Top 6 VFX software that dominate the industry
4:00 pm PDT 08/02/2020 By Parth Kaushik

Courtesy of the technological leaps in the sector of computer graphics and processing power, creating artistic imagery has become easier than ever before. With myriad applications across 3D presentations, or modelling creation or games, VFX has become a very important niche of the industry. The demand of this domain is fueled by the need of users to experience immersive 3D worlds in games, movies, etc. While major studios that work upon Hollywood projects have their own proprietary software, let us look at … Read More

Newly opened White Clap Studio is all set to offer VFX services
5:00 pm PDT 04/02/2020 By Parth Kaushik

The advent of India’s digital age has brought in a wave of high-quality content, ushering in a renaissance in the post production services. As the demand for VFX-rich content increases manifold, courtesy of OTT specials hitting a fever pitch; content is copiously getting face-lifts everyday. New facilities have hit the city, aiming to provide complex VFX solutions for the barrage of content that is waiting to be worked upon. Founded by distinguished VFX professionals Prashant Thakur and Robin Gala, newly installed Mumbai-based White … Read More

HitFilm aims to stand by the community with its new campaign!
5:30 pm PDT 31/01/2020 By Poonam Mondal

One of the most crucial tasks for any creator is to choose the right software to ease the workflow of their projects. As there are a huge array of products around, it is a difficult task to find out the right tool which will suffice without burning a hole in your pocket. FXHome’s Hitfilm express is one such free post production software which is aimed at helping creators in projects and have recently launched campaign ‘Pay What You Want’ system for … Read More

Exclusive: ‘Sooryavanshi’s VFX is being worked upon by NYVFXWAALA
2:30 pm PDT 31/01/2020 By Parth Kaushik

Pegged as a multi-starrer actioner, Sooryavanshi is all set to bring alive Shetty’s Police Universe and blaze an alliterative trail of adventure, amusement and action. The imagery definitely has to be enhanced by the magic of VFX for such stories. VFX-wise, the movie is being worked upon by NYVFXWAALA studio. Having proved their mettle in the recent movie Tanaji: The Unsung Warrior, NYVFXWAALA studio has indeed become a go-to studio for Bollywood projects. On 5 March 2019, film trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared … Read More

VFX-rich legendary adaptations that we are looking forward to
5:00 pm PDT 29/01/2020 By Parth Kaushik

Adaptation of legendary movies has been flavour of the season for quite some time now. Filmmakers have long seen a string legendary stories and classics as their ultimate cinematic cash cow. Be it Disney or Universal or Sony Pictures, this recipe of success has become prominent over the years. With live-action remakes of animated classics and cinematic treatment of popular graphic novels and bedtime stories, moviegoers are lapping it up like there is no tomorrow. Here’s the list of the ones … Read More

Completing six years lately, philmCGI working on a number of animation and VFX projects
6:00 pm PDT 27/01/2020 By Sharmindrila Paul

Animation and VFX studio, philmCGI, which has always focused on quality driven content, is now working on quite a few national and international projects. Recently completing six years in the industry, philmCGI has collaborated with noted filmmakers, producers and artists, on characters and narratives that last and has been focused on creating content that is relatable and has international appeal. Speaking to AnimationXpress, philmCGI managing directors Anand Bhanushali and Arpan Gaglani informed, “We’re working on multiple projects both in VFX … Read More

Netflix wins it big at the 47th annual Annie Awards
12:00 pm PDT 27/01/2020 By AnimationXpress Team

Netflix hauled it big at ASIFA-Hollywood’s 47th annual Annie Awards on 25 January, Saturday night, with Klaus and I Lost My Body bagging awards for Best Feature and Best Indie Feature respectively. In fact, Sergio Pablos’ innovative 2D Santa origin story led the pack with seven Annies, including – direction, character animation, character design, production design, story-boarding, and editing), while Jérémy Clapin’s existential French thriller about a severed hand took home three awards – writing and the amazing score by … Read More

‘Underwater’s’ VFX spruced up the picturesque reality of the deep sea ruins
7:30 pm PDT 24/01/2020 By Poonam Mondal

VFX studio MPC has completed the VFX work for the movie Underwater, a 2020 American science fiction horror film directed by William Eubank and written by Brian Duffield and Adam Cozad. The film is produced by Chernin Entertainment and stars Kristen Stewart, Vincent Cassel, Jessica Henwick, John Gallagher Jr., Mamoudou Athie, and T.J. Miller. The movie takes the audience into the under water ruins where a small crew of deep-sea miners, trapped in a rapidly flooding structure following a devastating … Read More

Tollywood space fiction Antakrisham 9000 kmph wins the best VFX Tollywood award
7:30 pm PDT 23/01/2020 By Parth Kaushik

Space movies are rarer than rubies in the Indian filmscape yet its interesting to note that the genre seems to possess a winning streak when it comes to acceptance and accolades. To depict the celestial objects and outer space in general, one has to make copious use of CGI elements and tier-three VFX in the process. Over the last many years, scifi space movies, no matter what part of the world they originated from, got enormous amounts of success and recognition … Read More

Doctor Strange 2 Synopsis Confirmed
2:30 pm PDT 20/01/2020 By AnimationXpress Team

Despite myriad challenges that the Marvel Studios film Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness faced, it looks like the company has gone into overdrive in trying to find a new director to step in for the departed Scott Derrickson.And while we are aware that the new movie is set to begin filming later this year, a new listing from Production Weekly has posted the movie’s plot that we heard about last week. Of course it’s still not confirmed whether its the exact plot, but it does … Read More

After Studio’s artistry in TVC content is sprucing up the VFX scenario
8:30 pm PDT 14/01/2020 By Poonam Mondal

The visual effects industry in India has recorded an unprecedented growth over the years. While mainstream movies have made extensive use of VFX, shortfilms, OTT content and TVC’s seem to be catching up at an unbelievable pace. It is interesting to note that the maximum amount of content that we consume in this day and age is invariably enriched with VFX. We paid a visit to one of the hottest Indian VFX studios, After Studio and discovered that VFX content is not just … Read More

#Review: ‘Tanhaji the unsung warrior’ employs bleeding-edge VFX, setting a new benchmark in period films
7:00 pm PDT 11/01/2020 By Parth Kaushik

Chronicling the life of the unsung Maratha warrior, Tanaji Malusare, who was one of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’s closest aides and a military leader, the movie opens with a sequence of a young boy being trained for war. With motives laid bare in the beginning, the screenplay emerges almost like a graphic novel brought to life through a set of storyboarding artists guiding the sequences as per the artwork. With all the theatrics and symbolisms in place, audiences are treated to a phenomenal … Read More