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

German VFX biggie Pixomondo consolidates Canadian base
6:19 pm PDT 07/07/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

The studio will soon occupy a newly renovated building at Revival 629, the former Toronto Film Studios site on Eastern Avenue in downtown Toronto. It was only last year that the studio shut its operations in London, while also establishing a studio presence at Pinewood Toronto Studios. Read More

Reliance MediaWorks and Prime Focus merge film business in a game changing collaboration
2:36 pm PDT 03/07/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

The combination of RMW – PFL and Academy Award winning Double Negative, led by Matt Holben and Alex Hope, is set to create the world’s largest and the most integrated media services group with over 5,500 people present across 20 locations offering visual effects, stereo 3D conversion, animation, and cloud-based digital media solutions that transcend the film, advertising and television industries. Read More

Prime Focus delivers Stereo VFX for Transformers 4
2:31 pm PDT 02/07/2014 By AnimationXpress Team

Working closely with director Michael Bay and Paramount Pictures’ executive stereographer Corey Turner, Prime Focus’ creative teams across Mumbai and Vancouver helped deliver a stunning stereo film with rockets and explosions, it has got a huge amount of very high quality CG and very fast-paced action sequences – everything one would expect from a Transformers movie! Read More