Frameboxx Animation and Visual Effects, a leading institute of media and entertainment training services in India, has joined hands with Prime Focus, the world’s largest independent media services company, to offer a specially designed 3D VFX and animation programme to its students. Recent projects delivered by Prime Focus include 'Captain America: Civil War', 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice', 'X-Men: Apocalypse', 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows' and 'Warcraft' for international release, and 'Housefull 3', 'BajrangiBhaijaan', 'PremRatanDhanPayo', 'Udta Punjab' and 'Baaghi' on the Bollywood side of the business.
Frameboxx Managing Director and CEO, Naveen Gupta, informed that students could eventually get the opportunity to work on live-projects at Prime Focus studios in Mumbai.
Frameboxx unveiled the new SPECIALIZED INDUSTRY FOCUSED TRAINING PROGRAMS in Animation & VFX, comprising of 15 to 30 months at select training centres around the country, including Mumbai, Chandigarh, Delhi, Indore, Ahmedabad, Bangalore and Goa, where students canlearn the fundamentals of 3D VFX and animation using the latest software, with the possibility of later graduating to the studio environment to work on live projects.
Speaking about the agreement, Stephen Mascarenhas, SVP Operations -Prime Focus,said: “India is increasingly a force to be reckoned with in the international VFX, 3D conversion and animation space, and as we bring more and more work from around the world to India it is our duty to ensure that the next generation of Indian artists have the necessary skills and experience to excel in this area. We believe that this tie-up with Frameboxxis a positive step towards this ambition, and we look forward to sharing the benefits of our unmatched international experience with the young artists who are the future of our industry.”
3D VFX is a highly exciting field in the booming entertainment industry where next generation with knowledge of science, math, engineering, computers or even humanities but having creative and artistic skills can find their niche, added Naveen Gupta, serial entrepreneur and founder of Frameboxx.
Frameboxx Animation & Visual Effects founded in 2007 has 20 centres across the country, and is one of the leading players in the field.