And the Nominees for the Oscar 2019 Animated Feature Film Are…

The race for the Oscars is on! The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has officially announced the animated films qualified to compete and this time the movies range from animation powerhouse studios like Sony and Disney to Indie low budget filmmakers and anime. Here are the nominees: 1. Incredibles 2 The much awaited … Read more

Animated Couples That We Adore

With hundreds of animated movies out there, and many of them focusing on romance, it’s difficult to say who the best couple is. Most of the characters show us the values of friendship while some of them set examples for couple goals. Here are our choice for the most adorable animated couples. Ellie and Carl … Read more

Great Animation Movies with Dark Characters: Vampires, Ghosts & Monsters

It need not have to be Halloween to watch some amazing dark-themed animated movies. Here’s a list that of movies that are unique, but fun to watch alone or with your family. A Monster in Paris This is a 3D-animated movie set in Paris, centred on a monster who lives in a garden and his … Read more

Previsualization: A new age career

Before we get into the amazing possibilities of what pre-visualisation or previs does, let us first put it simply that pre-visualisation is visualising complex scenes in a movie before filming. It is the ability to forecast a finished project before finalising it. The benefits The advantage of Previsualization is that it allows a director, cinematographer … Read more

Venom: The CGI-Powered Symbiote Excels in VFX

  There is a huge popularity surge for superhero movies nowadays. Marvel and DC are frequently bringing new characters to the big screen. After Spider-Man: Homecoming, Marvel planned to make a movie on their antihero, the sentient alien Symbiote called Venom. But ultimately the production rights went to the Columbia Pictures. Ruben Fleischer was roped … Read more

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

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