Illumination Mac Guff is a French animated feature production company owned by Illumination, a division of Universal Pictures.
Based in Paris, France, the company was created in 2011 as part of Universal's purchase deal of the animation arm of French animation and VFX company Mac Guff. Its first film produced there was The Lorax.
It is responsible for Illumination's feature-length animated films and associated short films, most notably the Despicable Me franchise.
Their first film, Despicable Me, was well-received by critics and has the third biggest opening of the year behind Toy Story 3 and Shrek Forever After.
Their most recent film, Minions, is one of the highest-grossing films of 2015 and served as the first non-Disney animated film to break $1 billion worldwide.
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