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The Third Day

The series chronicles the individual journeys of a man and woman who arrive on a mysterious island at different times.

The production is split into three interconnected parts. The first, "Summer", directed by Marc Munden, follows Sam (played by Jude Law), a man drawn to a mysterious island off the English coast where he encounters a group of islanders set on preserving their traditions at any cost.

The second part of the production, "Autumn", was broadcast in the format of a twelve-hour live event on the island.

The third part of the series, "Winter", directed by Philippa Lowthorpe, follows Helen (played by Naomie Harris), a strong-willed outsider who comes to the island seeking answers, but whose arrival precipitates a fractious battle to decide its fate.


LENSCAREFX worked closely with the production and supplied more than 200 shots.


Directors: Marc Munden, Philippa Lowthorpe
Producers: Adrian Sturges, Suzanne Reid
Produced by Plan B Entertainment, Punchdrunk International, SKY Studios

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Vienna Blood

Vienna Blood is a television series set in Vienna, Austria in the 1900s. Based on the Liebermann novels by Frank Tallis, the series follows Max Liebermann (Matthew Beard), a doctor and student of Sigmund Freud, as he assists Police Detective Oskar Rheinhardt (Jürgen Maurer). By providing psychological insights into the subjects’ motives, they investigate disturbing murders with success. A continuing sub-theme is the growing anti-Semitism against the Liebermann family.


Visual Effects Producer Sascha Fromeyer worked on and off set to deliver all visual effects shots for this lavishly designed costume drama.


Directors: Robert Dornhelm, Umut Dag
Producers: Jez Swimer, Hilary Bevan Jones
Produced by Endor Productions

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How to Build a Girl

How to Build a Girl is a 2019 coming-of-age comedy film directed by Coky Giedroyc, from a screenplay by Caitlin Moran, based on her novel of the same name. The film tells the story of Johanna Morrigan, an aspiring music journalist in 1990s Wolverhampton. It stars Beanie Feldstein, Paddy Considine, Sarah Solemani, Alfie Allen, Frank Dillane, Laurie Kynaston, Arinzé Kene, Tadhg Murphy, Ziggy Heath, Bobby Schofield, Chris O'Dowd, Joanna Scanlan and Emma Thompson.

How to Build a Girl had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on 7 September 2019 and won the FIPRESCI Special Presentations award.[3] The film was released in the United States on 8 May 2020 by IFC Films and in the United Kingdom on 24 July 2020 by Lionsgate.

LENSCAREFX supplied additional visual effects,

Directors: Coky Giedroyc
Producers: Alison Owen, Debra Hayward
Produced by Monumental Pictures, Film 4, Lionsgate UK, Tango Entertainment

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Centered around a dangerous relationship between university professor Leah and her student, Rose. After a series of events take place, things escalate between the two leading to fatal consequences.

LENSCAREFX supplied all visual effects.

Directors: Louise Hooper
Producers: Lydia Hampson
Produced by Two Brothers Pictures

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The wealthy Getty family had everything, but when the oldest grandchild of oil tycoon J. Paul Getty, John Paul Getty III, is kidnapped in Rome, he refuses to pay the ransom as he suspects it was staged by his grandson to extract money from him.

LENSCAREFX has supplied additional visual effects on this epic and wonderful show. We worked on 145 shots across 8 Episodes.

Directors: Danny Boyle, Dawn Shadforth, Jonathan van Tulleken, Susanna White, Emanuela Crialese
Producers: Tim Bricknell, Simon Beaufoy, Danny Boyle, Christian Colson
Produced by FX Productions, Decibel Films, Cloud Eight Films.

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Black Earth Rising

Kate Ashby was rescued as a child from the Rwandan genocide by her renowned international lawyer adopted mother Eve. Living in London and working for barrister Michael Ennis, Kate's mother takes on a case involving an African militia leader which will upend both their lives forever.

LENSCAREFX was sole VFX vendor for the entire series. Sascha Fromeyer and Ashley Hampton supervised on set.

Writer / Director / Producer: Hugo Blick
Producer: Abi Bach, Greg Brenman
Produced by Drama Republic, BBC, Netflix

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Hard Sun

Two detectives with opposing viewpoints are forced to work together in a pre-apocalyptic criminal world.

As sole vendor we supplied 420 shots across 6 Episodes. We had explosions, set extensions, blood work and many other challenges such as an entire fog scene in the woods with only a couple of shots for reference.

Directors: Brian Kirk, Nick Rowland, Richard Senior
Producers: Hugh Warren, Kate Harwood, Neil Cross
Produced by Euston Films

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Doctor Foster

A woman suspects her husband of having an affair. After following several lines of enquiries far more unravels including a streak of violence below the surface.

We have been working on season 1 and 2 of this gripping relationship drama.

Production Company: Drama Republic

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Adventurer James Keziah Delaney returns to London during the War of 1812 to rebuild his late father's shipping empire. However, both the government and his biggest competitor want his inheritance at any cost - even murder.

Creators, Chips Hardy, Tom Hardy, Steven Knight
Directors: Anders Engstroem, Kristoffer Nyholm
Produced by Hardy, Son & Baker, Scott Free

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King Charles III

Prince Charles' fictional accession to the throne following the Queen's death. When he refuses to sign a controversial bill into law, political chaos ensues: a constitutional crisis, street riots and a tank in front of Buckingham Palace.

We were challenged with a small budget however managed to turn all shots around including a shot of the Queen Victoria statue in front of Buckingham Palace and some crowd shots.

Directors: Rupert Goold
Producers: Simon Maloney, Mike Bartlett, Greg Brenman
Produced by Drama Republic

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26-year-old Ivy Moxam steps out of an ordinary house, on an ordinary street, on an ordinary day. Ivy hasn't been seen for thirteen years, she was kidnapped in 2003 at the age of thirteen.

Director: Vanessa Caswill, China Moo-Young
Producer: Hugh Warren
Executive Producer: Elizabeth Kilgarriff
Produced Company: BBC Drama Productions

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New Blood

The series follows junior investigators Stefan and Rash, who are brought together by a link between two seemingly unrelated cases. The fast-paced crime drama has been written by the ultra-experienced hand of Anthony Horowitz.

Director: Anthony Philipson, Bill Eagles
Producer: Eve Gutierrez, Dean O'Toole (co-producer)
Executive Producer: Jill Green, Matthew Read
Produced by Eleventh Hour Films

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In The Dark

As she grapples with pregnancy D.I. Helen Weeks must return to the hometown she loathes to help her childhood best friend, who finds herself at the centre of a media frenzy following the abduction of two girls.

Directors: Gilles Bannier, Ulrik Imtiaz Rolfsen
Producers: Hugh Warren
Produced by BBC Studios

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Partners in Crime

Agatha Christie's crime-fighting duo, Tommy and Tuppence Beresford, solve mysteries and search for enemy spies in 1950s Britain. Lenscarefx worked on set extensions, paint outs and re-created the famous nixie tube.

Director: Edward Hall
Producer: Georgina Lowe
Executive Producer: Hilary Bevan Jones
Produced by Endor Productions

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The 9th Life of Louis Drax

A psychologist who begins working with a young boy who has suffered a near-fatal fall finds himself drawn into a mystery that tests the boundaries of fantasy and reality.

Director: Alexandre Aja
Producer: Tim Bricknell, Rosanne Korenberg, Max Minghella, Shawn Williamson
Production Companies: Brightlight Pictures, Blank Tape
Distributor: Miramax

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The Honourable Woman

8 part mini series which centers on Nessa Stein played by Maggie Gyllenhaal, a woman who inherits her father's arms business and finds herself in a international maelstrom when as she continues to promote the reconciliation between Israelis and Palestinians.

Director/Writer/Producer: Hugo Blick 
Producer: Abi Bach 
Executive Producer: Greg Brenman, Polly Hill 
Produced by Drama Republic & 8 Rooks

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Safe House

A married couple are asked by a police officer and their close friend to turn their remote Guest House into a Safe House.

Director: Marc Evans
Producer: Andrew Benson
Produced by Eleventh Hour Films

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The Zero Theorem

A computer hacker's goal to discover the reason for human existence continually finds his work interrupted thanks to the Management; this time, they send a teenager and lusty love interest to distract him.

Director: Terry Gilliam
Producer: Nicolas Chartier




Strike Back 4

Season 4 of Strike Back was a huge challenge. We were responsible for 2 core sequences adding set extensions, projectiles, planes and full CG explosions.

Shots: ca. 50 
Production period: 2013


A Touch of Cloth II&III

An all-encompassing parody of every police procedural ever written,

Director: Jim O'Hanlon
Producer: Mat Chaplin

Shots: ca 50
Production period: 2012/13


Parade's End

This major costume drama revolves around a love triangle between a conservative English aristocrat, his mean socialite wife and a young suffragette.

Director: Susannah White
Producer: David Parfitt
Producer: Selwyn Roberts

3 major green screen sequences and other bits and bobs kept us busy.

Shots: 26
Production period: 2012



During the Cornish daffodil harvest Anglican priest Rebecca Ashton forms a volatile friendship with migrant worker Radka Dimitrova.

Director: John Jencks
Producer: Alexa Seligman / Jay Taylor

Shots: 10
Production period: 2012


Mad Dogs 2

Follows the reunion of four old sixth form friends. They head to Mallorca to visit the fifth member of the gang, but things take a dark turn...

Director: James Hawes
Producer: Andrew Benson

Plenty of set extensions 2d/3d, matte paintings and for the first time dynamics.

Shots: 80 
Production period: 20011


Inside Men

The story of three employees of a security depot who plan and execute a multi-million pound cash heist. Initially it all works out but not for long.

Director: James Kent
Producer: Colin Wratten

We supervised on set to minimise post cost and executed the "lost leg" shots in post. It all worked out nicely. Thanks to Richard and the Forest Gump hint.

Production period: 2011

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Dynamo Magician Impossible

Magician to the stars, Dynamo, travels the globe astounding everyone he meets. We have worked on some of the most astonishing effects in series 3 and series 4.

Producer: Lucy Ansbro, Dan Albion, Debbie Young


Tower Block

A year after witnessing a murder, residents of Tower Block 31 find themselves being picked off by a sniper, pitting those lucky enough to be alive into a battle for survival.

LenscareFX was sole VFX vendor on this feature film. With a tight budget and even tighter turnaround time we supplied 127 shots which included matte paintings, set extensions and other exciting stuff. 


Shots: 127 
Production period: Autumn/Winter  2011


Wallander season 1-3

Kenneth Branagh plays Swedish detective Kurt Wallander - a disillusioned everyman – as he struggles against a rising tide of violence in the apparently sleepy backwaters in and around Ystad in beautiful Southern Sweden.

Directors series 1: Philip Martin, Niall MacCormick / Producer series 1: Simon Mosely
Producer series 2: Sanne Wohlenberg

Sascha has now worked on all 3 season of Wallander. On the third season Sascha supervised on set and we delivered sophisticated dynamic fire and smoke effects and a lovely animated flocks of birds. And plenty of other great stuff.

Shots: 90 s1 / 15 s2 / 40 s3
Production period: 2008/09/11


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Diplomacy is overrated.... says IMDB


On this season 3 we delivered set extensions, matte paintings, CG Helicopters / CG planes and plenty of blood squibs and explosions ... and we loved every last minute working on this.  

Shots: ca. 50 
Production period: 2012



Four generations getting on fabulously under one roof. Brendan Coyle (Downton Abbey) and Lesley Sharp (Scott & Bailey) star as Terry and Jan Starling in this uplifting, funny and warm comedy-drama.

Director: Matt Lipsey, Tony Dow
Producer: Alison MacPhail

Plenty of continuity paint outs and paint ins in this lovley comedy. Nothing too spectecular apart from this 1 minute paint out shot.

Shots: 30
Production period: 2012


Bouquet of Barbed Wire

A riveting psychological thriller based on Andrea Newman’s taboo busting 1969 novel. Peter Manson (Trevor Eve), is a man who seems to have it all. But his life is turned upside down when his beloved daughter Prue (Imogen Poots) reveals that she is pregnant by her teacher, Gavin (Tom Riley).

A Mammoth Screen production 
Produced by Kate McKerrel
Directed by Ashley Pearce

Shots: 6 
Production period: Spring 2010

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Hetty Feather

Set in Victorian-era London of 1887, Hetty and her foster brother Gideon are forced to return to the foundling hospital where she was abandoned by her mother as a baby.

Director: Paul Walker, Chloe Thomas, Delyth Thomas
Producer: Foz Allan, Paul McKenzie, David Collier
Production Company: BBC


Jayne Eyre

The T.V. adaptation of Charlotte Bronte’s novel Jane Eyre is about a young woman who becomes governess to the ward of Mr. Rochester, a brooding and enigmatic man. She falls in love with him. But what secrets lie in his past and threaten to enter his future?
Director: Susanna White
Producer: Diederick Santer

Sascha supervised on set and composited about 30 shots as part of a small team of freelancers.

Shots: 30 (before lenscarefx) 
Production period: 2005/06


The Wickertree

Charmed by the residents of Tressock, Scotland, two young missionaries accept the invitation to participate in a local festival, fully unaware of the consequences of their decision.

Director: Robin Hardy
Producer: Peter Snell, Peter Watson Wood

Sascha worked as freelancer doing paint outs and 2d set extensions.

Shots: 15
Production period: 2009


Malice in Wonderland

An American law student in London. Knocked down by a black cab, she wakes with amnesia in a world that’s a million miles from home - Wonderland.
Director: Simon Fellows
Producer: Albert Martinez Martin
Producer: Mark Williams

Sascha worked as an independent artist compositing ca. 40 shots.

Shots: 40 (before lenscarefx) 
Production period: 2009


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Patrick Stewart plays Professor Ian Hood a controversial scientist sent in to investigate any weird crimes. He's protected by a bodyguard Rachel Young (Ashley Jensen).

Producer: Stephen Smallwood

Plenty of paint outs in this show which never made it into season 2.

Shots: 7 
Production period: 2006



Brothers In Arms... Rivals In Love (says IMDB) 

Plenty of Roto on this exciting war movie.

Director: Peter Webber
Producer: Geraldine Hawkins
Producer: Ahmad Ibrahim

Sascha's first actual vfx job which turned out become a roto-fest. Anyone who would like to know more what roto means: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rotoscoping


Shots: 50 
Production period: 2005



Set in the years immediately following the First World War, Lillies details the lives of Iris, May and Ruby Moss - Catholic sisters coming of age in a dockland terraced house.
Series Producer: Chrissy Skinns
Series Director: Ferdinand Fairfax

Sascha was part of a small team of visual effects freelance artists.

Shots: 10 
Production period: 2007


Bradford Riots

Bradford Riots tells the story of the 2001 riots and their aftermath from the point of view of an Asian family.

Director: Neil Biswas
Producer: Nicolas Brown

On this show Sascha worked supplied paint jobs and a crowd replication from scratch. 

Shots: 12 
Production period: 2006


Waking the Dead

Det. Supt. Peter Boyd (played by Trevor Eve) is the leader of a multi-discipline police team of detectives and scientists, the Cold Case Squad, which investigates old, unsolved murder cases using modern methods and new technology that may not have been available during the original investigation.
Director: Andy Hay
Series Producer: Colin Wratten

Sascha visual effects produced and composited on episodes for season 8/9. We added 3d elements such as a falling body and flies.

Shots: several 
Production period: 2009/10



Cell follows a man locked in prison with only a mobile phone and a mystery caller. In a parallel story, the same prisoner is a wealthy Colombian who suffers a betrayal, forcing him to make a life-alternating decision.

This series of 20x two minute episodes was shot entirely on greenscreen, and Richard was one of only 3 compositors tasked with creating all of the digital environments for the show. Sets included hotels, warehouses, underground prisons, fighting arenas and an industrial ship.

Produced by Endemol and Mobstar Media.

Shots: Hundreds (previous to lenscarefx) 
Production period: 2008


Dead Hungry

“Life’s a bitch, then you die. Then you’re a zombie, and death’s a bitch too.”

A British short film about love and zombies, funded by the UK Film Council. Richard provided on-set VFX direction and was VFX lead on the post-production. The film required around half a dozen key VFX shots, alongside another half dozen rig removal shots.

Directed by Will Bridges
Produced by Grain Media.

Shots: 12 (previous to lenscarefx) 
Production period: 2009



Witnessing startling acts of supernatural possession, demonic attacks, and satanic births. Father Jacob is drawn into a terrifying struggle for his faith and his life.

Director: Joe Ahearne
Producer: Caroline Levy

Sascha worked as digital artist on Apparitions, tackling shots such as a flying rig removal.

Shots: 12 (before lenscarefx)
Production period: 2008


The fattest man in Britain

Georgie Godwin, housebound for 23 years,is the fattest man in Britain, a tourist attraction, thanks to greedy ‘agent’, cabbie Morris who brings visitors to Rochdale to hear Georgie sing and - rather to his annoyance - touch him.
Director: David Blair
Producer: Jeff Pope

Commissioned by The Farm Post Production, Sascha visual effects supervised a 3d projected rig paint out.

Shots: 5 (before lenscarefx) 
Production period: 2009


Strike Back

Latest milestone for us was “Strike Back” starring Richard Armitage who plays a tough, damaged (ex) SAS officer who is drawn back into special forces operations.
As well as adding invisible effects such as blood stains, explosions and 3d extensions such as the drone in the picture above, we designed the missile guidance and other graphics.

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Shots: 55
Production period: April/May 2010

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