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.
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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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.
Post Perspective | Barbie
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.
LA Times | Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3
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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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.