The week we say TV or not TV? (03.04.20)

Lady and The Tramp

Our breakdowns for the work Framestore did creating Lady and The Tramp out of LDN and MTL have been getting some serious love on socials…

Hyundai Motor Company Genesis G80 Launch

The LDN IA team collaborated with Dan DiFelice & TPF once again to deliver VFX and the grade on this beautifully-shot campaign film and collection of shorter commercials for Hyundai.

What we’ve been up to

One to watch out for… FTV

Get ready for the launch of FTV; a new way to keep the Framestore community connected, even while we’re all working at home. The website will feature fun and insightful talks, Q&As, WFH tips and resources, as well as giving you the opportunity to create your own programming. Keep an eye out for new content, coming next week!

Day 11 in the Big Brother House

Head of Effects, IA, Beau Garcia (LDN) won’t let social distancing stop him presenting to the students of Bournemouth University. Beau gave a virtual talk this afternoon on the recent FX work Framestore has done in TV to 100 wide-eyed students and faculty members.

Access VFX

Sara Ricci (HR, LDN) took part in this week’s Access VFX podcast ‘Staying Well while Staying In’, alongside representatives for VFX studios to discuss how we can look after our mental health while we’re working from home.

You’ve been [Framed]

Lead Animator, Juan Sebastián Niño Flórez (LDN) talks career highlights (including giving Chris Hemsworth a slap) and gives us sneaky tour of his wfh set-up. Check out his interview here

Calling all Framestore pets

National Pet Day UK is coming up in the next couple of weeks and we’ll be doing an appreciation post on socials paying homage to all of our newest furry, fishy, scaly colleagues, globally. If you’ve got a good picture of your pets ‘helping’ you work from home, send them my way!

In Other News

Creative Calendar to pass the time at home

Fast Company list new Film & TV releases to keep you occupied, including The Beastie Boys Story documentary hitting Apple TV+ on 24th April graded by our Colourist Beau Leon in LA. Check it out here

Hub of HP

One for the Framestore parents (and those of us who are HP fans)

Sofa sets

Head here if you’re looking for something to fill your Friday evening. This livestream music event starts 3pm (EST), 7pm (GMT). It’ll feature live performances from Aurora, Jade Bird, mxmtoon, Hamilton Leithauser, Taylor Janzen, and more and is also a funding page for communities hardest hit by the pandemic.

John Finley a.k.a Tiger King Joe Exotic’s ex, got a whole new set of pearly whites. If you haven’t already binged watched Tiger King on Netflix, do – it’s as chaotic as it is addictive.

Until tomorrow….

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That’s it for this week, a reminder that next week is Easter bank holiday – not sure about the rest of you but I think I’ll stay home for this one.