February 15, 2007

Framestore NY's Gecko Gains Animation Award at VES

Los Angeles - At the fifth-annual VES Award ceremony, Framestore NY received the award for Outstanding Animated Character in a Live Action Broadcast Program, Commercial or Music Video for Geico "Chat."
The spot features the cockney gecko that the Framestore NY team has animated for numerous spots promoting Geico Insurance.
The spots, created by The Martin Agency, have featured Framestore NY's work since January 2006. The award was accepted on behalf of the team by Jon Collins, president of Framestore NY.
Geico "Chat" is one of seven nominations for awards throughout film, broadcast, and commercial categories. Since their inception in 2003, the company has performed well at the VES Awards, winning a total of 11 trophies, including three of the four Outstanding Visual Effects in a Commercial Awards.
Geico Direct "Chat"
Agency The Martin Agency
Producer Kerry Berkbigler Ayers
Production Company Furlined Directors Speck & Gordon
Producer David Thorne
VFX Framestore NY