Wednesday, December 19

VFX

Avengers 4 to be titled as ‘Avengers Annihilation’: Report

Avengers 4 to be titled as ‘Avengers Annihilation’: Report

Animation, Latest News, VFX
In what could be termed as good news for Marvel fans, speculations are rife that the trailer of the ‘Avengers 4’ film will release by the end of November. The same was confirmed by Critics Choice reporter Erick Weber citing Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige that the trailer will drop 'before the end of the year'. Last year, Avengers: Infinity War first trailer was also released by the end of November. Some media reports also leaked the background score and insights into the title of the film. According to a report in MCU Cosmic, the title of the upcoming Avengers film is 'Avengers: Annihilation'. Moreover, the background music for the trailer is a new remixed variation of Dust and Light track titled Nevermore. Composed by Twelve Titans Music, Dust and Light was used in the trailer o
Halloween Special: Decoding the anatomy of Indian Chudail

Halloween Special: Decoding the anatomy of Indian Chudail

Animation, Latest News, VFX
Long nose, white skin, long teeth – that’s the typical characteristics of wizards and ghosts in the global scenario. However, the scene may differ when it comes to Indian diaspora with white sarees, long nails and long black hairs. Unlike Hollywood, the Indian avatar is quite fashionable and glamorous and often wears red backless blouses with makeup always on point. Hilarious but true! With one day to go for Halloween Day, we take a look at some of the special characteristics and different types of Indian chudail: Bhoot, Pret and pisach – all have dominated the Indian television screens. But have you ever wondered what makes them different? Daayans (as described in Ek Thi Daayan and Stree) are beautiful women with long black hair tied in a thick braid and backward-facing feet. A daaya
Will there be a sequel to Aquaman? Let’s find out!

Will there be a sequel to Aquaman? Let’s find out!

Animation, Latest News, VFX
Aquaman is still two months away from its release but already rumours about a sequel are stirring. If the media reports are to be believed, director James Wan and star Jason Momoa indicate so. Speaking to TotalFilm Magazine, Wan said: "There's definitely stories, even within the world we've created, that you can actually see other storylines as well.” Whereas, Momoa revealed to TotalFilm he has already pitched an idea for Aquaman 2. Meanwhile, a new photo from Aquaman has surfaced and it shows King Orm (Patrick Wilson) riding on the back of a sea creature known as a Tylosaur. When previously talking about his character, Wilson was quoted as saying, “He’s kind of an eco-warrior. He’s got a very clear gripe with the surface world, which has been polluting his oceans for centuries.”
Event alert: Gaming, animation expo to take place from December 1

Event alert: Gaming, animation expo to take place from December 1

Animation, VFX
The government of Telangana in association with Telangana VFX Animation and Gaming Association (TVAGA) is conducting ‘India Joy’. The expo is scheduled to take place from December 1 to 6 to celebrate gaming and digital media & Entertainment content in Hyderabad. With 15-plus events, 5,000-plus global visitors, 25,000 footfalls during the week-long celebration, the event will be held in Hitex Exhibition Center and HICC in Hyderabad. Some of the programmes slated under ‘India Joy’ includes India Game Developers Conference, Unite India Indiwood (Film & VFX), International Animation Day, Animation Express, eSports (Blitz), Google Developers Day, India Game Expo – IGX, India Design Summit among others. India Joy is an aggregator platform, bringing together international events in
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is all set to release in India in November

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is all set to release in India in November

Latest News, VFX
"Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald" is all set to release in India by Warner Bros Pictures on November 16. The sequel to "Fantastic Beasts" will be released in India in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu by Warner Bros Pictures, read a statement to IANS. The J.K. Rowling movie is the second in the planned five movies spin-off franchise from the "Harry Potter" films. The film explores the adventures of "magizoologist" Newt Scamander, essayed by Eddie Redmayne. Dumbledore (Jude Law, as a younger version of the professor played by Richard Harris and Michael Gambon in the Harry Potter films) gives his ex-student Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) the address of a safe house in Paris. Newt is tasked with hunting down and killing Gellert Grindelwald (Johnny Depp), a tyrant with dark ma...
Aquaman extended trailer: Jason Momoa enthralls audience in classic suit

Aquaman extended trailer: Jason Momoa enthralls audience in classic suit

Latest News, VFX
Fans went berserk after an extended video for Aquaman, starring Jason Momoa, hit on Friday. On Thursday, director James Wan shared a poster and hinted "something" else was coming. A Son of the Land... A King of the Seas... He’s the Protector of the Deep. Something arrives tomorrow. #Aquaman pic.twitter.com/cFsiH0e2jQ — James Wan (@creepypuppet) October 4, 2018 Fans who perhaps were expecting only a short two-minute trailer were gifted with the new footage which runs over five minutes and shows basic story origin, marine action scenes and Jason in classic Aquaman suit for the first time. Watch here: As per the official synopsis, the film reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and takes him on the journey of his lifetime-one that will not only force
Making of 2.0: Rajinikanth-Akshay Kumar starrer is all set to be a visual treat!

Making of 2.0: Rajinikanth-Akshay Kumar starrer is all set to be a visual treat!

Latest News, VFX
While the Akshay Kumar and Rajinikanth starrer 2.0 is going to hit the theatre screens on November 29 this year, Lyca Productions have shared yet another making video that documents the judicious use of VFX. Check it out here: The yet-to-be-released Rajinikanth-Akshay Kumar’s film 2.0 is one of the first India movies to be shot in 3D. At USD 75 million which is roughly Rs 543 crore, 2.0 is costlier than several Hollywood blockbusters like Deadpool, The Nun, Conjuring, X-Men etc. However, there is a common equation in 2.0 and Hollywood biggies such as Avengers: Infinity War, Deadpool 2, Black Panthers, Ant-Man and The Wasp and even the upcoming Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. According to the director Shankar, the international VFX company Double Negative which has done
Thugs of Hindostan vs Manikarnika: Whose VFX is at par with Hollywood movies?

Thugs of Hindostan vs Manikarnika: Whose VFX is at par with Hollywood movies?

Latest News, VFX
The teasers of two most awaited movies - Thugs of Hindostan and Manikarnika released during the last ten days, makes the fans go crazy. The three-time national award winner actress Kangana Ranaut plays the role of Rani Laxmibai in this Krish Jagarlamudi directed movie. Through the teaser video, Kangana looks stunning as Jhansi Ki Rani and gladly she fits perfectly into the bill. Meanwhile, the teaser also will largely give the feel of Deja Vu because of the treatment of visuals as the grand set resembles that of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Bajirao Mastani. Watch the teaser of Manikarnika here: Whereas, directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya, Thugs of Hindostan is based on an early 19th century bestselling novel about the Kali-worshiping thug. People are predicting that it’s possibly going t
Dark Phoenix trailer: X-men to deal with a formidable foe in their own ranks

Dark Phoenix trailer: X-men to deal with a formidable foe in their own ranks

Latest News, Technology, VFX
Fox has released the first trailer for X-Men: Dark Phoenix, the fourth movie in Fox’s rebooted X-Men franchise. In this installment, the X-Men will have to deal with a villain in their own ranks: Jean Grey (played by Game of Throne’s Sansa Stark Sophie Turner in the upcoming film as well as its predecessor, Apocalypse). Dark Phoenix tells Jean and her relationship to the Phoenix, a powerful cosmic entity. The latest installment is in line with the original story in the X-Men comics, which was told in Uncanny X-Men’s late-’70s Phoenix Saga arc and 1980 Dark Phoenix Saga arc. The titular Phoenix bonded itself with Jean, giving her immense power as well as the ability to cause immense destruction. Ultimately, the story concluded with the death and sacrifice of Jean. Check out the offici
Marvel to re-release Avengers Infinity War’s Hindi version on October 2

Marvel to re-release Avengers Infinity War’s Hindi version on October 2

Animation, Latest News, VFX
  Marvel Studios is going to re-release the Hindi version of Avengers: Infinity War in India on October 2. "The record-breaking success of Avengers: Infinity War was historic. The response from Indian fans has been extremely overwhelming and seeing the ever-increasing following for the Hindi version we have decided to re-release just the Hindi version on demand from our English fans to enjoy the extended long weekend on October 2," said Bikram Duggal- Head of Studio Entertainment, Disney India, in a statement to IANS. To build buzz for the Hindi re-release, Marvel has released two hilarious clips in which the characters refer to each other as ‘gabru’ and ‘gurudev’. Watch here. The video has been viewed 11 million times on YouTube, while the second one has over 50,000 views so fa