Impossible Objects, a Los Angeles-based creative studio is working to define the future of film and entertainment by embracing real-time technology to blend the physical and digital worlds. The company has established key relationships and partnerships across film, gaming, and technology, and has built innovative projects and workflows with a growing list of clients including Blizzard, Google Play, Western Digital, Honda, and Toyota.
The Post New York Alliance, the Hollywood Professional Association, and the Fuse Technical Group are hosting an event on January 26 to showcase virtual production technology for New York filmmakers in Fuse 42, a full LED volume studio in Times Square.
Amazon Studios has officially opened Stage 15, its new virtual production stage, and the formation of the new Amazon Studios Virtual Production department. The stage combines two former stages to accommodate an LED wall that is 80 feet in diameter and 26 feet tall. The first feature film to shoot on the new Stage 15 will be the family holiday comedy Candy Cane Lane, directed by Reggie Hudlin and starring Eddie Murphy.
Emmy and Annie award-winning visual effects and animation company Jellyfish Pictures has announced a restructure of its leadership team and new key appointments supporting the company’s ambitious plans for further growth across existing and new sectors. The announcement follows Key Capital Partners’ minority investment in the company earlier in the year and the ongoing global expansion of the company’s operations powered by its virtual studio infrastructure.
Hill County Studios, the film and television complex being developed in San Marcos, Texas, announced today it has appointed Kevin Bar as chief operations officer. With more than 15 years of industry experience, Bar joins Hill Country Studios from Netflix, where he oversaw development and operations for Netflix Studio hubs across the U.S. and Canada as a member of the global studio operations team.
Hill Country Studios today announced a partnership with the Houston-based video production company Vision to serve as its lead technology partner. Hill Country Studios says it will leverage Vision’s production and design expertise to construct two LED virtual production stages.
The Cherokee Nation and its film office held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday to dedicate the opening of the Cherokee Film Studios, Owasso Campus. The tribe’s new facility is the first of its kind in Oklahoma and Indian Country.
Brompton Technology has secured a £5.1 million growth capital investment from Connection Capital, a specialist private client alternative investments business.
Yosemite Cinema, an independent movie theatre located inside Yosemite National Park, has opened a Positron XR Cinema virtual reality theatre equipped with 16 motion pods designed to give audiences premium cinematic VR experiences.
Break+Enter, a Nice Shoes company, served as a key visual effects provider on the second season of Russian Doll, the Emmy Award-winning Netflix series starring Natasha Lyonne, and co-created by Lyonne, Leslye Headland and Amy Poehler. The studio delivered nearly 150 visual effects shots for the eight-episode season. Most notably, Break+Enter, led by VFX supervisor Gabe Regentin, teamed with Lyonne, her production team, cinematographer Ula Pontikos and LED lighting specialist 4Wall Entertainment to recreate a large portion of the New York subway system using groundbreaking virtual production technology.