16 October 2018
Walter Campbell joining MPC to aid development of ‘end to end’ production house
Walter Campbell, the creative director behind the Guinness ‘Surfer’ ad (1999) has been announced to be joining MPC London as Creative Head of Business Development.
14 October 2018
Colourist Chris Rodgers joining Encore London
The grading artist will join the colour team at Encore London’s Wardour Street location.
10 October 2018
First content for Magic Leap 3D board game unveiled
Framestore proudly presents 'Air New Zealand Fact or Fantasy? The Fantastical Game of New Zealand', the studio’s first content for the Magic Leap One.
8 October 2018
New BFI Screen Business Report shows UK Tax reliefs help fuel boom in UK Screen Industries
An independent new report published today demonstrates the huge value of the government tax reliefs across the UK’s screen industries, seeding unprecedented levels of production, creating thousands of jobs, growing businesses and infrastructure, generating record levels of inward investment, boosting exports of UK productions and services internationally and creating spillover benefits for other industries.
Framestore appoints Suzanne Jandu Head of 2D
Framestore is pleased to welcome Suzanne Jandu as Head of 2D in London, working across its Advertising, Television and Immersive divisions.
Visual Effects creates value in excess of £1billion per year for the UK economy
According to the new Screen Business report released today, the UK’s Visual Effects (VFX) industry generates more than one billion pounds of added value for the UK economy. This shows VFX to be a vital component of the UK’s successful film, TV and advertising industries.
7 October 2018
Framestore Conquers El Capitan in 360° for National Geographic Documentary Films’ ‘Free Solo’
Framestore and National Geographic Documentary Films are excited to announce the premiere of Free Solo 360° which debuted September 21 at the 2018 Los Angeles Film Festival.
Cinesite has named Caroline Garrett head of its London VFX studio
The accomplished production executive will handle day-to-day operations for the London VFX studio after nearly a decade with the company.
MPC Film’s Character Lab Team Creates Wolves and Ice Age Animals for Studio 8’s Alpha
Working closely with Production VFX Supervisor Jeffrey A. Okun, MPC Film’s visual effects team were given the challenge of creating 16 photoreal characters and five environments for the Ice Age world of Studio 8’s Alpha.
1 October 2018
Gorilla does Online and Finishing for the New Season of Doctor Who
This autumn sees an exciting collaboration between BBC Studios and the Cardiff based post-production company for long running sci-fi drama.
Production Innovation for Immersive Content Competition
Andrew Chitty, Challenge Director for Audience of the Future, and Creative Economy Champion at AHRC, spoke to UK Screen Alliance on the potential of immersive media.
26 September 2018
Test driving the future: Framestore and Noitom achieve Hyper Reality for Volkswagen Group China Import
Framestore proudly presents the VW Touareg Hyper Reality Test Drive, unveiled September 26th in Zhuhai, China.
25 September 2018
Anthony Gibbs promoted to Creative Director at Framestore
Framestore is pleased to announce the promotion of Anthony Gibbs to Creative Director, from his previous position of Design Director.
24 September 2018
MPC Film Upgrade the VFX in The Predator
MPC Film’s team were led by VFX Supervisors Richard Little and Arundi Asregadoo, creating 500 shots for the latest Predator movie. The majority of the work required hero animation for the Upgraded Predator and additional work included the Predator Dogs, FX effects and a CG swamp environment.
17 September 2018
UK Screen Alliance opposes MAC proposal to extend Immigration Skills Charge to EEA skilled workers
The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has today (18th Sept 2018) published its final report into EEA Migration in the UK and has made recommendations to government about the shape of the UK’s immigration policy following Brexit.
Freefolk VFX create and direct new trailer for 11th Doctor Who series
Freefolk created and directed CG for the trailer for the 11th series of Doctor Who. The new, and first female doctor, is revealed under a shattering glass ceiling, directed in-house by Freefolk’s Jason Watts for BBC Creative.
Spotlight on…Warner Bros. De Lane Lea: Facility Expansion Plans and the Future
The award-winning audio post production house Warner Bros. De Lane Lea has flourished for over 70 years in the post-production business. Their highly skilled technical team, operations, and support staff work closely with their creative talent to deliver specialised and collaborative creative expertise, dedicated to the craft of post-production for motion pictures, television, gaming and commercials.
16 September 2018
NextGen Skills Academy: Inspiring the Next Generation of Creatives
NextGen Skills Academy (or NextGen for short) was set up by Government and the Games, Animation and VFX industries in 2014 in response to the NextGen Report, which highlighted skills shortages in the creative industries.
10 September 2018
Welsh Post-Production Team Gorilla expands to new central Cardiff Facility
Gorilla opens a second facility near its former base on Cathedral Road which includes 10 permanent edit suites, with reception and technical assistance to compliment their HQ in Cardiff Bay.