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12 April 2019

Post Production Technical Operator apprenticeship gets green light

A new apprenticeship standard for post production technical operators has been approved for delivery by the Institute for Apprenticeships (IfA). The standard has been developed by a group of Trailblazer employers including Clear Cut Pictures, Technicolor, MPC, Fifty Fifty Post, Molinare, Company 3, Encore, Run VT, Edit Store, Platform and Pinewood.

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15 April 2019

Framestore helps deliver Justin Chadwick’s vision for new Idris Elba-fronted Sky commercials

Hollywood director Justin Chadwick teamed up with Idris Elba for Sky as it rolls out a new family-driven ad campaign starring the British icon. Life But Better is a series of three vibrant and colourful films for Sky’s first campaign with Mother, for which the advertising agency called on Framestore to provide VFX and a very important colour grade.

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8 April 2019

Spotlight On... Brown Bag Films: Developing Studios, Skills, and 25 Years of Success

Brown Bag Films is one of the most prestigious creative-lead animation studios in the world, with bases across three continents, set to celebrate their 25 year anniversary in 2019. This month UK Screen Alliance talked to Director of UK operations at Brown Bag, Sarah McQuire, who gave an insight into Brown Bag’s growth, some of her personal favourite achievements, and what’s on the horizon for the animation company.

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9 April 2019

MPC Film takes Disney's “DUMBO” to new heights

Overall VFX Supervisor Richard Stammers and MPC VFX Supervisor Patrick Ledda oversaw MPC’s teams, made up of more than 1200 artists and production crew, to deliver 1150 shots for “Dumbo”, over the course of two and a half years.

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2 April 2019

UK Screen Alliance Encourages all European VFX, Post and Animation Workers in the UK to Apply for Settled Status

The UK Settlement Scheme for EU, EEA and Swiss citizens is now open for applications.

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