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Next PreVIEW Set: Five VFX Oscar Contenders Panel

On March 9, VFX supervisors from the 5 Best Visual Effects Oscar nominated films come together in a free VIEW Conference virtual panel; the event is offered in partnership with OGR and the VFX Festival.

Awards Headline News

Nominations Announced for the 94th Academy Awards

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at 7:06am

‘Dune’ receives 10 nominations including Best Visual Effects and Best Picture; ‘Encanto,’ ‘Flee,’ ‘Luca,’ ‘The Mitchells vs. the Machines,’ and ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ are nominated for Best Animated Feature; ‘Affairs of the Art,’ ‘Bestia,’ ‘Boxballet,’ ‘Robin Robin,’ and ‘The Windshield Wiper’ are nominated for Best Animated Short.

Bond is Back VFXWorld

Framestore Lends Its Invisible Touch to ‘No Time To Die’ VFX

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, December 29, 2021 at 12:29pm

Leading visual effects studio delivered nearly 400 shots, adding CG elements to everything from icy lakes to forests and high-speed car chases, in MGM’s latest action-packed James Bond spy thriller.

Feature Film VFX VFXWorld

Creating a Sense of Realism in ‘Pokémon Detective Pikachu’

Framestore’s Jonathan Fawkner and MPC’s Pete Dionne discuss the various ways visual effects were produced to help director Rob Letterman bring the smart-aleck yellow cartoon sleuth to the screen.

Academy Awards VFXWorld

The 2018 VFX Nominees: Doubling Down on Digital Effects

Group of 20 nominees draws on two decades of experience and technological advances, delivering shots that were previously unimaginable.

Academy Awards VFXWorld

Making it Better: Christopher Townsend Talks ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’

Oscar-nominated VFX supervisor details the myriad challenges in bringing director James Gunn’s blockbuster sequel to the screen.

Framestore VFXWorld

Framestore Reimagines Medieval England for ‘King Arthur: Legend of the Sword’

Conjuring giant elephants, magical serpents and the out-of-this-world CG environments, London and Montréal studios contribute a total of 437 VFX shots to director Guy Ritchie’s Medieval adventure.

Framestore VFXWorld

Framestore Reunites with James Gunn on ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’

Framestore collaborates with VFX supervisor Christopher Townsend to deliver more than 620 shots ranging from creature work, spaceships, ‘the best opening sequence in the world’ and an exhilarating space chase across the Galaxies.

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.