Top VFX Companies In South-India
DNEG is a British motion picture visual effects and computer animation and stereo conversion company that was founded in 1998 in London. The company has received five Academy Awards for its work on the films Inception, Interstellar, Ex Machina, Blade Runner 2049 and First Man.
Technicolor SA, formerly Thomson SARL and Thomson Multimedia, is an French multinational corporation that provides services and products for the communication, media and entertainment industries. Technicolor’s headquarters are located in Paris, France. Other main office locations include Los Angeles, California (United States), New York, New York (United States), London (England, UK), Bangalore, Chennai (India) and Lawrenceville, Georgia (United States).
They operate across four business divisions:
Production Services produces visual effects and animation for the entertainment, marketing and advertising industries. Their creative studios include
MPC Film & Episodic, The Mill, Mr. X and Mikros Animation.
MPC Film is one of the world’s leading visual effects studios, known for their stunning CG work on movies including The Jungle Book, Blade Runner 2049, X-Men, Prometheus, Dumbo, Guardians of the Galaxy, and many more. Our broad range of skill-sets provides a multitude of creative solutions, including concept design, pre-viz, shoot supervision, 2D compositing, 3D/CG effects, animation, motion design, software development, digital & experiential production, colour grading for advertising, and any combination of these services. MPC is the sum of the parts: creative partners and a range of creative solutions harnessed through a dedication to collaboration. It all comes together in our enthusiastic and talented people, working every day to be a part of creating some of the best and most inspirational work in the industry.
Tata Elxsi’s Visual Computing Labs (VCL), a subsidiary of Tata Elxsi Ltd, is award-winning visual effects and 3D animation house, headquartered in Mumbai, India. We service feature films, television series/commercials and new age technologies like AR/VR across industries in Asia, US and Europe. Some of our prominent international visual effects projects include Gulliver’s Travels, The Darkest Hour, Expendables 2, Jack the Giant Slayer, Spiderman 3, Sin City 2 and recently Amazon original called “Transparent” . Significant animation projects include Riders of The Berk (animation for episodic television/DreamWorks Animation), Maya The Bee 1 & 2 (Studio 100, France), Everything’s Rosie (V&S, UK), The Le Brons (Counter Punch Studios, USA) etc. We’ve also executed in-game animation for Pixar and Disney… 20+ international projects so far, and counting. Apart from this, we have to our credit more than 300 projects, large and small, in Indian market.
VFX PICK is one of the fast-growing companies. Even during the pandemic situation, this company has delivered several successful VFX projects (including Rotoscopy, Paint/Clean-up, 3D camera track/ Rotoanim, Comp, etc) to clients across the US, Canada, UK, Europe, and Asia on both Films and Commercials with great quality, on-time delivery, cost-effectiveness in a secured infrastructure.
Additionally, VFX PICK studio has been approved by Trusted Partner Network (TPN).
BOTvfx is a visual effects company catering to clients in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia. The company offers foundational digital visual effects services such as prep & paint, rotoscopy, matchmove, rotomation, and asset development.
PhantomFX, established in 2011, is a full-fledged creative studio, based out of Chennai, India, operating with an Administrative Office in Los Angeles.
PhantomFX specializes in Film and Commercial VFX, delivering Thousands of shots for Hollywood, Independent Feature Films, & Commercials. Apart from working for film production and commercials, the company periodically takes up subcontracts from larger visual effects studios as well.
Since its inception the company has shown a prominent steady growth in the field of VFX and Animation. The company’s involvement in blockbuster’s like Bahubali 2, Vishwaroopam 2, Avengers and many prominent movies like such is a classic example of the credibility it has gained over its clients over the years.
The team of talented and passionate creatives at PhantomFX have created stunning visual sequences, brought characters to life,
enhanced reality on-screen and rendered realistic CGI Creatures for several commercials, feature films, and television Media.
The focus of the company is to provide reliable, cost-effective, and high-quality VFX shots at competitive prices to the US and European markets. They have the flexibility to work on any kind of project, either small or large, with faster turnaround and scalability to generate long-term value for the company.
PixStone Images Pvt. Ltd. is based out of Chennai in sunny Southern India. Established in 2012, PixStone has developed a global clientele
of major studios who truly value its ability for a high quality, on time, on budget delivery. PixStone takes pride in being a completely
process oriented studio, with strong performance measurement, monitoring and tracking systems for all aspects of Post-Production management.
Founded in 2015, Spellbound Visual Effects & Animation Pvt. Ltd. was formed by a team of leading industry professionals. Headquartered in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, it commenced operations by providing multi-vendor services for Visual Effects & Animation.Spellbound specializes in making outsourcing an entirely seamless component of post production. We deliver high quality results to a mission relevant and daily decision environment.
Basilic Fly Studio (BFS) was bootstrapped in 2011.
Its founding team is a boiling pot. It contains VFX artists, tech evangelists and producers. What’s common in them is a passion to create and support client needs well, on time. It is this common passion that leads to beautiful imageries; it makes clients see what they envisioned in their minds.
Mist VFX specializes in the creation of seamless visual effects imagery for feature film, commercial, TV production and now the VR space. With expertise in 3D stereo and 4K workflows, Mist consistently delivers work of the highest caliber.
Xentrix is a leading CG animation studio with a strong body of work in both TV and branded 4d/5d theme parks. It has a highly experienced core team who have delivered hundreds of hours of television, DVD and game animation over the past decade.
Rockstar Interactive India LLP, doing business as Rockstar India, is an Indian video game developer and a studio of Rockstar Games based in Bangalore. Established in 2016, it is headed by Daniel Smith as studio director and employs approximately 500 people. The company absorbed Dhruva Interactive in May 2019.
Prior to the creation of Rockstar India, Rockstar Games had collaborated with Technicolor India, the Bangalore-based studio of Technicolor SA, on various games, including Red Dead Redemption (2010), L.A. Noire (2011), and Max Payne 3 (2012). In October 2012, Technicolor and Rockstar Games announced the opening of the “Rockstar Dedicated Unit” within Technicolor India, which was to size around 80–90 people and work solely on games published by Rockstar Games.
Rockstar India was established as a subsidiary studio for Rockstar Games in Bangalore around August 2016.Rockstar India was part of the development team on Red Dead Redemption 2, which was released in October 2018.In May 2019, Rockstar announced that it had agreed to acquire a majority holding in Dhruva Interactive, the oldest game developer in India, from Starbreeze Studios.Dhruva’s team was to be integrated into Rockstar India.At the time, Rockstar India had approximately 500 employees led by Daniel Smith as studio director.The acquisition of Dhruva closed on 22 May
With amongst the largest animation production capacity for Television, Feature Films, Home Video, Online Game Art, Visual Effects, mobile and next generation console games,we have established ourselves as a trusted Animation Service Partner, Producer, Distributor and Licensor of iconic Global Animated Brands. With an in-house skill set of over 1000 production associates, DQE can be considered as one of the largest animated-content production houses in the world today.
ReDefine is a global company with studios in London, Montréal, Vancouver, Mumbai and Hyderabad. As part of the DNEG family of companies, ReDefine leverages the benefits of access to DNEG’s market-leading technology infrastructure while bringing an agile and bespoke service to each market.
ReDefine extends a warm welcome to its new VFX team in Europe
Makuta is an Indian visual effects and animation company based in Santa Clara, CA with branches in Hyderabad, India and Universal City, CA. The company received the National Film Awards in 2010 and 2012 for “Magadheera” and “Eega” respectively.
A company born out of love for cinema, Drishyam Films aims to build a platform for unique voices of Indian independent cinema and create global content with rich Indian flavours. Their filmmaking journey started with the award-winning film Ankhon Dekhi directed by Rajat Kapoor. Its success was followed
by Umrika directed by Prashant Nair, which premiered at Sundance Film Festival 2015 and bagged the Audience Choice Award. Soon after, Dhanak directed by Nagesh Kukunoor won the Grand Jury prize at Berlinale 2015, and Masaan directed by Neeraj Ghaywan picked up two big awards at Cannes
2015. Waiting directed by Anu Menon, premiered at the prestigious Dubai International Film Festival 2015.
We are a feature-grade creative agency and visual effects production house based in Hyderabad, India. Since 2002, our multiple award-winning work has been the mainstay of all the visual effects-driven blockbusters in Telugu cinema.
Green Gold Animation Pvt Ltd, is a Hyderabad based Indian Animation company, with offices in India, Singapore, Philippines and the United States. It is known for creating the Chhota Bheem television series and the Krishna film series. Green Gold Animation was founded by Rajiv Chilaka in January 2001
Best picture for everyone. It’s what drives us every day. Because at Oscar FX, we understand that creating the best picture goes far beyond delivering our best work to the world’s best VFX studios. It’s also about creating better futures for all of those involved.
To successfully deliver on our promise, we built a highly talented and dedicated team of production managers, visual effects artists, and a refined production process designed to deliver everything you need for your picture — films, television series and commercials. Over 200 VFX professionals, dedicated to ensuring that every single detail in your VFX project is addressed, and turned around on time, and on budget.
Digital Domain creates transportive experiences that entertain, inform and inspire. Our company is a pioneer in many fields, including visual effects, livestreaming landmark events in 360° virtual reality, building situational awareness applications, creating “virtual humans” for use in films and live events, and developing interactive content. A creative force in visual effects and media applications, Digital Domain has brought artistry and technology to hundreds of motion pictures, commercials, video games, music videos and virtual reality experiences. Our groundbreaking visual effects appear in films such as “Titanic,” “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” and recent blockbusters “Furious 7” and “Deadpool.” Our staff artists have won more than 100 major awards, including Academy Awards®, Clios, BAFTA awards and Cannes Lion
This incredible studio, conveniently located in White Town – Puducherry, bear a strong resemblance to the colonial French rule of the ancient times. Also PIXL is one of the best and promising visual-effects studio in down-south. The co-founders holding the strength & quality of producing visual-effects
Toonz Media Group is a global leader specializing in creating top class entertainment content on various media and consumer platforms for kids and families across the world. With an incredible legacy of more than two decades in the industry, Toonz specialises in high quality content creation, production, distribution, digital media exploitation, licensing & merchandising, gaming, AR/VR & other emerging technologies, and animation academics. With industry veterans from around the world in the global leadership team, Toonz Media Group believes in going that extra mile to ‘Entertain the World’.
Dhruva Interactive was an Indian video game developer based in Bangalore. The company was founded by Rajesh Rao in March 1997 as the first game company in India. In December 2016, Dhruva was majority-acquired by Swedish developer Starbreeze Studios. Starbreeze sold its stake in May 2019 to Rockstar Games, which merged Dhruva into its Rockstar India studio.
Leading global content creators, studios and OTT’s rely on FutureWorks expert artists and technologists to deliver world class services. FutureWorks is a leader in end to end film production, from visual effects and picture-sound post production, to the supply of high precision cameras and lenses. With a dedicated team of over 300 talented artists, spread across multiple integrated facilities in India, FutureWorks is recognised as a trusted partner by platforms worldwide.
Horseman FX India is a rapidly growing Visual effects facility based in India. As the name implies, we “Horseman FX” always run ahead of the technology changes. We have undergone TPN (Trusted Partner Network) assessment audit successfully. Horseman FX India is a Visual Effects studio which transforms ordinary ideas into extraordinary images and scenes with excellent quality.
EFX – A Division of Prasad Corp. believes that as one of the leading providers of digital effects, the company is extremely well positioned to benefit from the trend towards digitization of media. As consumer demands increase enhanced imagery will become increasingly important in not only EFX’s current core revenue base – motion picture industry, but in all sections of the entertainment media / visual communications media.