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Framestore explains what it is like to win an Oscar

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Last year London-based Framestore won an Oscar for its breathtaking visual effects on the movie Gravity.

But what does it really feel like when your name is read out and the crowd starts cheering?

In this interactive video, visual effects supervisor Tim Webber talks about the "terrible" moment before the winner is announced and the "pressure" to make sure everyone is thanked during the speech.

He also explains how Gravity's special effects were made and discusses the studio's work on Guardians of the Galaxy, which is nominated for an award this year.


If you are unable to watch, here are some links related to this interactive video.

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Media captionCreating Gravity's special effects was a long and painstaking process

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