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Frameboxx joins hands with Prime Focus to open new vistas for Indian students

Updated: Jul 15, 2016 12:28 IST

Chandigarh, July 15 (ANI):Frameboxx Animation and Visual Effects, a leading supplier of media and entertainment training services in India, has joined hands with Prime Focus, the world's largest independent media services company, to offer specially designed training programs for 3D Stereo Conversion to its students.

Some of the 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', 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan', 'Prem Ratan Dhan Payo', '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 in a studio environment and students that meet all of the criteria of the course could also graduate to working on some of the live projects at Prime Focus studios across India.

Frameboxx also unveiled the new specialised industry-focussed training programmes, comprising of 15 to 30 months at select training centres around the country, including Mumbai, Chandigarh, Delhi, Indore, Ahmedabad, Bangalore and Goa. The programs enable students to learn the fundamentals of 3D Stereo Conversion using the latest software and technology with the possibility of later graduating to the studio environment and, if the student meets all the criteria, an opportunity 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 Frameboxx is 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 and Visual Effects, founded in 2007, has 20 centres across the country, and is one of the leading players in the field. (ANI)