Director: Brian Henson

Positionas VFX Supervisor, Digital Art Director

 

A children's series produced by the Jim Henson Company that brings the storybook character of Frances to life with the use of digital puppetry.

 

The show used the Henson Digital Performance System, which allows puppeteers to control computer generated characters in real-time.


Post production was undertaken at the London Creature Shop.

This entailed motion capture clean-up, additional animation and lighting, texturing and rendering.

Frances

Season 1 VFX Stats:

 

  • 6 x 15-minute episodes were produced

  • 6 Characters

  • sets – Frances took place in mostly in the house , 10 major sets were required

  • props – there were well over 100 props

  • over 200 minutes of performance /motion  capture

 

See pictures below...

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