Autodesk is bundling its Flame, Smoke and Lustre systems into a new, single product called Flame Premium that will run on a single workstation and cost less than buying all three applications individually.

The combined technology will provide for 3D visual effects creation, editorial finishing and real-time colour grading.

Flame Premium, which combines the latest 2011 extension one software releases, with be available from $129,000

The company hopes that it will help post-production companies expand and diversify their creative services more cost-effectively.

Autodesk senior vice president, for media and entertainment Marc Petit said: “Companies need the flexibility to do more for less. With Flame Premium, customers can now offer a fuller range of services, higher-quality visual effects, editorial finishing, and real-time color grading all with a single workstation.”

Upgrades start from $10k.