Prime Focus Limited (PFL), the world’s largest independent integrated media services powerhouse, employs over 9,000 professionals in 18 cities across 5 continents and 7 Time zones. We provide end-to-end creative services (visual effects, stereo 3D conversion and animation), technology products & services (Media ERP Suite and Cloud-enabled media services), production services (equipment rental) and post-production services (Digital Intermediate and picture post) to the Media and Entertainment industry.
In 2014 Prime Focus merged with Academy Award® winning company DNEG, one of the world’s foremost providers of visual effects (VFX); and Reliance MediaWorks merged their global film and media services business with Prime Focus Limited. DNEG has won four Academy Awards® for its VFX work in recent years – for Blade Runner 2049 (2017) Ex Machina (2015), Interstellar (2014) and Inception (2010).
Prime Focus is behind groundbreaking technologies such as View-DTM (stereoscopic 2D to 3D conversion), CLEAR™ (Hybrid Cloud technology enabled Media ERP Suite) and Primetime Emmy® award-winning DAX Digital Dailies®. Leveraging our Global Digital Pipeline and pioneering WorldSourcing delivery model, we partner with content creators at every stage of the process, ensuring creative enablement, workflow efficiencies and cost optimization.
Listed on the BSE and NSE of India and recognized on the Fortune India ‘Next 500’ list, Prime Focus has operations in Abu Dhabi, Bangalore, Cape Town, Chandigarh, Delhi, Goa, Hyderabad, Johannesburg, Kolkata, London, Los Angeles, Mumbai, Chennai, Montreal, Sydney, New York, Toronto and Vancouver.
Prakash Kurup, Co-founder of Prime Focus Limited won 4 ABBY awards (1-Gold, 1 – Silver, 2 – Bronze) for his exceptional creative work for The Story of Kaveri, MTV Beats, MAMI film festival and Atletico de Kolkata ISL promo.
DNEG was presented with the 'Visual Effects Powerhouse of The Year' award at this year’s Orbit Live Industry Honours in Mumbai. Merzin Tavaria, Creative Director & General Manager at DNEG Mumbai, collected the award on behalf of Dneg’s global team.
This is DNEG’s fourth Oscar win, the previous Academy Award wins were for Inception, Interstellar and Ex Machina. Led by VFX Supervisor Paul Lambert, ‘Blade Runner 2049’ also won a ‘BAFTA’ and ‘VES’ award under the ‘Best Visual Effects’ category.