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DNEG Acquires Key Manufacturing and Publish-Manufacturing Amenities in India

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Main VFX and animation studio DNEG has introduced the acquisition of varied manufacturing and post-production providers belongings, together with a movie and TV manufacturing studio complicated comprising eight soundstages, from its guardian firm, Prime Focus Restricted (PFL). The transfer expands the studio’s choices as an built-in manufacturing providers supplier to its international shopper base.

The information follows the corporate’s latest growth announcement of its Sydney Studio, to be helmed by award-winning Australian VFX Supervisor Andrew Jackson. The studio will lead the visible results manufacturing on George Miller’s extremely anticipated Mad Max prequel Furiosa – coming in 2024.

Following the transaction with PFL, DNEG now provides eight Hollywood-designed soundstages from a studio complicated in Movie Metropolis, Mumbai, in addition to a full suite of movie and TV manufacturing and post-production providers in India, together with digital intermediate, digital camera tools rental, sound and film enhancing, and related help and expertise providers.

The acquisition added 240 employees members, pushing the corporate’s worker rosters to over 10,000. As well as, the deal consists of PFL’s key divisions, together with Prime Focus Studios (PF Studios), Digital Intermediate (DI), Tools Rental Providers (EQR), and PFL’s Promoting post-production enterprise.

“Having achieved a particular management place throughout visible results and animation, with the capabilities and scale to be a most well-liked accomplice to our purchasers, DNEG’s subsequent logical step is to increase our filmmaker-focused providers into the manufacturing ecosystem,” mentioned DNEG’s Chairman and CEO Namit Malhotra. “Including these new providers to DNEG’s portfolio permits us to convey India’s proud 100-year historical past of movie heritage and its trade expertise to the worldwide market. It additionally presents our purchasers with the advantages of an built-in answer throughout the whole manufacturing chain, unlocking larger efficiencies and financial savings, with the reassurance of working with a trusted filmmaking accomplice.”

DNEG’s new providers now embody:

Manufacturing Studios

India-based built-in movie and TV studio facility PF Studios is unfold throughout a 200,000-square-foot complicated in Mumbai’s Movie Metropolis with eight sync soundstages. Designed by Wylie Carter Architects in Los Angeles, the ability additionally contains a Movie Processing Lab, Movie Picture Enhancement services, manufacturing workplaces, make-up rooms, workshop areas, cafeteria services, and an intensive selection of backlot places inside a 520-acre property.

Digital Intermediate (DI)

The corporate’s DI division supplies coloration grading providers, accumulating over 500 characteristic movie credit since opening in 2003. Geared up with Baselight grading techniques and the newest digital projectors in an built-in community of six devoted DI suites, the crew additionally supplies IMAX mastering providers and not too long ago delivered DI providers for Bollywood blockbuster Brahmāstra.

Tools Rental Providers (EQR)

The EQR division has over 40 high-end characteristic movie cameras and related kits. With a full vary of ARRI, Sony, and RED cameras, the division’s shopper base consists of movie and TV manufacturing homes and studios, unbiased filmmakers, and the promoting market, in addition to sporting occasions such because the Abu Dhabi T10 Premier League and the Maharashtra Premier League.

Promoting Providers

The Mumbai-based Promoting division operates from a ten,000-square-foot HD publish facility. It boasts 12 Smoke/Flame edit suites, Baselight coloration grading suites, Telecine coloration correction, and a CGI / VFX crew. The crew delivers greater than 1,500 commercials annually, working with administrators, manufacturing homes, and promoting companies.

Supply: DNEG

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