Our year in review: 2018

On the cusp of 2019, we thought we’d take a few moments to reflect on the preceding twelve months, celebrate our successes and dip into our highlights. In 2018 we worked on a wide array of incredible films and series, gifting us the ability to learn about a myriad of worlds we otherwise would quite…

LITTLE DRUMMER GIRL AT LONDON FILM FESTIVAL

BBC Drama, The Little Drummer Girl, is premiering at BFI London Film Festival. Blue Spill were working on a range of VFX shots for the series, which was posted in 4K. Anthony Brownmoore used Flame to complete almost thirty shots, most of which involved heavy clean up work, such as removing modern details to sit…

AMERICAN ANIMALS IN CINEMAS

Bart Layton’s American Animals releasing in cinemas, after premiering within the U.S. Dramatic Competition at Sundance Film Festival where it was nominated for the Grand Jury prize. Our involvement with American Animals began during the later stages of rough cut, working closely with Bart and editor Julian Hart from their London based edit over a six month period. We…

Vivienne Westwood in cinemas

Currently screening in UK cinemas is Lorna Tucker’s Westwood; Punk, Icon, Activist, exploring the life of iconic designer Vivienne Westwood. The film premiered at Sundance 2018, in the World Cinema Documentary Competition. We jumped on board Westwood during the London based rough cut, having worked with producer John Battsek and editor Paul Carlin on a number of films…

Take Your Pills hits Netflix

We’re very pleased to announce that after a successful launch at SXSW, Netflix original Take Your Pills has just been released on Netflix. Directed by Alison Klayman (Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry), the film explores Adderall abuse in American society. We became involved in Alison’s NY based film having worked previously with producers Julie Goldman and Caroline…

Blue Spill designs three films SXSW 2018

We’re super pleased that three films we’ve designed are heading to SXSW. Premiering at the festival is Take Your Pills, directed by Alison Klayman (Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry) and If I Leave Here Tomorrow: A Film About Lynyrd Skynyrd, directed by Stephen Kijak (We Are X, Stones in Exile). Also heading over fresh from its Sundance premiere is…

Blue Spill designs two films premiering Sundance 2018

We’re very pleased to be involved with Sundance for the eighth year, with two films premiering at this years festival. Bart Layton’s American Animals is premiering within the U.S. Dramatic Competition, and has been nominated for the Grand Jury prize. Also premiering is Lorna Tucker’s Westwood; Punk, Icon, Activist within World Cinema Documentary Competition. Our involvement with American Animals began…

Allison judges Motionographer Awards

    As long time admirers of their renowned site, Allison Brownmoore was very pleased when she was approached by Motionographer.com  to judge their annual Motionographer awards. Showcasing some of the best motion talent, the awards cover a broad range of categories from Commercial to Experimental, and Allison will be judging the Film/Long Form category. She’s very…

Blue Spill wins RTS Award

Blue Spill are very pleased to announce we won an RTS North West Craft award for VFX on Tina and Bobby. Our nomination was alongside Tanvir Hanif, Dave Child, Jim Knopp and Ben Revens with whom we worked with to deliver over 80 shots for the three part series. We came on board the project with VFX Supervisor Tanvir…

Blue Spill nominated for RTS NW Craft Award!

Blue Spill are very pleased to announce we have been nominated for an RTS North West Craft award for VFX on Tina and Bobby. Our nomination was alongside Tanvir Hanif, Dave Child, Jim Knopp and Ben Revens with whom we worked with to deliver over 80 shots for the three part series. We came on board the project…