Frantic Films Corporation is
award-winning branded content and live action production company
based in Winnipeg,
Manitoba, Canada. It employs over 30 people primarily in
Frantic Films is also known for producing live action reality shows
and documentaries, many concerned with Canadian history.
November 2007, the visual effects and software divisions located in
Winnipeg, Vancouver, BC and Los Angeles were sold to the Prime Focus Group, and are in the
process of integrating into the Prime
Focus Group of companies.
The Branded Content division, Frantic Branded Content
in creating original integrated entertainment for traditional and
emerging media platforms. In 2009, Frantic Branded Content
partnered with ad agency TAXI and commercial production company
Soft Citizen, to produce the branded entertainment television
property 'Commercial Break'.
Frantic Films Software (renamed Prime Focus VFX Technology),
produces a range of applications and plug-ins for both in-house and
commercial use. Frantic Software's current suite of software
Network Management System,
Volumetric Particle Renderer,
Suite of Tools for Eyeon Fusion 5,
rendering plugin for NVIDIA Gelato, and
fluid dynamics suite. The Flood software
is a full suite of advanced in-house fluid simulation software
including a fluid dynamics simulator, a particle-based slash
simulator, and a procedural ocean surface generator. Since its
introduction in 2004, Flood was said to be one of the top three
fluid simulation tools in the world.
In early 2009, Frantic Films swallowed Red Apple Entertainment
whole, enabling rights over Red Apple's entire syndication
catalogue and mode of production.
Live action (past and current)
Visual effects and Previsualization
- NRC-IRAP - Innovation leaders - 2004 - Frantic Films,