International Women’s Day
In honour of International Women’s Day and the premiere of Captain Marvel, we interviewed some of the talented women from MTL’s Captain Marvel team.
Thank you to all the interviewees who took the time to be involved! Please like, share and get it out there
Speaking of Marvel-ous women…
The long-awaited female-driven superhero film – Captain Marvel – is now showing in theatres. Catch the first leading lady Worldwide from today!
**Deleted scene** Captain Marvel and Nick Fury take a break from the galactic war to duet 7 rings.
Also repping Framestore women, Yukari Schrickel, Junior Motion Designer (LDN) will be one of the panelists at Turned On conference and Lighting Supervisor, Claire Michaud (LDN) was part of a panel for International Women’s day, organised by Animation UK.
The Winner Takes It All
We’ve only gone and won Best Augmented Reality Experience for Air New Zealand ‘Fact or Fantasy’ – our first content for Magic Leap. After a tour of LA and London, the shared mixed reality game now resides in NZ so the Air NZ team finally get to see it!
New Spot: Money Supermarket
Watch out for the new Money Supermarket spot, airing during The Voice UK commercials on ITV tomorrow evening from 8pm.
Gotta Catch ‘Em All
The talented Art Department created the concepts for these brand new, shiny Pokemon cards Ludicolo, Charizard, Magikarp, Snubbull, Slaking.
The new spot Make Room (LA) has been making waves in the Media world:
Ad Age – ‘a sharp commentary on Hollywood historically can be difficult to navigate, and succeed in, for diverse creators’
Marketing Dive– ‘stand out against traditional Hollywood studios and networks’
AdWeek – Netflix Has a Message for Hollywood: Make Room for Others
The Drum – ‘bringing new stories and storytellers into the mix’
Broadcast SPORT have printed a spread showcasing the new Sky F1 spot LDN worked on. Read it here
Out and About
Creative Director/ VFX Supe Christian Manz (LDN) is hustlin once again, spreading the magic behind Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald – this time at Vertex, a leading conference for CG.
The Foundry India Roadshow
Alan Woods shared our work on Mary Poppins Returns this week at The Foundry India Roadshow. He presented to audiences in Mumbai, Hyderabad and Chennai.
National Careers Week
Meanwhile in Recruitment, Head of Talent, Amy Smith (LDN), spoke to the Institute for Apprenticeships & technical education. Have a watch of the video below..
We also hosted a forum with Uni partners and UK Screen Alliance..
In NY, Framestorian nominees and winners of the 5th Annual NY VES Awards celebrate last week
The Pipeline department had a global meeting with NYC, LDN and MTL streaming in simultaneously! Spot NYC on the screen with the LDN team, pictured here with their trolley full of biscuits.
Yesterday MTL hosted a SideFX tutorial and demo for the FX and Crowd teams, who are also not lacking in the snack department.
Fireflies Patagonia Tour
CCO, Mike McGee, along with 19 other cyclists, arrive at Temuco airport fired up and ready to begin their 928km ride over 8 consecutive days across the Andes of Patagonia in aid of charity Bloodwise. Please donate here.
In LDN we were proud to partner with Central Health who came into the building to host a pop-up physio session, providing employees with guidance and advice.
Framestore Ski Trip
The Framestore team are tearing it up on the slopes in La Plagne this week.
… what would a ski trip be really without a cheese raclette after a hard day on the slopes.
Shrove Tuesday // Fat Tuesday
Speaking of indulgent foods, in LDN Framestore fried up a storm with a pop up on the roof terrace serving up some delicious pancake goodness.
If you’ve had a particularly bad week, watch Donald Trump call tech giant Tim Cook the wrong name in front of hundreds of thousands of people.
Feel better? Next Meeting: Mark Facebook
Dance into the weekend like..