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Prana Studios Chooses PipelineFX’s Qube! for Render Farm Management Upgrade

One of Mumbai’s Largest Animation Studios Orders 2,000 Licenses for its Short and Feature Film Work

Los Angeles, CA (February 19, 2013)


, makers of Qube!™, the leading render farm management software for digital media creation, announced today that Mumbai-based animation powerhouse

Prana Studios

has chosen Qube! to manage its growing 2,000 node render farm.

Prana Studios chose Qube! after an extensive review of its internal pipeline suggested a need for an efficiency rendering tool that could also support their plans to expand studio capacity expansion in the coming years. Qube! offered Prana proven scalability and performance on their large

render farms

, true cross-platform compatibility on Windows, Mac OSX and Linux–based servers and workstations, and advanced clustering to manage priorities for multiple shows in simultaneous production.

“Every render pipeline has the capacity to become more powerful than it already is,” said PipelineFX CEO Richard Lewis. “Qube! is how you get it there.”

About Qube!™ and Smart Farming™

Qube! is an intelligent, mature and highly scalable render management solution that can be quickly integrated into any production workflow, and is backed by world-class technical support. Smart Farming delivers intelligence to production pipelines by providing business-critical insight into render pipelines, maximizing investment in rendering infrastructure and automating manual processes. Qube! works out of the box with all leading content creation applications and is truly cross-platform with all software components available on Windows®, Linux®, and Mac OS®X operating systems.

About PipelineFX

As the leading provider of intelligent render farm management solutions for digital content creation, PipelineFX provides software, support, consulting and training services worldwide. Over 25,000 render nodes at more than 600 customers across film and visual effects, post production, broadcast, design, games and education include Arc Productions, BaseFX, BBC, Cinesite, Deluxe, Digital Domain, Dyson, Efilm, Electronic Arts, Google, HBO, Hasbro, L.M.U., Laika Studios, Lockheed Martin, Method Studios, NBC Sports, Nvidia, NHK, Original Force, Prana Studios, Pratt University, Procter & Gamble, ReelFX, South Park Studios, Target, Technicolor, and Telemundo. PipelineFX is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, and has offices in London, Honolulu, Portland, Las Vegas, and Vancouver.

About Prana Studios

Prana Studios Inc. is an artist-driven, full-service 3D animation and visual effects studio with production offices in Los Angeles, CA, USA and Mumbai, India. They develop content and create state of the art visual imagery for full-length feature films, short-form media and special venue attractions. Their creative skills range from visual and story development to final post including complete CG and stereoscopic animation and image creation.