Both departments at the UK firm will be brought under one banner, one pipeline and a new leadership structure. The company’s episodic work is being headed by recent BAFTA winner James Whitlam (His Dark Materials).
Whitlam is working alongside Michelle Martin, Head of Business Development, Episodic, and reports to Fiona Walkinshaw, Framestore’s Global Managing Director, Film. As they expand Framestore’s episodic offer, Whitlam and Martin will work closely with the company’s studios in London, Montreal, the U.S. and India, in a bid to give clients access to Framestore’s global talent pool as well as a range of national and regional tax incentives.
Framestore has made two hires to its episodic division. VFX Supervisor Sean Mathiesen joins from Double Negative, where he oversaw