Eros International Plc announced its foray into visual effects in association with leading international talent, Charles Darby. The new venture will be called EYEQUBE Studios Private Limited.
Charles Darby is one of the pioneers of digital matte paintings and has been associated with more than 45 films in the last 13 years. Darby’s work includes Academy and BAFTA award-winning work on films such as TITANIC, THE MATRIX, CROUCHING TIGER HIDDEN DRAGON, THE FIFTH ELEMENT and MINORITY REPORT.
His most recent work includes GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING, HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN and I ROBOT. EYEQUBE will provide cutting edge visual effects platform for Indian film-makers. The company will employ some of the finest supervisors and artists to run master classes in individual departments and will bring in trainers who are, amongst others, ex-WETA, ILM and MPC staff.
EYEQUBE will cater to the top-end visual effects work in the industry and internationally. It will exclusively handle visual effects for all of Eros International’s home productions and co-productions. The company has already commenced work on Eros International’s Aladin and Drona and has several other films in the pipeline.