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DQE to produce 'The Prodigies' with Onyx Films & Fidelite Films

MUMBAI: Hyderabad-based animation and gaming art company DQ Entertainment has partnered with Onyx Films and Fidélité Films, France to produce the 3D stereoscopic feature film, The Prodigies.


The film is being produced at a global budget of $28 million and is expected to hit theatres in March 2011.


While Warner Bros Pictures, Studio37 from Orange Group and Kinology will be responsible for the distribution and sales of the film.


The Prodigies is an adaptation by Matthieu Delaporte and Alexandre de la Patelliere from the 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 while the character design is from Humberto Ramos and Francesco Herreira, designers of Marvel Comics.


Said ONYX Films chairman & CEO Aton Soumache, "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."


Added DQE chairman and CEO Tapaas Chakravarti, "Commencing the production of The Prodigies as a full stereoscopic 3D movie, Onyx is using DQE‘s 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."
 

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