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19th January 2023

2023 Award Nominations

Framestore are off to a flying start this awards season, with eleven nominations following announcements from the Academy Awards, BAFTA, Visual Effects Society (VES), and Annie Awards.  The projects shortlisted - Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore, Top Gun: Maverick, Beast and Slumberland - underline our rich heritage in creating emotionally compelling creature performances, photo-realistic effects and world-building environments.  Jumanji: The Adventure and Avengers: Quantum Encounter also nod to the success of our Immersive business, pioneering entertaining and adrenaline-fuelled interactive experiences.

Framestore Academy Award Nominations:

  • Best Visual Effects - Top Gun: Maverick

Framestore BAFTA Nominations:

  • Best Special Visual Effects - Top Gun: Maverick

Framestore VES Award Nominations:

  • Outstanding Visual Effects in a Photoreal Feature - Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore and Top Gun: Maverick
  • Outstanding Visual Effects in a Special Venue Project - Jumanji: The Adventure and Avengers: Quantum Encounter
  • Outstanding Animated Character in a Photoreal Feature - Beast and Slumberland
  • Outstanding Model in a Photoreal or Animated Project - Top Gun: Maverick
  • Outstanding Compositing and Lighting in a Feature - Top Gun: Maverick

Framestore Annie Award Nominations:

  • Best Character Animation - Live Action – Beast


“These nominations represent the hard work of teams that span geographies and disciplines while also operating during a time of notable change,” explains Framestore CEO, Mel Sullivan.  “They also speak to the culture of our company, the pride we have in building collaborative teams that solve problems, supporting each other and our clients.  We invest in our people and technology; we are committed to R&D and we take risks which, after decades of working alongside some of the world’s greatest storytellers, can be seen in the brilliant work entered and nominated here. Lots more to come.”