Framestore: Lawrence Jones joins New York Studio

Oscar-winning creative studio Framestore announced today the appointment of Lawrence Jones as Creative Director, Realtime Supervisor in a move to expand the creative leadership team across Immersive and VFX departments in New York. Reporting to New York’s Managing Director Charles Howell and Head of Immersive, US Christine Cattano, Jones will work closely with clients, as … Continue reading “Framestore: Lawrence Jones joins New York Studio”

Framestore receives Oscar nomination for Midnight Sky

Framestore has be nominated for the ‘Best Visual Effects’ Academy Award for its work on the Netflix film, The Midnight Sky.  VFX supervisor Chris Lawrence and animation supervisor Max Solomon join production VFX supervisor Matt Kasmir and special effects supervisor Dave Watkins on the ticket for this year’s VFX Oscar. This marks Chris Lawrence’s fourth … Continue reading “Framestore receives Oscar nomination for Midnight Sky”

Framestore provides 230 VFX shots for ‘The Crown’

Crown Framestore King. Or Queen. Having recreated Heathrow in the 1960s for the third series of The Crown, Framestore has returned to Netflix’s royal drama, providing VFX work on 230 shots throughout Season 4. The creative studio delivered a wide range of VFX work on the latest series of Peter Morgan’s streaming mega-hit including digital … Continue reading “Framestore provides 230 VFX shots for ‘The Crown’”

Framestore adds VFXmas Magic to Argos campaign

Welcome to Holiday advertising. High street giant Argos turned to Framestore to help bring the magic to its exciting festive 2020 Christmas commercial directed by James Rouse, a director who has a long-standing and successful relationship with the creative studio. The wonderful campaign film, Abracadaisy and the Astounding Lucy sees Framestore deliver some VFX tricks … Continue reading “Framestore adds VFXmas Magic to Argos campaign”

Framestore acquires Company 3 / Method

Framestore, in partnership with Aleph Capital and Crestview Partners, today announced the purchase of Company 3 / Method, bringing together two of the world’s top creative businesses in film, television and advertising.  The acquisition creates the only global creative services studio working across every part of the creative and production process. A partnership that has together won every major … Continue reading “Framestore acquires Company 3 / Method”

Framestore announces “remote” intern teams

Framestore has announced the next stage of its ‘remote internship’, with seven teams selected for a bespoke program of expert guidance, mentoring and support from the Oscar-winning creative studio. Over 100 teams applied to take part in the competition, with seven outstanding groups of VFX wunderkinds making the final cut. The competition calls on artists … Continue reading “Framestore announces “remote” intern teams”

Framestore grows team w/vet EPs and producers

Oscar-winning creative studio Framestore announced today that it has bolstered its Los Angeles team by appointing Michael Scarcella as Head of Operations, Dan Roberts and Pete King as Executive Producers, and Carla Attanasio as Senior VFX Producer. Reporting directly to Los Angeles Managing Director, Duncan Burbidge, Scarcella will be responsible for overseeing teams across client … Continue reading “Framestore grows team w/vet EPs and producers”

Framestore goes BTS of incredible Jaguar campaign

Jaguar and Spark44 have worked with multi-award-winning director William Bartlett on a collection of six films starring the New F-Type sports car. Bartlett won a Bafta for his work on SS-G Band has created the title sequences for James Bond movies Goldeneye, Tomorrow Never Dies and Spectre. The new films use innovative storytelling techniques and combine … Continue reading “Framestore goes BTS of incredible Jaguar campaign”

Framestore bolsters team with Senior Hires

Oscar-winning creative studio Framestore announced today that it has grown its team in New York with two new VFX Supervisors, Nick Tanner and Steve Sanchez, as well as Supervising Producer, Heino Henning. They will be reporting into New York Managing Director, Charles Howell.  With over 20 years of creative problem-solving experience, Tanner is regarded as … Continue reading “Framestore bolsters team with Senior Hires”

Framestore paints new picture for Sherwin Williams

Well, these spots were definitely not shot on iPhone. Framestore and Framestore Pictures worked alongside creative agency MONO on the campaign’s two new spots, ‘Journey‘ and ‘Strokes of Genius.’ With the live shoot elements wrapping safely just days before the COVID-19 lockdown, post-production for the VFX-heavy campaign was successfully completed entirely under the work from … Continue reading “Framestore paints new picture for Sherwin Williams”

Framestore looks virtually for new VFX talent

With the Covid-19 pandemic shuttering VFX houses in favor of remote working, Oscar-winning creative studio Framestore has launched an exciting competition for new talent in lieu of its longstanding internship.The competition calls on teams of budding VFX wunderkinds to craft an original 30-second film in either full CG or using a combination of CG and … Continue reading “Framestore looks virtually for new VFX talent”

Framestore takes us BTS of new Macy’s spot from Anh Vu

Directed by Anh Vu of Framestore Pictures, the new Macy’s film titled “Switch It Up” highlights strong, confident women, and the many ways an amazing outfit from the department store helps tie everything together. Inspired by the mobile shopping behavior of swiping, the spot features a fun, energetic, and highly modern approach to showing how … Continue reading “Framestore takes us BTS of new Macy’s spot from Anh Vu”

Framestore takes us BTS of John Cena Experian spot

In this new multi-spot campaign for Experian, Framestore teamed up with MikeTeevee and RESET director Gary Freedman to demonstrate that it’s now possible to increase your credit score in an instant with Experian Boost. In the first spot of the series, titled “Stampede,” a hero character (Cena) saves the day for a downtrodden man stranded with his … Continue reading “Framestore takes us BTS of John Cena Experian spot”

Framestore appoints Sinha as head of Mumbai studio

Akhauri P. Sinha has been appointed by Framestore as the head of its new, purpose-built Mumbai studio. Akhauri joins from Method, where he was Managing Director of the studio’s Indian operations. He will report directly to Framestore’s Global Managing Director, Film, Fiona Walkinshaw, and will be responsible for setting up Framestore’s newest office, a state-of-the-art facility … Continue reading “Framestore appoints Sinha as head of Mumbai studio”

Framestore on their VFX magic for ‘The Witcher’

It wasn’t witchcraft that brought the beautiful visual effects to life in Neftlix’s The Witcher. It was the magic of Framestore, London. As part of its impressive slate of work for the best-known TV streaming services and media distributors, the VFX company has delivered an extensive range of VFX for the hot Netflix series. Based … Continue reading “Framestore on their VFX magic for ‘The Witcher’”

Framestore set to open studio in Mumbai

Yesterday, Academy Award-winning global creative studio Framestore announced plans to build on its Indian presence with the opening of a studio at the epicenter of India’s booming creative industry. The studio will reportedly open its doors in Mumbai in 2020 as a full digital production facility, drawing on India’s growing creative talent pool. The studio … Continue reading “Framestore set to open studio in Mumbai”

What the Dell? The Dude Guy is back

It was almost impossible to watch your favorite show in the early 2000s without hearing the catchphrase: ‘Dude, you’re getting a Dell.’ Created originally by DDB Chicago, Steve, ‘The Dell Dude,’ appeared in 26 different commercials over three years for the PC company, becoming a national sensation for his iconic catchphrase. Now, 20 years later, … Continue reading “What the Dell? The Dude Guy is back”

Dinosaur urges world leaders not to ‘Choose Extinction’ at United Nations

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has brought a ferocious, talking dinosaur to the United Nations’ headquarters to urge more climate action from global leaders, in a short film launched as the centerpiece of the organization’s new ‘Don’t Choose Extinction’ campaign. Bursting into the iconic United Nations General Assembly Hall, famous for history-making speeches by … Continue reading “Dinosaur urges world leaders not to ‘Choose Extinction’ at United Nations”

Eternals: Kumail Nanjiani tries to park his Lexus in spot directed by Russos

Some things are worth preserving at all costs. If you’re Kingo (Kumail Nanjiani) in Marvel Studios’ Eternals, this includes your gleaming new Lexus IS 500 sports sedan. And it’s our Reel Ad of the Week. As the exclusive automotive partner of Marvel Studios’ Eternals, Lexus has dropped a marketing campaign today with a long-form video … Continue reading “Eternals: Kumail Nanjiani tries to park his Lexus in spot directed by Russos”