15 February 2022
Elstree Studios Expansion Reaches New High
The expansion of Elstree Studios reached a major milestone this week as work was completed on the outer structures of the two new soundstages.
9 February 2022
DNEG Honored With Two Academy Award® Nominations for Best Visual Effects
DNEG, a leading visual effects (VFX) and animation studio for the creation of feature film, television and multiplatform content, has received two nominations for the 94th Academy Awards.
Framestore nominated for the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects for its work on No Time To Die
Creative Director, Film, Jonathan Fawkner receives his third Oscar nomination for his work on the latest instalment of the James Bond franchise, which saw him oversee almost 400 shots spanning everything from thrilling action to seamless ‘invisible FX’.
8 February 2022
FREEFOLK BOLSTER THEIR AWARD WINNING FILM & EPISODIC OFFERING WITH LUCKY SEVEN
Soho-based VFX studio, Freefolk are delighted to announce a heptad of new talent joining their team to considerably strengthen their film and episodic VFX offering.
1 February 2022
Freefolk deliver delicious VFX for lively Anchor advert
In conjunction with long-time collaborator, director Joseph Mann at Blinkink, the Freefolk team have produced another exuberant spot for Anchor Butter, playing with the long-standing “Butter the Food. Butter the Mood” slogan.
31 January 2022
A Spotlight On… DNEG: Real Time Technology, Upcoming Projects and Going Public
This month we interviewed Chris Burn, General Manager at DNEG. We discussed advancements in technology, how they adapted during the pandemic and find out more about DNEG becoming a publicly traded company.
‘The Wheel of Time’ VFX studio brings in Exec Producer Kate Warburton
Outpost VFX has bolstered its UK team with the appointment of Kate Warburton as Executive Producer ahead of the opening of its London facility.
10 January 2022
Time for Change
The Independent Post Company’s founders are to step back as the company celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2022.
15 December 2021
TFS welcomes Supervising Sound Editor Dan Morgan & Sound Designer Arthur Graley
The expansion at Twickenham Film Studios sees MD Cara Sheppard and Managing Partners Piers Read and Jeremy Rainbird further enhance the world class Sound offering by launching the studios new Sound Editorial department as well as bringing on board two highly regarded key creative talents, Supervisor Sound Editor Dan Morgan and Sound Designer Arthur Graley.
13 December 2021
BFI report shows good growth for UK VFX, and potential is huge, if it can be unlocked
The UK's VFX industry showed steady growth over the period analysed by the BFI's Screen Business report (published 13th December) but when combined with other evidence, a picture emerges of a strong opportunity that is not being fully realised due to the structure of the tax incentives.
3 December 2021
ENVY Post Production Expands Facility With Additional 30 Edit Suites
ENVY has invested ¾ of a million in its future growth by adding an additional 30 rooms to their Holden House premises.
25 November 2021
Winning Name for Elstree Studio’s New Stages Announced
A name for Elstree Studios' landmark new soundstages has been chosen after more than 400 suggestions were submitted by residents and film and television fans nationwide.
23 November 2021
MILK EXPANDS CREATIVE AND PRODUCTION TEAMS WITH NEW HIRES
Award-winning VFX studio Milk has appointed Michelle Martin to a newly created role as its Chief Business Development Officer, as Milk expands its creative and production teams.
17 November 2021
Framestore partner with Bert & Bertie and Leo Burnett to craft character for McDonald’s festive campaign
In the opening scenes of McDonald's festive advert viewers are greeted with the warmth of Christmas and an unforgettable character named Iggy who’s been perfectly animated by Framestore’s artists to capture a rollercoaster of emotions in a spot that pulls at the heartstrings.
9 November 2021
MPC Film Craft a Gritty 14th Century France for Director Ridley Scott’s The Last Duel
Visionary filmmaker and four-time Academy Award nominee Ridley Scott, brings to audiences the tale of gripping betrayal and vengeance set against the brutality of 14th century France in, The Last Duel.
5 November 2021
A Spotlight On… Coffee & TV: Ten Years of Exceptional Visuals
This month we interviewed Sarah Walsh, Group Commercial Director of Coffee & TV. As the company comes into its tenth year, we look back on the studio's successes and history, how they adapted during the pandemic and some of their most memorable projects.