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20th December 2023

VFX Voice | Loki Season 2

VFX Voice interviewed Loki season 2 production side VFX Supervisor, Chris Townsend this week on the differences between season 1 and and season 2 in visual style, but also the new effects created such as timeslipping and spaghettification. Townsend praised our team's work on the effects, and on creating the final shots of the series with Loki at the Yggdrasil tree.

Read more about the visual effects in Loki Season 2 here. 

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A woman sat looking into the frame of a pink mirror smiling, in the background there are pink houses and a blue sky.
18th December 2023

Awards Daily | Barbie

With Barbie on the VFX Oscars Long List, Joey Moser at AwardsDaily caught up with Production Supervisor, Glen Pratt on how the invisible VFX of Barbie aid the storytelling. Giving an insight to the on set experimentation and exploration encouraged by Director Greta Gerwig, Glen elaborates:

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18th December 2023

Happy Holidays 2023

Our thanks and warm wishes to every single one of our clients, collaborators, friends and colleagues.
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15th December 2023

IndieWire | Barbie

IndieWire spoke to Barbie Production VFX Supervisor, Glen Pratt on the technology and work that went into creating the opening ‘Dawn of Barbie’ sequence. Taking inspiration from 2001: A Space Odyssey and nodding to Stanley Kubrick’s own keenness to embrace cutting-edge technolog,y the scene made full use of LED and game engine technology, and here Pratt speaks about the involvement by Framestore’s previs team and intersection of miniatures and VFX. 

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14th December 2023

Post Perspective | Barbie

PostPerspective spoke to Barbie VFX Supervisor, Glen Pratt about the visual effects workflow used throughout the making of Barbie.
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14th December 2023

Cartoon Brew | Imaginary Friends

Cartoon Brew shared their first look at John Krasinski's IF this week, offering  a look behind the scenes. Keen eyed viewers will be able to spot some Framestore turntable test footage of the CG invisible friends in the video below.

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12th December 2023

LA Times | Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

VFX Supervisor, Stephane Ceretti sat down with the LA Times to talk about the incredible VFX work that went into James Gunn’s third and final instalment of the Guardians series.
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11th December 2023

Gold Derby | Barbie

With Barbie on the Oscars VFX long list, Production Supervisor Glen Pratt talks  to Gold Derby about the challenges of creating the hyper stylised, toy aesthetic of Barbie Land. Speaking about the collaboration between the different departments in the film’s production and how the combination of the physical with the digital created something truly visually unique and joyful. 

Framestore was the lead VFX studio for Barbie, delivering close to 800 shots of Barbie Land, supervised by Francois Dumoulin from our studio in Montreal.

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8th December 2023

Oscars Longlist 2024

The Oscar VFX longlist has been revealed by Variety, and includes four Framestore projects.
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8th December 2023

AWN | Wheel of Time

Animated World Network interviewed Wheel of Time’s VFX Producer, Brian Shows and the Post Producer, David Frew about the whopping 2,600 visual effects shots throughout the series, including the fiery dragon from the series finale that FPS and our VFX team in LDN worked so hard to bring to life.

Read more at AWN.

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1st December 2023

Catch FLITE

FLITE, the directorial debut of Oscar winning VFX Supervisor Tim Webber is now available to watch online. 
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A still from Loki season 2 showing Tom Hiddleston in a room with screens, the room is slowing being spaghettified.
28th November 2023

The Art of VFX | Loki

Art of VFX interviewed Loki season 2's overall VFX Supervisor, Chris Townsend this week to explore the stunning visual effects that brought the show to life.
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