The week we get our hack on (17.04.20)

The One Show Awards

Congratulations to the teams who worked on Santander The Marathon and HBO Game of Thrones mixed reality experience, which have been shortlisted for this year’s One Show Awards.

Artemis Fowl

Disney+ has hit a massive 50m subscribers worldwide, meaning even more eyes on Framestore work like Timmy Failure, Lady and the Tramp, Beauty and the Beast and Avengers: Endgame. Next up from a Framestore perspective will be Artemis Fowl, which hits the Mouse House VOD channel on 12 June. 

Work Hack

Our clients might not be able to produce live-action shoots at the moment, but we’re helping to show them that creativity doesn’t need to slow down thanks to animation, CG, the manipulation of footage, design, immersive and much more. Head to our instagram to check out some of our latest Work Hacks


Tom & Jerry

IndieWire dips its furry toe into the world of Tom & Jerry to see how the film is being delivered in the face of the challenges surrounding COVID-19. As well as producer Chris deFaria, the piece features commentary from our very own Michael Eames, Global Head of Animation. Read more here.

Variety is the spice of life

CEO, William Sargent talks to Variety about how VFX houses are adapting to work remotely. See the full article here

On The Razz

It’s a double treat from President, US, James Razzall this week as he gives us further insight into how Framestore is changing the way it works in Shoot here and he delves into his creative process & where it all started for him in this podcast.

What we’re up to

Access VFX

Sara Ricci (HR, LDN) spoke with other industry professionals to discuss staying well during lockdown on this week’s Access VFX podcast.

Escape Studios

Director, Global Talent Development, Andrew Schlussel (LDN) speaks alongside other industry experts to give networking tips and advice as part of an Escape Studios webinar.

Trivia Night

The LA office got in on the action at a client trivia game night.


From Q&As on Timmy Failure and Lady and the Tramp to discussions on COVID-19, head to FTV+ to catch up on what you missed this week.

You’ve been [Framed]

Front of House Manager, Travis Mostyn (CHI) is the latest subject of our Framed series. Find out what his last brush with danger was and how he’s staying inspired whilst WFH here.

In Other News

A shout out from Film4 on our work on the beloved Padds.

That’s all for this week, here’s to another weekend in lockdown!