Game of Thrones Wins Hearts; VFX Emmy Awards Too

Game of Thrones, HBO’s mega franchise remains popular for its intriguing storyline, amazing visual effects and remarkable cast. GoT won an impressive sixth Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Award for outstanding special visual effects, for the episode ‘Beyond the Wall’, defeating fellow nominees Altered Carbon, Lost in Space, Stranger Things and Westworld. The show is certainly … Read more

Lip syncing made easy for animators

There are certain elements in animation that the audience overlooks unless it is imperfectly done. One of them is lip syncing. There’s something about the brain’s perception of timing that processes character motions with the movement of lips and the words being said. In the era of hand-drawn animation, animators and editors used to just … Read more

VFX studios in India that made their name in the global cinema

Though Indian movies may be running a bit late to catch up with the global CGI and VFX, many of the popular Hollywood movie production houses choose companies in India for their visual effects works. Don’t believe us? Here are some VFX companies in India that are becoming hot favourites among Hollywood filmmakers: Digital Domain … Read more

Popular uses of animation in sectors other than media & entertainment

Almost every day, we see animations in films, TV, ads, and games. However, the use of animation is not just restricted to the media and entertainment industry. Here are some of the sectors that benefits from using animations for various purposes: Animation in medical science It’s a great challenge for medical students and for the … Read more

How VFX transforms Shahrukh Khan into a dwarf in his movie Zero

Watched the teaser of ‘Zero’? Who hasn’t! The teaser of ‘Zero’ seems to be Shahrukh Khan’s attempt at trying something out of the box. According to the director, Zero narrates the journey of a guy who reaches New York from Meerut despite his inabilities.   Now comes the major question. How was 5.5 ft. tall … Read more

The greatest voiceover performances in animated movies

There are lot of careers in the animation industry. One of the most interesting among them is voiceover. It’s amazing to see how a person can have so much talent in voicing a character that it shapes the character and makes an impact on us. Of all the voiceover performances in the animation industry, these … Read more

10 Google Doodles for creative inspiration

Have you ever gone to the Google search engine homepage and instead of their normal logo, see a fun, colourful and often interactive version of the Google logo? That’s a Google Doodle. Google celebrate holidays & festivals or pay tribute to famous people and historical events using these amusing doodles. They are a feast for … Read more

Hidden talents behind sports broadcasting & streaming

  Everyone has a favourite sports team. And, we wouldn’t miss their match for the world. There are hundreds of television and online channels around the world that are focused on sports broadcasting and streaming, making it earlier for us to connect with the powerful stories in sports. Almost everyone is engrossed in watching the … Read more

Career Counselling with Virtual Reality at Arena Animation: A Game Changer!

You will probability never go to the moon, visit the Louvre Museum in Paris or engage in a deep-sea exploration. But with Virtual Reality (VR), you might be able to do all these things without even leaving your home. From the release of Google Cardboard to Oculus, Virtual Reality has grown immensely. What once was … Read more

Photoshop vs. Lightroom: Which one to use & when?

At first look, Adobe Photoshop & Lightroom might appear quite similar. But each program is designed with a different purpose in mind, and each offers a distinct post-production photography undertaking. Adobe Photoshop Adobe Photoshop is the go to tool with unlimited creative possibilities. Over the years it has become synonymous with ‘photo editing’ itself. How … Read more