Oscar-winning creative studio Framestore has grown its team in New York by bringing on two new VFX supervisors, Nick Tanner and Steve Sanchez, as well as supervising producer, Heino Henning. They will be reporting into New York managing director Charles Howell.
With over 20 years of creative problem-solving experience, Tanner is regarded as one of the most sought-after compositors in the industry. At Framestore he will be focused on episodic television projects, supervising a team of artists and using his exacting eye to elevate the work to his high standards. Before joining Framestore, he freelanced as a Nuke artist at companies including Blacksmith, The Mill, MPC, and Framestore, and spent time at Psyop as a sr. compositor. He has collaborated with top directors on commercials and music videos including Daniel Kleinman, Jonathan Glazer, and DOM&NIC, and worked on a variety of title sequences for films including Resident Evil, Five Children and IT.
Sanchez also joins Framestore as VFX supervisor for television. He’s a seasoned supervisor with over two decades of experience. Most recently at Alkemy X as sr. VFX supervisor, Sanchez worked on Season 4 and 5 of AMC’s Fear the Walking Dead, as well as Season 3 of the Audience Network’s Mr. Mercedes. In 2015, while at shadevfx in New York, he was nominated for a Primetime Emmy for his work on Netflix’s Daredevil. He also spent time at Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) in San Francisco working on Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones and A.I. Artificial Intelligence, before MPC and Double Negative in London, along with a stint at Framestore in New York.
Henning comes from The Mill in New York where he was a sr. VFX producer on high-profile projects with acclaimed directors including Michel Gondry, Darren Aronofsky and Noam Murro. With over 15 years of industry experience, Henning has worked on product launch campaigns for Google and Samsung, as well as rebranding campaigns for Ziplock and Kellogg’s. Prior to The Mill, Henning was also one of the founding partners, creative director and executive producer at VFX boutique Searle Street Post in South Africa.
Framestore’s NY studio also promoted Ian Bradley to creative director. He will be leading design-based projects across a variety platforms, most recently overseeing the title sequence for HBO’s Atlanta’s Missing and Murdered: The Lost Children, and also directing “A New Realm in Gaming” for Alienware.