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Liam Russell

VFX Animator, Framestore

Speaking at Animex Talk

Liam Russell After graduating from the University of Kent with a Masters in Computer Animation, Liam joined Framestore in 2007 as an animation intern, initially starting his career in TV animating creatures for ITV's 'Primeval'series. He then moved over to Film and joined the crew on 'The Tale of Despereaux'which cemented him into the film VFX animation team. Liam has worked on many high profile films over the last few years including 'Clash Of the Titans', 'Avatar', 'The Chronicles of Narnia', 'Sherlock Holmes' and 'Harry Potter'. He was the lead animator on the McLaren cartoon series 'Tooned' and has worked on several projects in the Framestore Commercials department.

In 2010 he joined the 'Gravity' animation team to previs and lead the animation for one of the main sequences of the film. His latest work can be seen in Keanu Reeves latest movie '47 Ronin', and more recently he lead the animation team on the 2014 film 'Winters Tale' directed by Akiva Goldsman. Currently Liam is working on Warner Bros latest production 'Jupiter Ascending'.


Talk: The Animation Of Gravity: Creating believable motion in an unbelievable environment.

Liam Russell VFX animator at Framestore takes in depth focus of the animation process for Gravity, from previs through to final shot.

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