Framestore sets its footstep in India, partners up with Anibrain
And here comes the big news, Academy Award winning VFX house Framestore has announced the next phase of the companies` expansion plans – this time for INDIA. Yeah you get it right, Framestore few days back has set is steps here in India, by making one of the top VFX house in India, facilities globality to provide VFX to more than 150 international blockbusters, Anibrain , as it’s India partner.
Framestore is a British visual effects company based near Oxford Street in London. Formed in 1986, it acquired (and subsequently merged) the Computer Film Company in 1997. The company works across several different areas of the media: feature films, commercials, music videos, feature animation and digital. Framestore and CFC’s achievements in film and television have been recognized throughout the industry, with CFC being awarded two Scientific and Technical Academy Awards, and 14 Primetime Emmys. In 2008, Framestore won their first Oscar for Best Visual Effects for the film The Golden Compass; they also won the BAFTA Award for that film the same year. Framestore was also nominated for Oscars in 2007 (Superman Returns), in 2009 (The Dark Knight) and again in 2010 (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1). Tim Webber was the VFX supervisor on Gravity (2013), and the techniques involved in the film realized by Webber and the Framestore team took three years to complete.The team won the best visual effects awards BAFTA Award for Best Special Visual Effects at the 67th British Academy Film Awards, and the Academy Award for Best Visual Effects award at the 86th Academy Awards. In advertising the team has also won all the major awards including Cannes Lions, British Television Advertising Awards, Clios, D&AD and many more.
To be very sure this type of partnership, now Anibrain and Framestore, previously industry giant Double negative and Prime focus world, and also Technicolor with the Mill and MrX, are very good sign of boom in Indian vfx industry, creating more jobs and quality works.