Framestore Earns Eight Nominations at the Visual Effects Society Awards
This week the Visual Effects Society announced their nominations for the 18th Annual VES Awards, with creative studio Framestore the proud recipient of eight nominations for a wide breadth of work across film, television, advertising and immersive projects.
Feature film The Aeronauts (Amazon Studios) is nominated for the prestigious award in Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Photoreal Feature, with His Dark Materials (BBC / HBO) nominated for Outstanding Visual Effects in a Photoreal Episode and See (Apple TV) nominated for Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Photoreal Episode.
Disney's Lady and the Tramp scored a double nomination for Outstanding Visual Effects in a Photoreal Episode and Outstanding Animated Character in an Episode for 'Tramp.' Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Endgame also earned a nod in the Outstanding Animated Character category for Smart Hulk; the Bruce Banner / Hulk hybrid.
Framestore’s work on the Purdey’s commercial Hummingbird was recognised in the Outstanding Visual Effects in a Commercial category, while the innovative immersive project Universal Sphere for Comcast has been nominated for Outstanding Visual Effects in a Special Venue Project.
This week, Avengers: Endgame was also nominated for the BAFTA in Special Visual Effects. In addition, three films worked on extensively by the Framestore team have made the top ten shortlist for the Oscar in Best Visual Effects. Marvel Studios' Avengers: Endgame, Captain Marvel and James Cameron's Alita: Battle Angel have all been selected for their pioneering VFX work.
Says CEO William Sargent: “It is always very exciting to be recognised by the Visual Effects Society and this year the breadth of work really highlights the diverse talent and artistry across our global offices. Many congratulations to our artists, friends and collaborators who have been nominated for their outstanding work.”
The VES Awards will be held on January 29th, 2020 in LA.