VES India presents ‘The Making of’ some of the magical work in VFX powered by AMD Radeon Pro
1:00 pm PDT 28/03/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

VES Society in collaboration with AMD is putting together a conference titled THE MAKING OF at the Fun Republic Cinema on 30th March Activated by AnimationXpress, THE MAKING OF  is a one of a kind event that is set to enlighten the attendees with the technological nuances and processes that went behind some of the best imagery created on celluloid across the world. The event will bring under one roof, top industry veterans, artists and VFX technicians of the most … Read More

One Life VFX Studios scores a hattrick of awards
3:00 pm PDT 18/03/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Swastik Productions, under its wing One Life VFX Studios, recently announced the expansion of its VFX wing.  Known for larger than life visually appealing shows, Siddarth Kumar Tewary has been called the King of Mythology & historical shows as his team has delivered shows like Mahabharat, Karmaphal Daata Shani  Mahakali, Porus and recently RadhaKrishn and Chandragupta Maurya. Creating premium content which is here to stay, One Life Studios was the first production house in India to own its own IP and create … Read More

Marvel drops ‘Avengers: End Game’ trailer
6:00 pm PDT 14/03/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

  The end of Avengers: Infinity War left the fans shocked with many of our beloved superheroes pixelating away into oblivion, and Marvel’s latest trailer for Avengers: Endgame has built on that narrative. It features an intense recap of the previous instalment which delves deeper into the fates of the superheroes Like previous trailer,  the directors have been stingy with the details for what will follow in the big finale.  But a recurrent theme is that the Avengers will do whatever it takes to try … Read More

12:00 pm PDT 14/03/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

FICCI FRAMES, in its 20th edition, continues to honour the best from the animation, visual effects and gaming industry in India with its prestigious Best Animated Frames (BAF) Awards. Here’s the complete list of winners:

‘Kedarnath’ VFX breakdown: Recreating beauty and calamity at once
7:00 pm PDT 13/03/2019 By Poonam Mondal

There are various reasons why the VFX credit list isn’t getting shorter in 2019. The number of VFX shots is continually increasing over time. I could recollect days when a podcast reveals that the movie Jurrasic Park of 1993 had about 50 VFX shots. Nowadays the biggest VFX movies have between 1,000 and 3,000 VFX shots, not only that even non-VFX movies, like period dramas and Adam Sandler comedies, now have many of VFX shots. The transition from 50 VFX … Read More

‘Aladdin’: Disney drops another trailer and this time it looks magical
2:00 pm PDT 13/03/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Recently Disney released the official trailer for the forthcoming live-action reprisal of Aladdin, which came on the heels of the teaser that received an ambivalent response. However, the new trailer looks much more elaborate and meaty to gauge the extent of the imagery which does look pretty promising in the trailer. Aladdin directed by Guy Ritchie, stars Navid Negahban as the Sultan, Frank Welker will return to voice Abu, Jafar will be played by Marwen Kenzari, Naomi Scott plays Princess … Read More

‘Wonder Woman’: Director shares insights in a new video, is it a precursor to a sequal?
6:00 pm PDT 09/03/2019 By Parth Kaushik

Recently in celebration of International Women’s Day Paul Jenkins who directed the movie, Wonder Woman went in-depth with Rotten Tomatoes about Diana’s landmark walk across No Man’s Land, giving behind the scenes details of how they approached the subject matter and put together the imagery. Wonder Woman is one such female superhero that has become an icon for women all around the world. So the buzz around the character is evident enough on the auspices of International Women’s day. However, … Read More

Foundry Road show hits the town, bringing together VFX veterans from across the globe
1:00 pm PDT 08/03/2019 By Parth Kaushik

Foundry Roadshow opened with a grand welcome address by their representatives; (Head of Sales EMIA) Gary Buyers and (Chief Engineering Officer) Read More

Review: Captain Marvel is much more than what we expected her to be
7:00 pm PDT 07/03/2019 By Sharmindrila Paul

Finally! She is here and she’s here to rule! One of the most awaited films of 2019, Captain Marvel, that releases tomorrow on Women’s Day, has all the ingredients to witness a record opening being the first female-led film in the MCU. Written and directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, Captain Marvel is based on Carol Danvers by Roy Thomas Gene Colan and also takes few elements from Thomas’s 1971 Kree–Skrull War comic book storyline. The film is set … Read More

Few Indian VFX studios who ensure that work can be fun!
7:00 pm PDT 06/03/2019 By Sharmindrila Paul

We live in the world of merciless competition where almost everyone is on the run. Even taking some moment out of the busy day is most of the times difficult, leave alone for recreation or pursuing their hobbies. Lately, few posts has been doing the rounds across several social media platforms that Indians work for the maximum hours in the world. While we spend most of the time of our day working, the working environment or the work culture is … Read More

Contiloe launches its second VFX Studio in India
1:00 pm PDT 04/03/2019 By AnimationXpress Team

Production house, Contiloe has changed the face of television since their inception two decades ago. Carrying this forward, Contiloe has now announced the launch of their second VFX studio. Currently headquartered in Mumbai, the second facility is located in Bhubaneshwar and will start functioning on 5 March 2019. Odisha is one of the primary source of the creative artist in media and entertainment industry. “Today there is increasing demand for quality content strengthened by advanced visual effect, both in the … Read More

Are the Oscars obsessed with Space-oriented VFX movies?
5:00 pm PDT 28/02/2019 By Parth Kaushik

Ever since the category for the best VFX work was created for the Oscars, space-oriented cinema seems to have been a consistent subject of intrigue for the collective consciousness of the Academy Award’s jury. Despite formidable players vying for the golden statuette, the majority of the times its the space-related movies sticking out like a sore thumb. Perhaps the upwelling awe of exploring the possibilities beyond the exosphere of our planet truly represents mankind’s ultimate curiosity. Sci-fi space movies are, in … Read More