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Reel FX, Creative Team from Moonbot Studios Launch Flight School

April 18, 2017 | By
Reel FX, Creative Team from Moonbot Studios Launch Flight School

Reel FX Animation Studios’ VR/AR division and the leadership team from Moonbot Studios have taken flight to form a newly minted multi-platform content studio aptly named Flight School. The Flight School creative team will be led by Academy Award-winning chief creative officer, Brandon Oldenburg, and Emmy Award-winning executive creative director, Limbert Fabian. The studio... »

Light Field Lab, Inc. Launches to Bring Holographic Experiences to Consumers

April 18, 2017 | By

Light Field Lab, Inc. has officially debuted, co-founded by CEO Jon Karafin, CTO Brendan Bevensee, and VP of engineering Ed Ibe. The co-founders previously worked together to design the world’s first professional light field capture system at award-winning company Lytro. Light Field Lab attempts to build on the founders’ collective expertise with a new independent... »

RSA Films Launches RSA VR, a Dedicated Immersive Media Division for VR, AR & Mixed Media Productions

April 17, 2017 | By

Production company RSA Films has announced the launch of RSA VR, a new division dedicated exclusively to the creative development and production of VR, AR and mixed media. RSA is led by co-founder Ridley Scott whose prolific body of work consistently uses the latest tools of filmmaking in innovative ways. Head of RSA VR will be Jen... »

Hybrik Powers Pixvana’s VR Publishing Platform

April 4, 2017 | By
Hybrik Powers Pixvana’s VR Publishing Platform

Hybrik, Inc. has announced its cloud-based transcoding platform has been selected by Pixvana to power the company’s VR distribution tool, SPIN Studio. Pixvana is using Hybrik’s cloud processing to accelerate the creation of VR media. SPIN Studio allows users to encode and distribute up to 10K masters in a seamless VR experience. “SPIN Studio is... »

The International Cinematographers Guild to Host a Production Panel “Shooting VR for Post” at the VRLA Trade Show, April 14

March 15, 2017 | By
The International Cinematographers Guild to Host a Production Panel “Shooting VR for Post” at the VRLA Trade Show, April 14

The International Cinematographers Guild (IATSE, ICG Local 600) has announced that they will host a production panel at the Virtual Reality Trade Show and Conference (VRLA) on Friday, April 14, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. (Time TBD) The session, which is part of the VRLA’s professional programming, will be moderated by Michael Chambliss, a technology... »

HOBO Audio Launches 360 VR Division; Forms Strategic Alliance With Two Creative Studios

March 14, 2017 | By
HOBO Audio Launches 360 VR Division; Forms Strategic Alliance With Two Creative Studios

HOBO, the audio post studio, has announced that it has launched a 360 VR division and formed alliances with production/post production studios East Coast Digital and Hidden Content, both based in New York, to offer clients a full service approach to 360 VR content creation – from concept through production, post, music and final... »

Winners for the Art Directors Guild Awards

February 12, 2017 | By
Winners for the Art Directors Guild Awards

The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) tonight announced winners of its 21st Annual Excellence in Production Design Awards, in 11 categories of film, television, commercials and music videos during a black-tie ceremony at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood and Highland. “Hidden Figures” (Wynn Thomas), “Passengers” (Guy Hendrix Dyas), and “La La... »

Annies Showcase Animation Across Myriad Media

February 8, 2017 | By
Annies Showcase Animation Across Myriad Media

Put on by ASIFA-Hollywood, animation’s top organizational body, the February 5 Annies, again held at UCLA’s Royce Hall, showcased the best in the many media across which animation has its demonstrable wingspan. For one, Max Karli, the Annie and Oscar-nominated My Life as a Zucchini producer, explained the 10-year journey to get his film... »

SIGGRAPH 2017 Seeks Virtual Reality & Augmented Reality Submissions for Los Angeles Event

January 30, 2017 | By

SIGGRAPH 2017, the annual interdisciplinary educational experience showcasing the latest in computer graphics and interactive techniques, is seeking a diverse range of new Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) submissions to be showcased during its upcoming annual conference. SIGGRAPH 2017 will mark the 44th International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive... »

Imaginary Forces Welcomes EP Chris Hill; Sami Tahari as Director of Business Development

January 25, 2017 | By
Imaginary Forces Welcomes EP Chris Hill; Sami Tahari as Director of Business Development

Creative company Imaginary Forces has added two executives to its Los Angeles studio: executive producer Chris Hill and director of business development Sami Tahari. As the company celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, the announcement signals what’s next in Imaginary Forces’ long legacy of creative innovation and design-driven storytelling for entertainment, brand and agency... »

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