The week we’re dead excited for a new trailer (16.04.21)

Annie Awards

19:00 (PST)

The 48th Annie Awards kicks off this evening and we’re gunning for our two nominated projects, Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made and Bodyform & Libresse #Wombstories. Watch the live stream here.

Army Of The Dead

This week the debut trailer for the action-packed Army Of The Dead officially dropped, and let’s just say we are EXCITED. It’s Zack Snyder’s first zombie foray since 2004’s Dawn Of The Dead, and our Montreal artists seriously brought their A-game, conjuring, amongst other things, an apocalyptic Las Vegas and a goddamn zombie tiger. Feast your decomposing eyeballs on this beauty…


Empire magazine features Zack Synder and Dave Bautista talking about those bad-ass Alpha zombies in the movie here, and there’s an on-set report in the physical mag too.

and check out some of the ghoulishly great artwork our artists created for the end-of-project t-shirt competition…


Artemis Fowl – The Cinefex Article That Got Away

Due to the pandemic Artemis Fowl didn’t make its Cinefex bow as planned. Writer Graham Edwards has now published the content online here, diving into the movie’s VFX work. Read what VFX Supe Stephane Naze (MTL) and Animation Supe Eric Guaglione (MTL) have to say…

A Wanda-ful Vision

CD and VFX Supe, John Kilshaw (NY) talks about the amazing effects the Framestore team created for the Disney+ series. Read the full article here.

A post-pandemic vision

CCO, Tim Webber and MD, FPS, Alex Webster (LDN) delve into the use of Framestore’s fARsight toolkit and the exciting opportunities for virtual production in a piece for VFX Voice. Have a read here.

Developments in machine learning

VFX Supe Theo Jones and Senior TD, Johannes Saam feature in this VFX Voice piece on machine learning and how it can maximise pipeline efficiency.

Virtual Sessions: The Hybrid Workplace

President of Advertising, James Razzall (US) spoke on an AICP Focused Forum panel discussing strategies for the industry as it begins to explore returning to physical workspaces, and what the future holds for office environments. You can catch up on the session here.

You’ve been [Framed]

Nandini Nambiar, Lighting/Lookdev Artist whose talents were recently employed on the adorable Flora & Ulysses. Nandini, you’ve been [Framed].

After the huge success of last year’s VFX competition we’re running it again this year and looking for the next winning team of young artists. If you know anyone who’d be perfect for this amazing opportunity, send them right over HERE.

That’s this week all rounded up, catch you on the flip side.