VFX

Prime Focus disappoints for quarter ended 30 June, 2014
10:30 am PDT 30/08/2014 By Tarachand Wanvari

Prime Focus Limited (PFL) has posted disappointing results for the quarter (Q5-2014). The company also posted results for the extended 15 month period ended 30 June, 2014 (15M-2014). The company reported a PAT of Rs 24.26 crore or about 2.3 per cent of Total Income from operations (TIO) for 15M-2014 as compared to the extrapolated loss of Rs 20.31 crore against TOI of Rs 762.16 crore during the equivalent period of 15 months ended 30 June, 2013(15M-2013). Read More


Prime Focus World delivers VFX and 3D Conversion for ‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’
10:00 am PDT 30/08/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Prime Focus World (PFW), the global visual entertainment services company, collaborated with Troublemaker Studios and Aldamisa Entertainment on Sin City: A Dame to Kill For. PFW was the exclusive VFX and 3D conversion partner for the much-anticipated sequel, directed by Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller, based on Miller’s cult graphic novels. Sin City: A Dame to Kill For is set to hit Indian theaters on 5 September, 2014. Sin City: A Dame to Kill For is PFW’s largest undertaking to date, and as an … Read More


Prime Focus to open new 500 seat facility in Bengaluru SEZ
11:30 am PDT 20/08/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Prime Focus Technologies (PFT), the technology arm of Prime Focus, announced its plans to expand operations in Bengaluru. PFT is now set to open a new facility at RMZ Ecospace that can seat an additional 500 people. PFT has 500 employees at its existing Bengaluru facilities, and is the global R&D and software development hub for the company. Read More


The Foundry Announces Version 9 of Nuke, NukeX and Nuke Studio
12:45 pm PDT 13/08/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Leading creative software developer The Foundry has announced that it will release its entire new NUKE range later this year and that existing NUKE users will be able to access open betas of all three applications in the coming weeks. Read More


Shotgun Software Keeps Projects Flowing at Milk
9:30 am PDT 06/08/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Currently, Shotgun is used to manage all productions, feed assets to the team and for scheduling. Milk also leverages Shotgun’s Pipeline Toolkit to hook into proprietary tools for ingest and file generation as well as to content creation tools such as Autodesk Maya and Mudbox, The Foundry’s NUKE and MARI, Side Effects Software’s Houdini and Thinkbox Software’s Deadline. The studio is also considering plans to start using Shotgun’s client review feature in the future. Read More


Prime Focus’ visual effects add zing to ‘Kick’
3:00 pm PDT 31/07/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

The creative services provider has delivered around 1000 visual effects (VFX) shots, over a span of 90 days. Besides VFX, Prime Focus has also provided flawless Digital Intermediate (DI) services and supplied a wide range of equipment for the film’s production process. Read More


Swimming with the Sharks in ‘Sharknado 2: The Second One’
2:45 pm PDT 31/07/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

The creative team at The Asylum turns to LightWave 3D software to deliver 99 per cent of the visual effects for the sequel to the Syfy Network’s popular Sharknado franchise. Read More


King Kong’s next installment christened ‘Skull Island’, to release in 2016
1:15 pm PDT 28/07/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Legendary, now has partnered with Universal Pictures after launching with Warner Bros in 2005, the association now adds ‘King Kong’ to its monster properties after ‘Godzilla’ and ‘Pacific Rim’. Read More


Digikore Studios making ripples in the VFX industry
4:00 pm PDT 14/07/2014 By Sidharth Iyer

Speaking exclusively to AnimationXpress.com’s Sidharth Iyer, Digikore Studios president and CEO Abhishek More explains the kind of work the studio has been involved in, the projects in hand, associating with some of the biggest names in the Hollywood space and much more. Read More


FutureWorks helps ‘Arima Nambi’ roar at the box-office
3:00 pm PDT 12/07/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Produced by Kalaipuli S Danu, the movie starring Vikram Prabu, Priya Anand in the lead roles has music by Sivamani and released on 4 July across India. FutureWorks have delivered 700 plus VFX shots for the film, which include explosions, monitor composites, green screen composites and some cleanups as well. Read More


FX Networks gets into a strategic deal with Prime Focus Technologies
7:16 pm PDT 09/07/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

The new agreement strengthens PFT’s relationship with Fox further with existing DAX deals including those with 20th Century Fox TV and Fox Television Studios in the US, and its flagship CLEAR Media ERP deployment at Star TV in India. Read More


FutureWorks snoops around with ‘Bobby Jasoos’
7:17 pm PDT 08/07/2014 By Sidharth Iyer

After the recent success of its association with the AR Mugugadoss’ helmed ‘Holiday’, the Mumbai based VFX studio is back in the news for collaborating with the recently released Born Free Entertainment Production’s ‘Bobby Jasoos’. Read More