- Thursday, May. 23, 2019
Framestore has added sr. visual effects supervisor and creative director John Kilshaw who will be based in New York and continue to build the company’s presence within episodic television.
With more than 15 years of experience, Kilshaw comes to Framestore after previously holding roles at a number of VFX facilities including DNEG, ILM, Lucasfilm, Method, and Zoic. His extensive film credits include several Harry Potter installments, The Avengers, and The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, and he has worked on hit television shows such as Marvel’s Iron Fist, The Defenders, Cary Fukunaga’s Maniac and FBI thriller Quantico.
‘Episodic gives us the opportunity to create fantastic visual effects for an audience whose expectations have never been higher’, said Charles Howell, managing director, Framestore New York. ‘I’m looking forward to welcoming John, his passion, and experience in the field as we continue our global expansion in this area.’
Framestore’s episodic division has been working on a roster of shows that include His Dark Materials for BBC and HBO, The Boys for Amazon Prime Video and See for the new Apple TV+ streaming service, Framestore is providing VFX work on several other BBC, Channel 4, and Netflix productions.
Kilshaw holds a BA in photography and design from North Staffordshire Polytechnic and an MA in 3D computer animation from Bournemouth University.