The nominations in this 20th edition of the prestigious VES Awards, which recognises and honours the most outstanding visual effects work of the year and the artists that created them, sees Framestore achieve 10 Award Nominations and showcases a broad range of Framestore skills across work spanning Film, Advertising and Rides. In addition Framestore’s work on No Time To Die is in the running for the coveted ‘Outstanding Visual Effects in a Photoreal Feature’.
Framestore CEO Sir William Sargent, said: “These nominations speak to the exciting breadth of our work and the depth of talent possessed by our artists, producers and technologists. From blockbuster films and episodic productions to stunning ads for household name brands and edge-of-the-seat theme park experiences there’s so much to be proud of when it comes to artistry, innovation and creative vision. My congratulations to everyone at Framestore and Method Studios who invested their time, skill and energy in all of the brilliant, world-class projects nominated for this year’s awards.”
The full list of Framestore’s VES nominations are as follows:
Outstanding Visual Effects in a Photoreal Feature
NO TIME TO DIE (Jonathan Fawkner)
Outstanding Supporting Visual Effects in a Photoreal Feature
THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH (Michael Ralla)
Outstanding Visual Effects in a Commercial
LEXUS; Parking Spot (Alex Thomas, Andrew McLintock, JD Yepes, Clement Renaudin)
SHEBA; Hope Reef (Grant Walker, Sophie Harrison, Hernan Llano, Michael Baker)
Outstanding Visual Effects in a Special Venue Project
JURASSIC WORLD ADVENTURE (Eugénie von Tunzelmann, Maximilian McNair MacEwan, Stephen Goalby, Brad Silby)
Outstanding Animated Character in a Photoreal Feature
FLORA & ULYSSES; Ulysses (Pierre-Loïc Hamon, Sachin Tyagi, Nandini Nambiar, Loïc Mireault)
Outstanding Created Environment in a Photoreal Feature
SPIDER-MAN: NO WAY HOME; The Mirror Dimension (Eric Le Dieu de Ville, Thomas Dotheij, Ryan Olliffe, Claire Le Teuff)
Outstanding Created Environment in an Episode, Commercial, or Real-Time Project
SHEBA; Hope Reef (Henrique Campanha, Baptiste Roy, Luca Veronese, Timothee Maron)
Outstanding Compositing & Lighting in a Commercial
TOYOTA - Never Stop (Michael Ralla, Alejandro Villabon, Alexander Osvaldsson
TOYOTA - Upstream (JD Yepes, Paul Krist, Carlos Adarraga Gomez, Minsang Lee)
The VES Award nominations follow news that Spider-Man: No Way Home has been shortlisted for the VFX Oscar; No Time to Die and The Matrix Resurrections, The Suicide Squad, Don't Look Up, The King's Man and Venom Let There Be Carnage have been selected for BAFTA’s ‘Special Visual Effects’ longlist'.
Method Studios' film and episodic teams in Melbourne, Montreal and Vancouver are being integrated into Framestore. A huge congratulations to the Method team for the nomination for Outstanding Supporting VFX in a Photoreal Feature for Candyman.