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DQE to Co-Produce 3D Animated Stereoscopic Feature Film The Prodigies

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DQE to Co-Produce 3D Animated Stereoscopic Feature Film The Prodigies

La Nuit des enfants roisDQE, the animation, gaming, live action entertainment production and distribution company, is pleased to announce the starting of a production of 3D Stereoscopic feature film The Prodigies. with Onyx Films and Fidelite Films, France. The 3-D animated motion capture theatrical Prodigies is being produced at a global budget of $ 28 Mil (Rs126 Crore Approx)) as a full stereoscopic animated Feature Film – similar in technology to Avtaar – by Onyx Films and Fidélité Films at DQE and set to be released in March 2011. Warner Bros Pictures, Studio37 from Orange group and Kinology are responsible for Distribution and Sales. The project is fully funded and in Fast track production in DQE to complete all the Animation processes & VFX for realease in March 2011. The Prodigies, is an adaptation by Matthieu Delaporte and Alexandre de la Patelliere from La Nuit des enfants rois novel written by Bernard Lenteric in 1982. Directed by Antoine Charreyon the film uses the motion capture and 3D Stereoscopic technologies. Artistic director is Victor Antonov, who created the visuals for the famous video game “Half-Life 2.” Character design is from Humberto Ramos and Francesco Herreira, Marvel Comics designers. About The Prodigies: Five young teenagers are violently assaulted. But they’re not your average teenagers… they’re prodigies. The trauma of the assault incites them to lash out against the world in a cold and calculating way. The five chillingly brilliant minds come together to concoct a perfect revenge. The only person aware of the impending doom is Jimbo Farrar, a sixth prodigy, who has gathered them. As long as he fights against his five counterparts with all his might, there’s hope for the world. But should he turn over to their side, it’s only a matter of time before a disaster of apocalyptic proportions ensues… Aton Soumache, Chairman & CEO of ONYX Films said:
“After Renaissance, we wanted to bring a new form of visual entertainment to teenagers and young adults. The 3D stereoscopic technology offers an immersive experience combined with the ambitious and visually challenging graphic designs and a compelling storyline. The skilled team at DQE is doing great justice to this challenging theatrical production.”
Marc Missonnier, President of Fidelite Films said:
“This film is our first experience in animation, and we are very excited at the prospect of bringing our experience and expertise in live action films to this project. The combined skills of Onyx and DQE are a key element of the success of “The Prodigies.”
Tapaas Chakravarti, Chairman and CEO of DQE said:
“We are excited to be part of this high quality feature film and to be pushing boundaries to deliver this stereoscopic epic feature film that will captivate audiences worldwide. The creativity and graphic story telling ability of Onyx Films is well known within the industry. Today by commencing the production of “The Prodigies” as a full stereoscopic 3D movie, Onyx is using DQE’s immense technical and creative capability and floor capacity to complete this production on record time. We aim for the production to be premiered and distributed worldwide by Warner Brothers and Orange Studio 37 by the beginning of second quarter of 2011. This DQE production of “The Prodigies,” being a full stereoscopic feature film of such high quality represents a quantum leap into the magical world of 3D cinema, and a definitive addition to DQE’s immense capabilities. I believe that 3D cinema will open up scope for large future revenue streams for DQE.”

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