10 March 2022
DNEG Wins Big at Visual Effects Society Awards with Seven Honors
Visual Effects Leader Honored with Awards for Work on ‘Dune,’ ‘Last Night in Soho’ and ‘Foundation’
9 March 2022
Framestore Wins Four VES Awards
Framestore's VES wins span the company's work across film, advertising and immersive theme park attractions.
8 March 2022
Royal Television Society Launches 2022 Bursary Schemes
The Royal Television Society (RTS), Britain’s leading forum for television and related media, has launched its prestigious bursary schemes for 2022 and is now taking applications until 15 July 2022.
Covid Guidance for Post Production & VFX has been withdrawn
UK Screen Alliance, after consultation with its members has decided that its specific Covid-19 guidance for post production & VFX, which now goes above and beyond the recommendations issued by the UK government and the devolved administrations, is no longer necessary and has been withdrawn.
3 March 2022
One of Us brings us to The Edge of War
Directed by Christian Schwochow (The Crown) and based on the international bestseller by Robert Harris, Netflix’s historical thriller Munich - The Edge of War explores the tensions between Adolf Hitler as he prepares to invade Czechoslovakia, while Neville Chamberlain's government desperately seeks a peaceful solution.
25 February 2022
Johannes Sambs promoted to Head of CG, London
Framestore is delighted to announce Johannes Sambs as Head of CG, London. Based at the company's headquarters in London, Johannes will lead the CG team on a range of projects across Advertising, Episodic and Immersive.
17 February 2022
Lexhag VFX launches Virtual Production services for TV and film
Lexhag VFX announced that they have launched virtual production services as part of their visual effects offer.
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.