Framestore Promotes Helen Hughes to Head of Production
Press Release from Framestore
(May 17, 2011) Framestore’s London office is promoting Helen Hughes to its top commercials production role, Head of Production. The appointment starts in May 2011 and coincides with a period of growth which will see the production department further increase with imminent new hirings.
Hughes joined Framestore as a senior producer in August 2010. Since working for Framestore, Hughes has produced, amongst others, Audi Goodnight Moon with Daniel Kleinman; EA Sports FIFA 11 and Special Olympics Omar with Johnny Green. She is currently working with Tom Kuntz on a soon-to-be-released project. Hughes’ most notable campaigns to date include: Ivan Zacharias’s Honda Impossible Dream, Dante Ariola’s Johnnie Walker Human and Guy Ritchie’s Nike The Next Level.
Hughes joined Framestore from Method Studios in LA where she was a director of production. Hughes was previously at The Mill, firstly in the London office between 2000 and 2006 where she became deputy head of production before transferring to the USA to establish The Mill’s LA studio. Hughes’ production career began as an agency producer at Ogilvy and a production company producer at Outsider Films.
Helen Hughes said: “I’m absolutely honoured to be made Framestore’s Head of Production. Although I haven’t been here for long, it already feels like home and I’m thrilled to cement my place in the company with such a prestigious position. I’m really looking forward to helping the production department expand and move forward.”
Framestore MD, Helen Stanley, said: “Helen has only been with us for nine months but in that short time she has proved to be absolutely invaluable. She has a vast wealth of visual effects and CG knowledge; not to mention an enviable transatlantic client list and award-winning portfolio. Her meticulous approach to production and her compassionate leadership make her the perfect candidate to head our production team.”