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Framestore Reunites with James Gunn on ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2′ Delve into the 620 shots delivered by the studio under VFX supe Jonathan Fawkner to bring back Rocket, ... Continue Reading →

Framestore Opens 3rd US Shop in Chicago

Oscar-winning VFX and animation company Framestore is opening the doors of a new office in Chicago’s West Loop on May 1. The outfit will be run by current Framestore employees David ... Continue Reading →
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FMX ’17: AMPAS Prez Cheryl Boone Isaacs, ‘Guardians,’ ‘Ghost’ & ‘Pearl’ Join Lineup

With just a week to go until FMX takes place in Stuttgart (May 2-5), organizers continue to confirm must-see additions across the schedule, including a keynote from Cheryl Boone Isaacs ... Continue Reading →
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2017 AICP Show & AICP Next Awards Shortlists Revealed

The shortlisted projects for the 2017 AICP Show and AICP Next Awards have been announced by Matt Miller, President & CEO of the Association of Independent Commercial Producers. ... Continue Reading →
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Kate Phillips Joins Framestore Montreal as Head of Production

Framestore has appointed Kate Phillips as Head of Production, Montreal, charged with supporting the studio’s talent in creating top-notch VFX for feature films, and managing overall ... Continue Reading →
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WB’s Anne Kolbe Bringing ‘King Arthur’ to FMX

FMX, the International Conference on Animation, Effects, VR, Games and Transmedia (Stuttgart, May 2-5) has announced that Warner Bros. Pictures SVP of Visual Effects Anne Kolbe will ... Continue Reading →
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CG Supe Fabio Zangla Joins Framestore

Framestore announces the appointment of award-winning CG supervisor Fabio Zangla, who will work in the company’s global Film division. Zangla will be based in London, and collaborate ... Continue Reading →
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Framestore Montreal Opens Launchpad PRO

Framestore VFX studio has joined with Campus ADN for a new training initiative in Montreal, Launchpad: PRO. Aimed at helping students develop industry-standard skills, the first courses ... Continue Reading →
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ANNY Announces First-Ever “Best of Fest”

Animation Nights New York, a monthly short film screening and networking event coming up on its first anniversary this month, and to celebrate the organizers are planning a two-day ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH: Emerging Tech

+ SIGGRAPH continues to reveal programming highlights for the July 24-28 event in Anaheim, CA. On Wednesday, check out the Emerging Technologies “Best of Show” presentation, ... Continue Reading →