The week we unleashed the 4 elements 🌊🌎🔥💨 (17.11.23)

Water. Earth. Fire. Air.

Always remember who you are.”

We’re thrilled that our LDN and NY studios helped bring to life Netflix’s live-action adaptation of AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER. 
Watch it only on Netflix from Thursday 22nd February 2024.

Monarch: Legacy of Monsters is Now Streaming on Apple TV+

The first three episodes of Monarch: Legacy of Monsters are now available on Apple TV+. Led by VFX Supervisor, Arek Komorowski, our teams in VAN with support from MTL, have crafted the Ice Titan and the Warthog, as well as some complex FX for the action-packed 10-episode series.

The initial reviews highly praise the visual effects.

The Hollywood Report: “No expense has been spared in making Godzilla and his CG kin look as good as they possibly can at a more modest size.”

Mashable: Even on the small screen, the visual effects bringing these monsters to life are extremely impressive.” 

Discussing Film: “The monsters and locations look great and the effects are far more impressive than your average television/streaming endeavour.”

Rebel Moon – Part One: Child of Fire Official Trailer

Check out the new trailer for Zack Snyder‘s space adventure Rebel Moon – Part One: A Child of Fire. As the main creative partner, our teams in MTL, VAN and MUM have delivered groundbreaking work and we can’t wait to see it!

Rebel Moon – Part One: A Child of Fire streams on Netflix from Friday 22nd December.

Zack Snyder dishes on Rebel Moon

Watch Zack Snyder break down the trailer for Rebel Moon — Part One: A Child of Fire, as he introduces the story, the behind the scenes, and the characters. 

Interview with Entertainment Weekly

Zack Snyder continues his promotional campaign with an interview with Entertainment Weekly, where he shares more details about Rebel Moon and his director’s cut.

Wonka’s Sweet Clips

Warner Bros. is teasing the highly anticipated Wonka with two new short clips. These clips feature Timothée Chalamet singing Pure Imagination and showcase the first encounter between Wonka and the Oompa Loompa.

Wonka is set to release in theatres in the UK on Friday 8th December, followed by a worldwide release on December 15th.

Ted Prequel Series Teaser

A teaser for the Ted prequel series dropped this week, announcing an 11 January premiere date on Peacock. Congrats to the team in MEL who’ve done Seth MacFarlane proud.

Trolli’s Electrifying Spots

Our CHI, NY and LA studios were tapped for Trolli’s new Sour Electric Crawler campaign titled, ‘Eat Me‘, where gummy worms come to life in two new irresistibly sweet spots.

Fancy a McDonald’s?

Framestore LDN and Leo Burnett London collaborated with Shannon Murphy and Smuggler, to create a feel-good festive atmosphere for McDonald’s latest campaign ‘Fancy a McDonald’s this Christmas?’. The spot offers some respite from the chaos of the holiday season and was finished with a festive grade by Steffan Perry at Company 3.

What Happens in Vegas…

Framestore LDN helped Dentsu Creative and Smuggler to get the party started in a new Hilton x Formula 1 spot celebrating Lando Norris’s birthday as he discovers the spectacular ‘Vroom Service’ Hilton has to offer.

The grade was completed by Matthieu Toullet at Company 3.


Go in-depth interview with VFX Voice and VFX Supervisor, Laureline Silan, discussing our work on Foundation season two

Read more here.

Seth MacFarlane shared a first look image has been released for the upcoming Ted series in the works at Peacock and shouted out our MEL studio for their work on the project!

Read more on CBR here.


Framestore’s very own Oscar-winning Visual Effects Supervisor Tim Webber showed off his debut short film FLITE and gave a short talk on the Centre Stage where he discussed all things VFX,

In other news

Framestore Podcast – Episode 33

The Framestore Podcast released another two-part episode this week, our usual host Simon Devereux was joined by co-host 3D Production Assistant, Chloe Rodrigues. Together they interviewed MTL’s Head of Production, Chris Blasko. They discuss the importance of transferable skills, how Chris’s role is continually changing, and top tips for being successful in production.

Listen to all episodes now on Spotify or Apple Podcasts

Carrie’s Closet wins big at the Clio Entertainment Awards

Our Immersive team received 3 nods from Clio Entertainment for Max’s Sex and the City “Carrie’s Closet” immersive experience!

The fully immersive experience, which transported guests back to 1998 when Carrie’s iconic white tutu first appeared on screens in our homes, received the following honors:

-Innovation: Bronze
-Branded Content – Experience | Activation: Bronze
-Branded Content – Digital: Shortlisted

A massive congratulations to Max, all of our creative collaborators and our talented Immersive team who brought Carrie’s Closet to life and made these achievements possible.

VAN celebrates Diwali

Baking with VAN

Melbourne Kicks Off Diwali/Deepwali in Style

Montréal Basketball

The MTL basketball team had its best turnout so far this week! The group continues to grow, so if you have an interest in joining, feel free to reach out the Benoit Lefebvre, Elizabeth Paradis or Laina Bennani. 

MTL WIP screenings

Montreal’s teams had the chance to watch the work-in-progress from projects across Framestore’s studios, with an impressive audience attendance. Thank you to all who participated!

Staff Awards 🏆

The end of year Staff Awards Poll is now open.

Please take some time to consider who you think would make worthy winners – and give them a December boost.
As usual, go to the Intranet to cast your three votes (note that those who have received an award in the last twelve months are ineligible this time around). Vote here.

The polls will close on 22nd November.