LONDON — Framestore (www.framestore.com), the Oscar- and BAFTA-winning VFX studio, has promoted Stephen Goalby to head of design, UK, a role that will see him lead the design team as the studio continues to expand the division.
Goalby joined Framestore in 2016 and has played a key role across film, episodic and immersive projects. His credits include work with brands and IP that include Coca-Cola, Google and UEFA. Most recently, he worked on the title sequence for the James Bond film, No Time to Die, and with both Universal Creative and Walt Disney Imagineering on attractions and experiences based in Beijing, Hollywood and Orlando.
“Stephen’s exciting unannounced projects will deliver everything from intricate hand-drawn 2D animation to futuristic technical UI sequences,” says Lottie Cooper, managing director, advertising, TV & immersive. “With his dedication and ability to lead the team both technically and creatively he’s opened us up to new and groundbreaking opportunities and the team continues to go from strength to strength under his leadership.”
“It’s an honor to be working at a studio that is positioned at the forefront of design and I’m excited to be at the helm as we grow as a department,” adds Goalby. “It’s been incredible to work with so many brilliant clients and partners and I’m looking forward to continuing to expand our capabilities in this space.”