In addition to Outstanding Special Visual Effects for ‘The Crown’ and ‘Lovecraft Country’ nominations, Netflix’s ‘Alien Worlds’ has received a nomination for Outstanding Graphic design / Documentary, taking the total Emmy Award nominations to 3!
In case you haven’t seen it, the first season of Alien Worlds is still available on Netflix and is right up there at 100% on Rotten Tomatoes. That’s your weekend watching sorted.
AEAF Awards Nomination
Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Story‘s magical storybook sequence has been selected as a finalist in the Feature Film – Sequence category. Congratulations to everyone who worked on the project for the richly-deserved kudos!
Sky Collector – Summer of Sport
Teaming up with Dan DiFelice and Sky Creative Agency, VFX Supe Chris Redding (LDN) and the IA team delivered the seventh instalment for Sky’s Collector campaign. Framestore’s work included the portal, subtle CG assets and digital matte painting. Watch the full spot and find out more on our website here.
Hyundai – Question Everything
Introducing the all-new Hyundai Tucson. Alongside Director, Anthony Leonardi, Creative Director Alex Thomas (LA) and the VFX team brought back a series of beloved Marvel characters and elements to life. Have a watch or see more on the work we did on our website here.
Lionsgate Entertainment World
Walkabout Rojo – a life and travel blogger – takes you on a tour of Lionsgate Entertainment World, a theme park based in Zhuhai Hengqin, China. He takes us through his experience of each of the five sensational, high-tech rides Framestore worked on.
You can catch more on the work we did on this mammoth project here.
The Suicide Squad
”It is also, to date, the best reviewed film of Gunn’s career, certifying his status as one of the industry’s most unique — and successful — filmmaking voices.” Read the article here on Variety.
Seven Bucks Productions’ President of Production, Hiram Garcia announces Red Notice Is ‘Biggest’ Netflix Movie Ever Made. Read more about the movie, which stars Dwayne Johnson, Ryan Reynolds and Gal Gadot, on People here.
Peter Pan & Wendy
“The Revenant With Flying Kids”. Filmmaker, David Lowry speaks on how he pitched the remake of Disney’s animated classic. Read the interview here.
You’ve been [Framed]
This week we talk to VFX Supe, Chris Redding (LDN). He built something pretty cool for Broadcaster Huw Edwards and if he wasn’t a VFX Supe, he may have dabbled with the world of architecture. Read more here.
Simon Bourne (LDN) gives Lululemon new spot a new lease of life with this colour grade.
Launchpad Competition Teaser Trailers
Our Launchpad teams have been hard at work creating these impressive teaser trailers with just enough to keep you wanting more. Take a look on our Insta story highlights!
Flame-storms ahead once again
Flamestorm took on – and thoroughly destroyed – ILM (a.k.a. The Rebel Bases). Final score: 40 – 7.
“The force wasn’t with them last night as Flamestorm stormed to another big win over The Rebel Bases.
Special mention to MVPs this week: Mel Wong for her great judgement in the batter’s box and Pietro Nicolodi for good batting and outfielding.”
Anyone else agree that Flamestorm always take a bangin’ team photo?
In Other News
The Suicide Squad‘s Weasel has been making all the headlines for the wrong (right?) reasons. The Wrap point out that you can definitely see Weasel’s, err, weenis. Want to read (or see) more?
Other headlines include:
‘Weasel’s Penis Has Been Discovered’
‘The Suicide Squad Fans Point Out Weasel’s Privates‘
SPOTTED: Looks like that blistering Canadian heat has got to Joaquin Phoenix? He’s been spied on set in MTL for upcoming A24 film Disappointment BLVD.
That’s your Framestore fix for this week – catch you next time ✌️