Framestore is home to a collective of visionaries working across film, advertising and content. Known globally for the Company's visual effects, it has a proud history creating extraordinary images and scenes for some of Hollywood’s biggest pictures, collecting every possible industry award along the way. Framestore's work is also seen across the advertising industry, bringing magic to the small screens that surround us every day. Framestore has grasped the opportunities afforded by new technologies, and works with brands, studios, artists and organisations to bring immersive experiences to both new and existing audiences. 
Company Growth (employees)
London, GB
Size (employees)
1,805 (est)+5%
Framestore was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in London, GB

Key People at Framestore

William Sargent

William Sargent


Framestore Office Locations

Framestore has offices in London, Montréal, New York, Los Angeles and in 1 other location
London, GB (HQ)
23 Wells St
Chicago, US
820 W Jackson Blvd
Los Angeles, US
8616 National Blvd
New York, US
135 Spring St
Montréal, CA
5455 Avenue de Gaspé
London, GB
9 Noel St

Framestore Data and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date


Framestore Financial Metrics

Framestore's revenue was reported to be £64 m in FY, 2016 which is a 27% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

64 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

16.3 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

3.4 m

Cash (31-Mar-2016)

8.5 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


50.7 m50.2 m64 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

39.7 m38.1 m47.7 m

Gross profit

10.9 m12.1 m16.3 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

9.9 m10.2 m12.3 m

Pre tax profit

845 k1.3 m4.3 m

Net Income

906 k984 k3.4 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1.4 m1.6 m8.5 m

Accounts Receivable

2.7 m7 m5.6 m

Current Assets

11.4 m15.6 m24.5 m


5.8 m5.5 m6.7 m

Total Assets

17.3 m21.1 m31.2 m

Accounts Payable

1 m914 k382 k

Current Liabilities

11.4 m13.8 m20.3 m

Total Liabilities

12.5 m15.4 m22 m

Retained Earnings

906 k984 k3.4 m

Total Equity

4.8 m5.8 m9.2 m

Financial Leverage

3.6 x3.7 x3.4 x
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Income Taxes Paid

61 k(329 k)(805 k)
Y, 2016

Financial Leverage

3.4 x

Framestore Median Salaries

Source: 34 public H-1B filings from Framestore

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Framestore Online and Social Media Presence

Framestore News and Updates

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