Listen to Me Marlon opens in UK cinemas

Currently in London cinemas and opening UK cinemas in November, is Listen to Me Marlon, directed by Stevan Riley. We designed the title sequence in addition to over fifty in film sequences. Having worked with director Stevan previously (Fire in Babylon, Bond; Everything or Nothing), we had some early meetings to discuss style and his unique narrative approach. Without the…

We’re heading to DOC NYC

We’re super excited to announce that we’ll be at DOC NYC in November! We’ll be speaking on the Masterclass panel for Animation and Graphics, about graphical goods in general – and also relating to one of the films we worked on which is premiering at the festival, The Sunshine Makers.  The Sunshine Makers is a…

BBC’s Cradle to Grave: VFX

Blue Spill worked in conjunction with ITV’s 3Sixtymedia to deliver a range of VFX shots for BBC’s new Danny Baker sitcom starring Peter Kay, Cradle to Grave. We worked on episodes four through to eight, on an average of 30 VFX shots per episode. There was a great range of shots, most of which were helping…

Splitting Screens for The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

Blue Spill designs three motion sequences for The Man From U.N.C.L.E. We were super pleased to be involved in Mr. Richie’s film – initially we came on board for two motion sequences, which was later extended to three. Our key focus were two split screen sequences within the film, which were around three minutes in length.…

Two Films in London Film Festival

We’re super pleased to announce two of the films we worked on earlier this year will be screening at the London Film Festival. My Scientology Movie is produced by Simon Chinn, directed (and co-written) by John Dower, presented (and co-written) by Louis Theroux and edited by Paul Carlin. Louis Theroux employs his characteristic deadpan wit…

Indian Point at Tribeca Film Festival 2015

Blue Spill were very pleased to be involved in Ivy Meeropol’s film, Indian Point, premiering at Tribeca Film Festival 2015. Working with the U.S. based edit, we designed the title and several in film sequences which assist in telling this important story. Our in film work was concentrated mostly on working with news based aesthetics; online and newspaper articles.…

JACO premieres SXSW 2015

Blue Spill designs five motion sequences for the film JACO, premiering at SXSW March 2015. Our work with the film involved creating motion sequences with photographic archive, bringing the images to life to Jaco’s incredible musicality. Working with co-director Stephen Kijak from the L.A. based edit, we thoroughly enjoyed complimenting Jaco’s experimental sounds with respective visuals. It was a…

Backstreet’s Back

“What do you when you’re a full-grown man in a boy band?” BlueSpill motion designs Backstreet Boys : Show ‘Em What You’re Made Of We came on board during the London based edit, having worked with director Stephen Kijak previously (Stones in Exile). Initially we discussed an opening title sequence which wasn’t graphics intensive, however…

Baby P: The Untold Story

Screening on BBC1 on 27th October is (Falling Man director) Henry Singer’s film detailing the infamous Baby P case. The film was two years in the making, and while discussions on working together started early, BlueSpill’s involvement came in the final stretch. Henry was looking for a graphical presence which felt lifting to the film…

National Geographic’s American War Generals

We’ve recently completed work on U.S. National Geographic’s two hour special, American War Generals. Working with director Greg Barker and Producer Simon Epstein from the U.S. based edit, we delivered an array of motion designed sequences for the program. Predominantly these sequences were used to bridge and simplify narrative complexities, as the program progresses through…