Cilla VFX

Recently we were asked to help out on a shot for the biopic of Cilla Black, which has aired recently on ITV. Despite it being a pretty hefty shot requiring a tidy turnaround, we were super keen to jump on board such a lovely project. Lead Smoke Anthony and fellow Smoke artist Craig Reeves managed…

Four films at Sheffield Doc/Fest

We’re super pleased to announce that for the second year running we’ve designed four films screening at this year’s Sheffield Doc/Fest. These include; Two films by John Dower, Slaying the Badger and Bradley Wiggins, My Year in Yellow (Dir/Prod. John Dower, Ex Prod. John Battsek) Passion Pictures/Australia Broadcasting Commission film Lance Armstrong; Stop at Nothing (Dir.…

SXSW 2014

Premiering at this year’s SXSW are two films we have been working on since 2013, Legend of Shorty and The Great Invisible. The former is a UK based film, produced by Simon Chinn (The Imposter) and directed by Angus Macqueen. We came on board during the edit to design a title sequence and several motion…

Muscle Shoals in UK Cinemas

After premiering at Sundance 2013, Muscle Shoals is hitting UK cinemas on 25th October. Allison motion designed the film, which was based in the US, and we’re looking forward to it’s release on home turf. For screening details, see www.muscleshoals.co.uk. For more about the film, read below > Located alongside the Tennessee River, Muscle Shoals,…

12.12.12 film premieres at TIFF

  We’ve recently completed titles and motion design on concert film 12.12.12, documenting one of the most incredible line-ups ever. We worked remotely for the NY based edit, having worked with director Amir Bar-Lev previously. The film will be holding it’s world premiere at TIFF, on September 8th 2013, followed by a Q+A with concert…

Bond, James Bond.

  Currently screening on Sky Movies 007 and Sky1 is the Bond feature documentary, Everything or Nothing. Our involvement in Bond began with a conversation starting with something like “I’d give one of my legs to work on this…” Thankfully that wasn’t required. Working with Passion Pictures and Red Box Films, we were bought on…

Glastonbury 2013 screens Muscle Shoals

Fresh from Sundance, heading to the muddy fields of Glastonbury, is Muscle Shoals, which Allison motion designed. The film was shot beautifully in the very cinematic heart of Alabama, with interviews from the likes of Aretha Franklin, Greg Allman, Bono, Clarence Carter, Jimmy Cliff, Mick Jagger, Etta James, Alicia Keys, Wilson Pickett and Keith Richards.…

Two Films in Sundance London

Screening at Sundance London are two films we are super pleased to have been involved with. Both films were edited in the US, so we worked remotely to deliver complete graphic packages. For screening times please see http://www.sundance-london.com/ Muscle Shoals; http://muscleshoalsmovie.com/ Located on the banks of the Tennessee River, Muscle Shoals, Alabama is the unlikely breeding ground…

What happens in vegas, stays in vegas…

What happens in vegas, stays in vegas… unless you’re talking to over 2000 people in the one room! Anthony + Allison have just returned from a hugely successful trip to vegas for the inaugural NAB. Ant gave presentations at the Autodesk booth on each day (see link below for his talk) and also presented at the sold…