Kesari’s VFX supervisor walks us through the process
2:00 pm PDT 30/03/2019 By Parth Kaushik

Do you often wonder what goes behind those spectacular visuals in Bollywood movies that we often relish watching? How is a war scene made so breathtakingly intense with thousands of people duking it out amid big plumes of smoke and fire? How does the protagonist manage to fling a hundred men across the field and play with fire while leaping across buildings? If you’ve ever felt stumped by the visuals in movies, we are going to introduce you to the wizards that we … Read More

Review: Flapping his ears, adorable mammalian, Dumbo, flies his way into our hearts
7:00 pm PDT 28/03/2019 By Poonam Mondal

“It is like man’s vanity and impertinence to call an animal dumb because it is dumb to his dull perceptions.”- Mark Twain Dumbo, the latest Tim Burton’s American fantasy adventure film’s main protagonist is the innocent-eyed cute faced baby elephant, erroneously earned the name Dumbo from the audience at the circus. Starring Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, Eva Green, Alan Arkin, and follows a family that works at a failing circus, Dumbo is among the number of animated movies that … Read More

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