Framestore Hopes To Walk With BAFTA Effects Award

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) announced its nominations for the 2002 British Academy Television Craft Awards. Framestore CFC is competing against itself for the Visual Effects Award for its work on DINOTOPIA with Beechmoon Prods. for Sky One and THE GIANT CLAW A WALKING WITH DINOSAURS SPECIAL, with Impossible Pictures for BBC1. Mike McGee, Michael Eames, Alec Knox are the nominated team for DINOTOPIA while Max Tyrie, Tim Greenwood, Jez Gibson Harris have been singled out for THE GIANT CLAW. Framestore is competing against the other two nominees HORNBLOWER by Phil Attfield for Granada/ITV1 and HOW THE TWIN TOWERS COLLAPSED, with VFX by Red Vision with Darlow Smithson Prods. for Channel 4.

Nominees for Graphic Design are BANZAI, Blue Source and Radar Productions for E4; THE DINOSAUR HUNTERS, Burrell Durrant Hifle for Granada and Channel 4; GREAT BRITONS, Burrell Durrant Hifle for BBC London/BBC2 THE LIFE OF MAMMALS, 422 South and the BBC Natural History Unit for BBC1. The British Academy Television Craft Awards were created in 2000 to give behind-the-scenes talent their own dedicated ceremony, which will be held on May 11, 2003 at The Dorchester, Park Lane, London. For a complete list of winners go to www.bafta.org/craft/announce.htm.