Dwayne Johnson
Young, plump and stout version of Dwayne Johnson created digitally in Hollywood feature ‘Central Intelligence’
6:00 pm PDT 23/06/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Creating look alikes or adding prosthetics to visually create a whole new person altogether with similarities has been the new trend in filmmaking. The recent Hollywood Film, Central Intelligence features the creation of a young, fat and stout Dwayne Johnson for a certain portion. The visual effects delivered by studios Rodeo FX, Weta Digital, Cantina Creative and Factory VFX have created what may have seem impossible to produce practically. The plot focussed the creation of a middle aged Dwayne Johnson … Read More

Indian VFX studio RedChillies.VFX showcases its work on ‘FAN’ at effects MTL 2016
4:00 pm PDT 23/06/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

VFX work in India has been blooming in the Bollywood industry since a decade. Almost all the Bollywood films today depend on VFX studios to take the lead and create what may seem impossible, time consuming and tough on budget in practical terms. India is known to possess quite a few VFX studios out of which RedChillies.VFX, the studio that has delivered VFX work for various films like Dilwale, Krrish 3, Ra.One and the recent Shah Rukh Khan starrer FAN, … Read More

Udta Punjab
About 345 VFX shots along with DI delivered by Prime Focus for the critically acclaimed film ‘Udta Punjab’
7:00 pm PDT 21/06/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

After a lot of controversy, the film ‘Udta Punjab’ from Abhishek Chaubey (Ishqiya) hit the screens on 17 June, 2016. Udta Punjab is a gritty, crime thriller exploring the drug abuse in Punjab from a number of perspectives: a rock star, a migrant labourer, a doctor and a cop. Udta Punjab has been produced under the banner of Phantom Films and Balaji Motion Pictures, which was also the distribution company. Providing services to this critically acclaimed film that stars Shahid … Read More

Prime Focus delivers VFX, DI and shooting kit for ‘Housefull 3’
4:00 pm PDT 14/06/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Prime Focus has delivered a full suite of VFX, DI (Digital Intermediate) and wide range of shooting kit for Housefull 3. The Mumbai based VFX studio had earlier delivered the shots for the first two installments of the franchise as well. Of the many VFX shots delivered for Housefull 3, Prime Focus predominantly worked on restructuring the entire architecture of the house, adding crucial extensions and backgrounds. Prime Focus, VFX supervisor, Mahesh Baria explains, “The complexity came in making the … Read More

Makuta VFX recreates late Kannada actor Vishnuvardhan in ‘Nagabharanam’ teaser
4:00 pm PDT 08/06/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Southern India and VFX have an induced relation with each other in terms of curating films and series. The VFX blockbuster Baahubali and other hits like Enthiran, Eega, Magadheera, have shown the potential of Indian VFX industry and the essence of CGI to enhance the final output of filmmaking. Nagabharanam, the Telugu film starring the late legendary Kannada actor Vishnuvardhan, is based on the strings of visual effects that trigger its appeal to the audience. Created by the VFX team … Read More

Rodeo FX delivers the disgustingly appealing skin treatment for ‘Deadpool’
3:00 pm PDT 07/06/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

The movie of this year Deadpool which earned a worldwide total of $772.3 million was based on the strings of VFX that pulled various aspects of the film. The action packed plot of the superhero film had visual effects delivered by studios like WETA Digital, Rodeo FX, Luma Pictures, Image Engine, Atomic Fiction, Match the Motion, Digiscope, Blur Studio and Digital Domain. Rodeo FX completed 215 VFX shots for the film and recently released a VFX breakdown reel of the … Read More

24 movie
After Studio leaps a step ahead by freezing time using VFX in Suriya starrer ‘24’
6:30 pm PDT 03/06/2016 By Ronald Rodrigues

‘Time is immeasurable, indestructible and inevitable. If you don’t control it, one day it will control you’. Playing with time can work against you for when you can freeze time, you can change the events and create a different result. Director Vikram Kumar has played with this similar feature of time in his recent film 24 starring the Tamilian veteran actor Suriya Sivakumar. It’s a science fiction film and science has its own complications with complex formulas and intricate elements. … Read More

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‘Dishoom’ trailer fails to appeal through both VFX and humour
12:00 pm PDT 02/06/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Solve a mysterious kidnapping to regain the nation’s glory is what actor John Abraham and Varun Dhawan are up for in their upcoming Bollywood film named Dishoom. Just 36 hours before a India Pakistan match, Viraj Sharma resembling the famous Indian cricketer Virat Kohli is kidnapped, and the two stars are set on mission to find him. Directed by Varun Dhawan’s brother Rohit Dhawan and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala, this film made under Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment banner showcases a typical … Read More

Prime Focus delivers DI for Omung Kumar’s biopic movie ‘Sarbjit’
5:00 pm PDT 26/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Prime Focus, the global media and entertainment industry service provider, has delivered Digital Intermediate (DI) services for the movie Sarbjit, a biopic of an Indian farmer who was mistaken for a spy after accidentally crossing the Pakistan border, and subsequently sentenced to death. The movie is narrated from the perspective of Sarabjit Singh’s sister Dalbir Kaur, played by Aishwarya Rai. Talking about the experience, Sarbjit, director, Omung Kumar said, “The movie ‘Sarbjit’ is my second collaboration with Prime Focus after ‘Mary … Read More

FuseFX, VFX studio behind Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D’, extends its slate for 2016
5:00 pm PDT 04/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

The award winning visual effects studio FuseFX which has been providing VFX majorly for television projects has increased its slate for this year. It will now provide visual effects services for six new hit series that have debuted in 2016. Delivering VFX work for American Horror Story, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,Criminal Minds and The Magicians in the past, FuseFX has ventured into services for film, television, commercials, games, and special venues. FuseFX, based in Los Angeles with offices in New … Read More

Prime Focus creates Indo-Pak border for ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’ using VFX
2:00 pm PDT 21/04/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

The convergence of two worlds, the unison of two subtly candid enemy nations and the power of humanity and love over innumerable differences of culture was portrayed vividly through the Salman Khan blockbuster Bajrangi Bhaijaan. Directed by Kabir Khan, this film bagged the National Film Award this year for providing wholesome entertainment. Apart from the story and the central message of the film which led  an uproar of emotions in the audience and drove people of all cultures to witness … Read More

Revealed: How prosthetics and VFX brought young Shah Rukh Khan to life in ‘FAN’
1:00 pm PDT 20/04/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Since the news of Shah Rukh Khan’s new venture FAN was announced, a lot of buzz has been swirling around the creation of the young man Gaurav Khanna who’s 20 something and is been played by Shah Rukh Khan himself. And fans got to witness the magic of Shah Rukh Khan as Aryan Khanna and Gaurav Chandna, as FAN hit the screens on 15 April. In the first three days of it’s release, FAN earned Rs 523.5 million in India. … Read More