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Paramount Releases Five-Minute Action-Packed Clip from ‘Ghost in the Shell’

New clip from the forthcoming sci-fi adaptation directed by Rupert Sanders showcases stunning production design and visual effects with a mind-boggling attention to detail.

Framestore Headline News

Framestore Twists and Turns for ‘SS-GB’

Framestore teams with production company Sid Gentle Films and writers Neal Purvis and Robert Wade to direct and craft the twisting, turning title sequence for the adaptation of Len Deighton’s 1978 alternate history novel.

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Framestore Teaming with American Zoetrope to Create ‘Apocalypse Now’ Video Game

Framestore Ventures and American Zoetrope launch fundraising campaign for the creation of a psychological horror role-playing game based on the classic 1979 film directed by Francis Ford Coppola.

Framestore VFXWorld

Framestore Lends VFX Wizardry to ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’

Under the lead of production VFX supervisor Christian Manz, Oscar-winning VFX house helps develop and animate a range of fantastical CG characters for J.K. Rowling’s new spinoff prequel to the Harry Potter franchise.

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Framestore Pioneers New Path to ‘MARS’ for NatGeo

Groundbreaking hybrid genre epic from executive producers Ron Howard and Brian Grazer brings together contemporary documentary footage and VFX-heavy drama to transport audiences to a not-so-distant Martian future.

Framestore VFXWorld

Framestore Returns with More VFX Magic for Marvel’s ‘Doctor Strange’

Framestore provides more than 365 shots for the Marvel Studios blockbuster directed by Scott Derrickson, with work spanning CG environments and complex ‘Mandlebrot’ sets, digi-doubles of key characters, and the creation of Doctor Strange’s astral form used throughout the film.

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Framestore Sells Majority Stake to Chinese Investors

Shanghai-based Cultural Investment Holdings to acquire 75 percent of the Oscar-winning VFX studio’s business in a deal valued at $187 million; Framestore founder & CEO William Sargent to retain minority stake.

Vicon Headline News

Vicon Motion Capture Technology Lends Magic Touch to ‘Doctor Strange’

VFX house Framestore uses a 24-camera Vicon system paired with Vicon’s data capture and processing software Blade to precisely capture data straight into Autodesk MotionBuilder.

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Framestore Teams with Madefire to Launch First VR Comic Platform with New ‘Somnia’ IP

London-headquartered VFX house partners with Madefire to launch first-ever Virtual Reality comics platform with the debut of original episodic series ‘Somnia: Origins.’

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Animation Grill Launches Weekend Super Grill!

Animation Grill’s first weekend event to be held on Saturday, September 3rd at KIN+ILK Coffee House in Cardiff’s Capital Quarter with presentations from stop-motion animator & director Ben Halliwell, DNeg’s Stephen Enticott, Animator & Director Jane E. Davies, and animator, filmmaker and author Ben Mitchell.

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Shotgun Facilitates 300 Remote Artists for ‘The Squonk’ Short

Berlin-based filmmaker Jannis Funk relies on Shotgun to manage a team of 300 remote VFX artists, a library of 900 miniature models, and overall production tracking and review.

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Framestore Swings into the Jungle for ‘Legend of Tarzan’

Working with longtime collaborators director David Yates and VFX supervisor Tim Burke, Academy Award-winning VFX house delivers more than 700 shots for the new Warner Bros. adaptation, including complex jungle environments, digi-doubles, and intricate creature animation.

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New Animated Clip & Story Revealed for ‘Fantastic Beasts’

Animated clip accompanies new short story by J.K. Rowling that serves as a prequel to the upcoming Harry Potter feature, ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.’

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Framestore Appoints James Whitlam Executive Producer, Film

Visual effects veteran with 25 years of experience as a producer has contributed to films including ‘Mad Max: Fury Road,’ ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King,’ ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’ and ‘Batman Begins.’

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Framestore Teams with Greg Lynn FORM for Venice Architecture Biennale

Part of the U.S. Pavilion's ‘The Architectural Imagination,’ new exhibit rethinks urbanization using an architecture of circulation and transformation.

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Framestore Appoints Michael Eames Global Director of Animation

Internationally renowned animator is celebrated for his innovative work on VFX-intensive films including ‘Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban,’ ‘Children of Men,’ ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ and ‘Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens.’