The week we tell some womb truths (03.07.20)

Womb Stories

Creative Director, Sharon Lock directed the animation in this boundary-smashing campaign for Libresse & Bodyform, alongside creatives Nick & Nadja. Together they carefully hand-crafted six different animations that would reflect the complexity of emotion and feelings involved in each womb story.

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Campaign Live
Creative Review
Creative Bloq

The King’s Man

Set for release in September this year, the latest trailer for Kingsmen prequel, The King’s Man is here.

CoD: Warzone

The fully-remote shoot for Call of Duty project from Framestore Pictures and Framestore launched this week. Sanitised equipment, including a 4K camera package and green screen, was delivered to the actor’s home which he set up and operated solo with the help of our team’s direction. A video village and live camera feed helped crews to connect throughout the shoot.

Unfinished Business

Working alongside Droga5, we provided VFX cleanup and the colour grade for this short film for Hennessy U.S.

Name Drop

The August issue of British Vogue is out today featuring work by the LDN advertising and design teams done completely in lockdown. Full details about what went into the work will be released in a few weeks but we even got a shoutout in the Editor’s Letter


VFX Voice

Global MD, Fiona Walkinshaw has been busy this week speaking to VFX Voice on what’s key to winning work in this article on the Visual Effects bidding process and read here about how the growing demand for streaming services has raised the bar for visual effects.


The One Show

We ranked NUMBER TWO on the The One Club Top 10 list of global production companies of 2020. Take a look at the list here.

American Advertising Awards

A massive well done to our teams for their work on the award-winning Yellawood spots, Heist and Lumberyard, which sees a gang of cunning CG beavers go on an elaborate mission.

GOLD – Yellawood, Lumberyard for Animation, Special Effects or Motion Graphics and for Computer Generated Imagery

SILVER – Yellawood, Heist for Animation, Special Effects or Motion Graphics and for Computer Generated Imagery 

Read more about the work we did here.

What we’ve been up to

Cannes Lions Live

Watch CCO, Mike McGee and ECD, Will Bartlett demystify deepfakes and delve into the potential of the astounding technology at Cannes Lions Live here.

VFX Festival

Lead Animator, Marion Strunck (LDN) joined Escape Studio’s virtual VFX Festival this week to speak about how we created over 50 captivating Daemon’s for His Dark Materials.


Global Head of Talent, Amy Smith took part in an Access:VFX Q&A session on mentoring. Keep an eye out on FTV+ where you’ll be able can catch up with the session if you missed it.

We’ve seen a big increase in Framestorians signing up to become a mentor for young creatives looking to get a foot in the door. If you’d like to be a mentor or find out more, head here.

You’ve been [Framed]

Meet keen photographer Prince Yiadom (Compositor, LDN). He’s suuuuper patient and almost fell victim to a manhole in Vietnam. Apparently his Uncle is a sick barber too – handy contact to have in lockdown. Read more here.


Beau Leon (LA) livens up Absolut Elyx Vodka spots ‘Spring’ and ‘Summer’ with a splash of vibrancy and worked his grading magic on ‘Parked’ for Jacob Jonas The Company.

In Other News

Lovecraft Country

It’s official, HBO’s Lovecraft Country have announced their air date will be August 16th, along with a brand new piece of poster art.