauls agree to help the Princess to save her mother and free her country. And here they are, all on their way to a great adventure to China. But Caesar and his powerful army, always thirsty for conquest, have also taken the direction of the Middle Kingdom…


VFX & CG Supervision Art Direction Asset Creation Creature Build Character Animation Compositing Digital Matte Painting


Trésor Films
Les Editions Albert René
Les Enfants Terribles


Guillaume Canet

Production VFX supervisor

Bryan Jones

Production VFX producer

Pierre Procoudine