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Charuvi Design Labs release The first official teaser for “Shri Hanuman Chalisa”

Posted By : Animation Galaxy    At 11-09-2013 20:01:20

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India base Studio Charuvi Design Labs release The first official teaser for “Shri Hanuman Chalisa”

“Shri Hanuman lives only to serve the God within us and to prepare us to live fully in the spirit”

The film provides a metaphorical visual meaning to the verses of an ancient spiritual composition that has been sung and chanted across the globe. Our understanding of the “divine” has various manifestations but its true nature lies within the realization of one-self.

Hanuman serves the highest expression of devotional values and is the purest embodiment seeking god. He is presented as a perfect and appropriate example of being a seeker, a sage, a das, a disciple, a ‘servant of greater man and cause’, a believer, a doer, a warrior and his greatness lies in using his strength for the service of others. The “Hanuman Chalisa” (a devotional Hindu song) again underlies this belief system; this thought process, this devotion.

The film tries to push the limits of our understanding of faith and spirituality. The mysticism and conceptual nature of divine response.

“Shri Hanuman Chalisa” is a film filled with spectacular and visually-attractive scenes of Hindu mythology God, Shri Hanuman. In its construction, particular narration and, most of all, in its innovative and technically-advanced stylization of the images based on 3D graphics, interpreting the Chalisa in a new way, by still keeping the story intact.

“The Hanuman Chalisa, written in the early 17th Century by the great Indian poet Tulsidas, is a prayer that is chanted by millions of Hindus as an important part of their daily worship ritual.

The prayer, though in the praise of the beauty, strength, humility, faith and devotion of Lord Hanuman, is chanted as asking for blessings to overcome the hurdles of fear and all sorts of adversities in life.

The Hanuman Chalisa, is an eleven minute 3D film which visualizes the verses through captivating, extremely rich and expressive imagery, in a way to help us understand the meaning of the verses and feel the essence of the lyrics.

CDL(Charuvi Design Labs) is an incredibly diverse studio, with unrivalled creative and technical expertise. We are focused on producing, creating original content with international appeal.

It is a multi-disciplinary independent studio that animates, directs, and produces a wide variety of pieces- TV commercials, films, viral videos, television episodes, music videos in 2d/3d and stop motion techniques. We want to create breakthrough entertainment experiences on every digital platform, including game consoles, broadband Internet, interactive television and mobile networks.

CDL is a completely unique event where people with original ideas connect with a superb international network of independent creative thinkers, technology wizards, commercialization experts, potential business partners, and potential financial resources.

With only a base of about 20 people, CDL has fetched around 30 film festival honours including repeated selections at Siggraph Computer Animation Festival.

CHARUVI AGRAWAL is a visual artist based in India. Facilitated in 2007 at ‘Incredible [email protected]' Festival in New York by Coca-Cola as one of “The emerging 10 who would transform the global artistic landscape.” She graduated with a gold medal in Fine arts from Delhi College of art and Computer animation from Sheridan College, Canada.

Prior to founding CDL (Charuvi Design Labs) in 2009, she worked in Canada on a wide range of projects for NFB and various other clients.Her work has been featured in various publications and earned prestigious film screenings at Siggraph Computer Animation Festival (Vancouver, Los Angeles ),Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen (Germany), Taiwan International Children’s TV & Film Festival , 3rd Beijing International Animation Festival, Santa Fe Film Festival , South Asian International Film Festival (New York), One World Film Festival (Ottawa), Toronto Urban Film Festival ,Pictoplasama Conference (New York),Indian Art Summit (Delhi) and many more. Her paintings and miniature sculptures have garnered recognition and awards in high-profile exhibits from a very early age.

Her initiative today has become a think tank for growing designers from all over India.
2013 : Stuttgart International – Animated Com Awards, Germany
2011 : Festival Internacional de Cine de Cali, Santiago.
2011 : Pixel Vienna Conference, Austria.
2011 : Siggraph Computer Animation Festival, Canada.
2013 : Palm Springs International ShortFest and Film Market, USA
2013 : Dimension 3, France
2013 : Edinburgh International Film Festival, UK
2013 : Toronto animation arts festival international, Canada
2013 : Anima Mundi, Bazil
2013 : Rhode Island International Film Festival, USA
2013 : Montreal World Film Festival, Canada
2013 : Indian Film Festival of Houston, USA


Production House: Charuvi Design Labs Pvt. Ltd 
Design/Direction: Charuvi Agrawal 
Production Manager: Batika Saxena, Charika Kumar
Production Coordinator: Taruna Sehgal 
IT Manager : Ajay Vishwakarma 
Digital Intermmediate : Prime Focus Ltd., India
Origial Music by : Veecon Music and Entertainment Pvt. Ltd.
Sound Desig & Mixing : Ajay Kumar P.B.

Matte/Character paint: Hussam Ul Wahid
Modelling Artist: Amardeep Singh Potshangbam 
Texturing Artist: Varun Kumar 
Rigging Artists: Aditi Agarwal 
Animation Artist: Virendra Kishore
Hair/Fur Artist: Arun Saini 
Visual Effects Artists: Atul Walia ,Pushkar Deshpandey
Lighting Artist: Lalit Mann 
Digital Compositing Artist: Vibhuti Kaushik, Raj Verma 
Render Wrangler: Ankur Kirola 
Sound Mixing & Edit: Virendra Kishore

The Music Features the vocie of celebrated Mr. Amitabh Bachchan and several other leading Bollywood music Artist.

Amitabh Bachchan, Aadesh Shrivastav, Hariharan, Sonu Nigam, Suresh Wadear, Abhijit, Udit Narayan, Kumar Sanu, Roopkumar Rathod,Shaan, Kailash Kher, Mukul Aggarwal, Manoj Tewari, Hansraj Hans, Prasoon Joshi, Kay Kay, Shukhwinder singh, Shankar Mahadevan, Babul Supriyo, Kunal Ganajawala, Vindo Rathod.

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