It’s the last round-up of 2018, have a look at what’s been going down this week..
VFX Oscar Shortlist
A grand total of FOUR films worked on by us have been shortlisted for the Best Visual Effects Oscar ahead of the bake offs in January. They are:
& our art department also worked on Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One, which also made the list.
Mary Poppin’s Returns is officially released worldwide today.. and it’s giving off Oscar vibes. Read about it below in Forbes.
Mary Poppins Returns going for gold.
VFX Supe’s, Andy Kind and Nicolas Chevallier, delve into their stylistic decisions and how they approached the making of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grinelwald.
With the Oscars hotting up, read about the VFX race with mentions of both London and Montreal offices.
On the new How To Train Your Dragon teaser trailer: “Everyone else on the internet can go home now, we’ve found the one video to rule them all”
… if you need a pick-me-up, here it is again for you to watch.
Special thanks to Martin Macrae and the Art Department for this festive creation – The 2018 Framestore Christmas card.
LA’s Lead Pipeline Technical Director, David Lin, works the stage earlier this month and discussed bringing big film scale visual effects to commercial work, at a event hosted by The Foundry.
Your fellow colleagues have been having a right old knees up this month.
Check out more pics from Montreal’s party here
This week London joined the party, dabbling with Vodkaluges and bucking reindeer’s
View more craziness from London here
This week Montreal also got into the festive spirit by holding a Holiday Fair, selling an array of goodies.
Weird & Wonderful news
Santa’s handing out expletives instead of presents this year
A Cat get’s accidentally posted 700 miles away
Baloo, the cat in question, is safe and well after an unintentional holiday to Montreal.
That concludes this week, have a marvelous end to the year and see you on the flip side