BAFTA TV Craft Awards
Congratulations to Russ Dodgson, James Whitlam, Rob Harrington and the team behind His Dark Materials Season 2, which won the prestigious BAFTA TV Craft award for Special, Visual & Graphic Effects!
Word on the street is that Russ accidentally had a long nap and missed ceremony, but you didn’t hear that from us…
AdAge Creativity Awards
For the second year in a row, Framestore has been selected as a finalist for ‘VFX Company of the Year’. We’ll keep you updated on the results – GO TEAM.
Perhaps the worst-guarded ‘secret’ in all of Hollywood is now a confirmed fact: Oscar Isaac (a.k.a. Poe Dameron, nerds) is starring in upcoming Disney+ spectacular Moon Knight. And you can expect it to be humdinger, because the show’s VFX is being overseen by the wonderful VFX Supe Stu Penn (LDN).
Our MTL artists are busy working away on something out-of-this-world. It’s been announced that the epic sci-fi movie, Moonfall will be released on 4th February 2022. Starring Halle Berry, Michael Peña, John Bradley, Patrick Wilson and a whole host of other Hollywood names. Read more on the latest news here.
The Tomorrow War
Set for release towards the end of July this year, here is the exciting first official trailer for The Tomorrow War. Check out the impressive environment work from our MTL teams.
Army of the Dead
It’s fair to say it has been popping off big time on social media for this epic zombie heist movie since it’s release last Friday (21st). It’s been meme-ified, analysed and best of all, glorified for it’s insaneeeeee work. Well done to all who were a part of the project!
Top Tier Content
Speaking of…. Army of the Dead immediately shot to #1 trending on Netflix UK. It got knocked off the top spot to #2 BUT by yet another sensational Framestore project: Spider-Man: Far From Home. That’s acceptable, right?
Google AR Experience
Check out this cutting-edge AR experience created with Google which allows users to view and interact with 3D versions of their favourite athletes within their very own environment.
You’ve been [Framed]
Meet Johanna Poncelin De Raucourt (MTL), a Creature FX TD who’s currently working her magic on Red Notice. The TV Show New Girl has given her some laughs during lockdown and if you’re looking for a superior Mojito, she’s your lady. Read more here.
There’s a storm comin’
Softball is back and Framestore’s team, Flamestorm, had their first successful game of the season. Keep up with their progress on Facebook or sign up to the mailing list (you’ll need to be signed into VPN for this one).
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In Other News
The epic Netflix adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s timeless Sandman saw an all-star cast announcement this week, with 12 actors named as part of the hotly-anticipated show. Looks like our raven has someone rather excellent voicing him…
That’s it for this week! Catch you next Friday, fellas.
Just a reminder that the U.S. and the U.K. both have public holidays on Monday so they’ll be ‘OOO’-hhhh having a great time off work.