Melinka Thompson-Godoy, Chloe Grysole Get New Framestore Roles – What We Know!

VFX big Framestore, whose latest initiatives embody “Physician Unusual In The Multiverse Of Insanity,” “Moon Knight” and Baz Luhrmann’s upcoming biopic “Elvis,” is increasing its Canadian footprint.

The Oscar, Emmy and BAFTA-winning inventive studio has employed Melinka Thompson-Godoy (pictured above proper) as the top of its Montreal studio whereas increasing Chloe Grysole’s position from managing director of its Montreal studio to managing director of movie and episodic, which can see her remit expanded to the Vancouver studio as effectively.

Grysole (above left), who has been with Framestore for over 4 years, will probably be tasked with overseeing each studios’ progress and “guaranteeing they function in inventive and technological lockstep.” Earlier than becoming a member of Framestore, Grysole was common supervisor of Cinesite’s Montreal facility and spent 15 years producing VFX on blockbusters together with the Harry Potter franchise and James Bond movie “Skyfall.”

Thompson-Godoy in the meantime joins from DNEG, the place she was head of manufacturing for Montreal and senior producer within the London workplace. She has labored on initiatives together with “Avengers: Infinity Warfare,” the Starvation Video games franchise and TV sequence “Misplaced.”

“Over the previous few years we’ve seen our Montreal studio go from power to power, forging a popularity as a beacon of VFX excellence each domestically and worldwide,” stated Fiona Walkinshaw, international managing director of movie and episodic at Framestore. “Chloe has been instrumental to this progress and for engendering such a powerful sense of group, so I’m delighted to see her tackle a brand new position overseeing our expanded Canadian operations. I’m additionally happy to be welcoming somebody as revered and skilled as Melinka to move up our award-winning Montreal studio – her popularity precedes her, and with an excellent profession throughout movie and episodic we’re in an extremely sturdy place to ship for greater and ever extra thrilling initiatives.”

Grysole added: “Melinka is a improbable addition to the Framestore staff, and precisely the form of individual we have to assist drive our Montreal studio ahead. We’re engaged on an unbelievable slate of movie and episodic initiatives in the meanwhile and have much more on the horizon, so having a powerful, skilled administration staff is totally very important. With Melinka in Montreal and Naomi Stopa and Jinnie Pak not too long ago becoming a member of in Vancouver it appears like we now have precisely who we’d like in place to win and ship the easiest work.”

Framestore has expanded its movie and episodic headcount by 40% following the mixing of Methodology Studios’ groups in Montreal, Vancouver and Melbourne. The VFX firm additionally not too long ago expanded to India with a brand new studio in Mumbai.

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