Double Negative, one of the world’s leading visual effects companies, today announced the official opening of its new studio in Chennai, India. The Chennai studio will work alongside Double Negative’s network of international VFX facilities in London, Vancouver, Los Angeles, Mumbai and Montréal.
Upcoming visual effects projects for the company include Thor: Ragnarok, Justice League, Pacific Rim: Uprising, X-Men: The New Mutants, Avengers: Infinity War, Deadpool 2, M:I 6 – Mission Impossible and the sequels to Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Themand Godzilla.
“We’re very excited to be opening our second Dneg facility in India,” said Merzin Tavaria, Creative Director and General Manager, Double Negative India. “There is a strong filmmaking talent pool in Southern India, and we’re looking forward to opening our doors and welcoming the Chennai team to the global Dneg family. This new state-of-the-art VFX studio will complement and support our network of international facilities, delivering work on some of the biggest films we have in production.”
Located in Sholinganallur, the Tech Hub of Chennai, the new facility will accommodate over 500 employees, and Double Negative’s recruitment team is continuing to hire across a wide range of VFX, technical and support roles. Full details of all available positions are available on the company’s website (dneg.com) and on its social media channels.
About Double Negative (www.dneg.com)
Double Negative (Dneg) is one of the world’s leading providers of visual effects and animation for feature film and television, with facilities in London, Vancouver, Montréal, Los Angeles, Mumbai and Chennai in India.
Dneg’s creative drive and close collaborative working relationship with filmmakers ensures that the projects that it collaborates on, both large and small, all receive the same high standards of creative and technical service.
This has proven to be a winning approach, resulting in the company winning Academy Awards® for its work on ‘Inception’, ‘Interstellar’ and most recently ‘Ex Machina’, BAFTA’s for ‘Inception’, ‘Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows Part 2’ and ‘Interstellar’, and Visual Effects Society awards for ‘Inception’, ‘Sherlock Holmes’ and ‘Interstellar’.
Projects currently in production at Dneg include Thor: Ragnarok (Taika Waititi), Justice League (Zack Snyder), Pacific Rim: Uprising(Steven S. DeKnight), X-Men: The New Mutants(Josh Boone), Avengers: Infinity War (Anthony and Joe Russo), Deadpool 2 (David Leitch), M:I 6 – Mission Impossible (Christopher McQuarrie) and the sequel to Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them (David Yates).