Shots Awards: The Americas
The LA studio has been selected as a finalist for ‘VFX company of the year’ at the first Shots Awards: The Americas. Framestore projects including Apple Bounce, Medmen The New Normal and Toyota Wizard were also nominated across TV and Online Commercial categories.
Congratulations to everyone involved on these projects – we’re keeping our fingers crossed for you LA!
The first official trailer for Disney’s Artemis Fowl just dropped. Our team delivered complex VFX work, from centaurs, gremlins and goblins to hologram-like environments. Catch it in cinemas from 29th May.
Jaguar launched six beautiful ads this week. The spots were directed by ECD, William Bartlett (LDN) and created almost entirely in CG by the LDN IA team. A massive well done to everyone who was a part of this project; the clients at Jaguar are beyond thrilled with the final work.
Read more about it here.
National Careers Week
Manz on BBC Breakfast and tings
For National Careers Week, the Manz himself, Christian, (Creative Director, Film) returned to the Hogwarts Great Hall on Wednesday morning to chat to BBC breakfast about getting more young people interested in creative careers 🧙♂️
BBC Bitesize and Wizarding World teamed up to bring you Making the Magic: a portal to learn more about role in the Creative Industry
Compositor, Brooke McGowan (LDN) chats to BBC Bitesize about her role at Framestore, her love of film and her involvement on the Fantastic Beasts franchise. See her interview here.
BBC Bitesize also caught up with VFX Supe, Christian Manz (LDN) discussing his work on both Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts, as well as challenges he’s faced in his VFX career. Read more here
President, US, James Razzall (LA) speaks to Authority Magazine about what lead him to a career in the Creative Industry and the biggest lessons he’s learned to date. Read Razz’s words of wisdom here, and remember don’t let the bastards grind you down.
What we’ve been up to..
Foundry India Roadshow
Compositing Supe, Enrik Pavdeja (LDN), has been busy touring India this week with the guys at the Foundry, presenting our incredible work on Avengers: Endgame to a mix of local artists and local studios in Mumbai, Chennai and Hyderabad
World Book Day
To celebrate #worldbookday, we asked a few of our colleagues to talk about bringing to life adaptations of their favourite classic novels and comics. HUGE thanks to everyone who took part 👍
His Dark Materials
VFX Supe, Russ Dodgson (LDN) talks to Bath Spa uni about the daemons we created for His Dark Materials.
Role in Modelling
Lead Modeller, Dan Moore (LDN) presented to Oakham School on his role in modelling and some of the impressive projects he’s worked on throughout his career at Framestore.
Portrait Sculture Classes
The latest Portrait Sculpture classes in the LDN office have finished and produced some impressive results.
Employee Referral Programme
You could score some bonu$ ca$h if you refer someone to Framestore and they ultimately get hired. Below, MTL Recruitment come bearing gifts for employees around the office as a reminder/ bribery. Head here to fill out your friends details!
You’ve been [Framed]
Director, Global Talent Development, Andrew Schlussel (LDN) talks stealing Framestore pens (not the mints, Andrew???), his career highlights and his shining qualities. Read the full interview here
Simon Bourne (LDN) grades the latest Adidas spot for their Faster Than campaign.
That’s it for this week’s antics – ciao for now