Prana Studios

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Prana Studios
Type Private
Industry Visual effects, CGI animation
Founded 2005
Headquarters Los Angeles, United States
Number of locations Mumbai, India
Website Prana Studios

Prana Studios, Inc. is an American computer animation and visual effects company, founded in 2005 in Los Angeles, United States, with a wholly owned subsidiary in Mumbai, India.[1][2]

In 2006, The Weinstein Company launched new series of direct-to-video CG feature length films called Unstable Fables - they were produced amongst others, by The Jim Henson Company and Prana Studios.[3] The first released was 3 Pigs and a Baby, the second released was Tortoise vs. Hare and third released was The Goldilocks and the 3 Bears Show.

Prana produces stories and CG imagery for US domestic, international and Indian domestic Bollywood markets, including Koochie Koochie Hota Hai for Dharma Productions,[4] as well as the upcoming French animated film Why I Did (Not) Eat My Father.

On March 29, 2013, Prana Studios affiliate 34x118 Holdings, LLC won the bidding of Rhythm and Hues in a bankruptcy auction against other visual effects/CGI animation studios, Prime Focus and Brave Vision. Another contender, Psyop, was eliminated early in the process.[5] The sale was "valued at about $30 million."[6]

Filmography[edit]

Title Release Date Notes
The ChubbChubbs Save Xmas August 8, 2007 Co-production with Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation
Unstable Fables: 3 Pigs and a Baby March 2008 Co-production with The Weinstein Company and The Jim Henson Company
Unstable Fables: Tortoise vs. Hare September 12, 2008 Co-production with The Weinstein Company and The Jim Henson Company
Tinker Bell October 28, 2008 Co-production with Walt Disney Pictures and DisneyToon Studios
Unstable Fables: The Goldilocks and the 3 Bears Show December 16, 2008 Co-production with The Weinstein Company and The Jim Henson Company
Space Chimps 2: Zartog Strikes Back October 5, 2010 Co-production with Vanguard Animation
Dylan Dog: Dead of Night April 29, 2011 Co-production with Hyde Park Entertainment and Platinum Studios
Pixie Hollow Games November 19, 2011 Co-production with DisneyToon Studios
An Elf's Story: The Elf on the Shelf November 26, 2011 Co-production with Trick 3D
Secret of the Wings October 23, 2012 Co-production with Disneytoon Studios
Planes August 9, 2013 Co-production with Disneytoon Studios
Saving Santa November 5, 2013 Co-production with Gateway Films
The Pirate Fairy April 1, 2014 Co-production with Disneytoon Studios
Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return May 9, 2014 Co-production with Summertime Entertainment
Planes: Fire & Rescue July 18, 2014 Co-production with Disneytoon Studios
Underdogs January 15, 2015 Co-production with Universal Pictures International
Legend of the NeverBeast 2015 Co-production with Disneytoon Studios
Why I Did (Not) Eat My Father 2015
Koochie Koochie Hota Hai 2015 Co-production with Dharma Productions

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