The week it’s gone O-vary well (10.07.20)


Fronted by Hilary Swank, this upcoming Netflix sci-fi series, Away has dropped its first teaser trailer. The NY team has been working hard on a huge amount of work for the show, including this shot featured in the teaser.

Macmillan Coffee Morning

The LDN advertising team provided titles and a colour grade on this awesome animation-injected film from Blinkink for MacMillan’s Coffee Morning.

FICCI Frames Awards

We’re excited to announce we’ve been nominated in the VFX category for our work on both Avengers: Endgame and Spider-Man: Far From Home at this year’s FICCI Best Animated Frames (BAF) Awards. We’ll keep you updated on how we do at the virtual awards ceremony this weekend!


Make womb for press

The new Libresse/ Bodyform Wombstories ad is Campaign Live’s Pick of the Week. The spot has been causing a storm, praised for it’s boundary-smashing nature, labelled by AWN as “the most beautiful and impactful animated sequences” they had seen in years after they spoke to Creative Director Sharon Lock (LDN) about the work. Read more in this article.

Sharon also spoke to It’s Nice That about the project. Read that Q&A here.

Head to our website for more info on the project.

Name droppin

Adrian de Wet and Eve Fizzinoglia, our production-side supervisor and producer, spoke to Art of VFX about their work on See, giving Framestore more than one great mention. Read the Q&A here.

What we’ve been up to

Creativity Week

It’s creativity week over on BBC Bitesize Daily. VFX Supe of the series (& Framestore CD, TV) Russell Dodgson (LDN) joined the show to discuss the purpose of CGI, performance capture and green screens when making His Dark Materials 🐒

Catch the man himself on each of the 3 videos at the times below…
CGI: Skip to 11:31 – 14:54
CHROMA KEY: Skip to 11:41 – 15:00
PERFORMANCE CAPTURE: Skip to 11:48 – 14:51

Post NY Alliance

VFX Producer, Julie Long (NY) in our New York TV team, joined the weekly Post NY Post Break video conference series to talk about the expanding role of visual effects in a post-COVID world. If you missed it you can watch the session on demand here.

You’ve been [Framed]

Sylvain Lorgeou, Head of Vis Dev (MTL), worked on the visual masterpiece that is Blade Runner 2049 and he’s got some maaaad basketball skills. Read more here.

In Other News

Launchpad Competition

We’ve selected our teams to take part in the brand-new-this-year Launchpad Competition, run entirely remotely. Each team got started on their projects this week to produce a 30-sec film in full CG or using a combination of CG and live action. With mentors from across LDN & MTL offices we know their final work will be pretty impressive!

See the winning teams here.