The 30,000 square-foot facility, which was initially due to open in 2020 but was delayed by the pandemic, currently houses 120 Indian VFX specialists working across titles such as His Dark Materials (HBO/BBC), The Little Mermaid (Disney) and Spider-Man: No Way Home (Sony). Framestore says it is adding professionals in compositing, tracking and Cfx, and is aiming to reach a 300-person team in early 2022.
The site is located in the Goregaon area of Mumbai in the Nesco It Park of Filmi Nagari. The facility’s phase two build-out aims to double the studio capacity next year.
“Stepping through the doors and feeling the studio crackle with life is a real joy after so much hard work,” said Akhauri P. Sinha, Managing Director Mumbai. “While the pandemic delayed the physical opening we’ve already started to bond as a team,