Framestore has hired animator Michael Eames as its global director of animation for film projects. While based in London, Eames will oversee Framestore’s animation teams in London and Montréal.
Eames has worked on VFX-intensive pictures, including Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) and Children of Men (2006), for which he was nominated for a BAFTA. Most recently he has worked as animation supervisor on Avengers: Age of Ultron and Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens.
He returns to Framestore after first arriving in 2000 as animation supervisor on Dinotopia, winning an Emmy Award for Outstanding Visual Effects and a BAFTA nomination. Eames also worked on Where The Wild Things Are.