VFX and 3D animation are currently booming in India. With the growth of a large number of OTT (Over The Top) platforms, demand continues to grow. Lately, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Sony Liv, Disney + Hotstar, MX Player, ZEE5, Voot, ALT Balaji, and Shemaroo Entertainment have seen some notable visual effects on the small screen. One of the newest is Fraud 1992 which can be downloaded from Sony Liv or viewed online. Applause Entertainment recreated the 1980 era with the exact appearance of old Mumbai and stock exchange locations. Bulbbul's spectacular VFX (Netflix web series) was scored by Red Chillies VFX, Sharh Rukh Khan's VFX post production studio.
After this official Statista recordsThe Indian VFX and post production industry was counted at INR 68 billion in 2019. The pundits of the markets estimate it will grow to INR 147 billion by fiscal 2024. Currently, the COVID-19 pandemic is calming down a bit and we are seeing new filming and postal work in full swing. Obviously, everyone is taking the right precautions to save all artists from coronavirus. Such developments indicate that producers and directors are using the medium of 2D / 3D animation and visual effects for visual storytelling. And if you look at such numbers and scenarios, then such growth without interruption.
To find out more about such details and the latest industry updates, Foundry has organized a special webinar for Indian animation and VFX artists. As the title mentions, this is entirely geared towards the Indian VFX job market. The details of the webinar are as follows.
Theme: This is how you can advance your career with your local VFX community in India
Date: November 3, Tuesday, 2020
Time: 6:30 p.m. (ACTUAL)
Duration: About 1.30 hours
List of important speakers:
- Siva Kumar Kasetty – Recruiting and Production Consultant, The Monk Studios & Destiny Logic
- Avani Shukla – FX artist, The Mill India
- Nikita Nabanita – Recruiter, Framestore India
- Kate Gabriel – 3D artist at The Mill & Chair in London ACM SIGGRAPH
- Jessica Lennox – Generalist TD at One of US & Secretary at London ACM SIGGRAPH
- Boyan (Bobby) Georgiev – light artist at DNEG & vice chairman at London ACM SIGGRAPH
- Eva Krpanov – Freelance VFX Production Assistant and Event Producer and London ACM SIGGRAPH
Press the Link to register the VFX webinar and book your seat online.
This online session will help both newbies and seasoned artists looking to hone their skills and new job opportunities. All speakers will keep you updated on the latest VFX jobs and trends in India. Find out what skills artists need to successfully build their careers in the Indian animation and visual effects industry. The speakers will also go into their personal experiences to guide and motivate you.
This foundry webinar is organized in collaboration with London ACM SIGGRAPH.