PAWTUCKET, RI – MAY 2, 2018 – Announced yesterday at Facebook’s F8 Developer Conference, Hasbro Inc. (NASDAQ:HAS) is working with Oculus to bring Virtual Reality (VR) experiences for Boggle, Trivial Pursuit and Monopoly to people with Oculus Go, for the first time. The VR games will be accessible in the Oculus Store wherever Oculus Rooms […]
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Will VR and AR become mass-market applications? Over the last year, I have been thinking about this from a consumer perspective. A variety of VR headsets are now generally available, and although AR headsets like Microsoft HoloLens are harder to come by, Apple’s ARKit and the just released 1.0 version of Google’s ARCore are available […]
Press Release – August 21, 2018 – Los Angeles, CA – Insta360 today launched the Insta360 Pro 2, a groundbreaking six-lens professional VR camera. Ready to shoot 8K-per-eye 3D 360 video, the Pro 2 innovates the entire professional VR production workflow – offering effortless FlowState stabilization, long-range live monitoring, simplified post-production in partnership with Adobe, and a […]
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John Lewis & Partners / Waitrose & Partners “Bohemian Rhapsody” from MPC on Vimeo. Rousing, heartwarming, and nostalgic all in one go, this spectacular grade school take on Queen’s 1975 operatic hit “Bohemian Rhapsody” finds Blink director Dougal Wilson and the MPC VFX crew together again and bound for awards glory. Clients: John Lewis, Waitrose […]
From the release: Sept. 4, 2018, New York, London—Award-winning animation studio Golden Wolf, headquartered in London, is pleased to announce the launch of its first stateside location in New York City. The expansion comes on the heels of an exciting year for the studio, which in May aligned with renowned animation/VFX/live-action studio Psyop, a minority investor […]
Awake – An Interactive Painting from Sofia Aronov on Vimeo. Sofia Aronov’s “Awake” is an interactive painting that combines paint, projected light, and capacitive sensors to create an engaging, “choose-your-own-adventure” viewing experience. Viewers are guided to follow their curiosity and explore the coral reef painting. When viewers touch a piece of coral, the painting comes to life with projections of marine-lifeanimations. The experience for each […]
Planet Triage Planet Triage is an immersive, projection mapping installation created by Cody Healey-Conelly at the Wageningen University artist in residency program in conjunction with its 100th year anniversary celebration. Using computer-generated imagery, projection, and sculpture, Planet Triage creates a space for dialogue between artists and scientists with the hope of inspiring new ideas and ways to […]
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Into The Flame – Official Trailer from Hue&Cry on Vimeo. Written and directed by CD Sean McClintock, Hue&Cry’s upcoming animated short follows an overworked, unfulfilled salesman named Floyd Waters who’s life unravels when his wife leaves him to join a Lepidoptera cult. The Richmond, Virginia motion house promises the full version of “Into The […]
LUCID from GMUNK on Vimeo. London tech startup Flying Screens lets director/innovator GMUNK loose with their new drone screens to produce this piece of performance art called “Lucid” featuring UK dancer ZAKIYA. From GMUNK: “‘Lucid’ is at the forefront of a new medium in digital performance art, utilizing emerging unmanned aerial vehicle technology to create […]
Press Release – SEATTLE, September 5, 2018 — Studio-developer Daily Magic Productions presents the official trailer — https://youtu.be/gFnU4Z0ng48 and announced the release date of the Witching Tower, a VR Action-adventure game: October 4, 2018. The game will be available on Steam, Oculus Store, and HTC VIVEPORT. Technical features Players will be able to use two systems of movement: teleportation and locomotion. […]
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If you are the kind of person who loves making things – and I’m guessing you are, I mean you are reading this blog! – then Papercraft is for you! What? Origami? Well, kind of…more like complex paper crafted models, built with your own hands, brought to life by projection mapping. Sounds good? Ok, stay […]
King Tut met 21st century design and technology at the California Science Center. Projection Designer Bart Kresa mapped the space shuttle Endeavor with images of King Tut’s spectacular golden sarcophagus for the Science Center’s recent Discovery Ball fundraiser. Bart Kresa, who heads the international Bart Kresa Studio, transformed the space shuttle into the boy king’s tomb by projection mapping the fuselage and vertical tail with […]
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This year at Burning Man, artist Joe Crossley (Astral Projekt) will be producing and curating a collection of Human/ AI inspired media art pieces under the name IAMAI. The ethos is to create a ceremonial space where we can acknowledge and celebrate the declaration of co- existence between man and machine. Artists from around the world […]
Wu Tsang’s voice is cheerful, if a little winded, when she answers the phone: “I’m in a fitting, but I can talk.” The New York– and Berlin-based artist is a week into filming a 23-minute experimental documentary about the origins of house music, which will premiere at Frieze New York. Tomorrow, she is scheduled to […]
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Ahead of Houston’s third-annual Day for Night festival—which brings together music and forward-thinking art—we’re visiting some of the New York-based artists in their studios. As an artist, Matthew Schreiber is drawn to the possibilities of light—including its ability to disappear completely. “I like the ephemeral nature of the material,” he says. “I have a few […]
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But those that do exist must be preserved and archived Stereoscopes entertained every Victorian home with their ability to produce three-dimensional pictures. Typewriters and later fax machines were once essential for business practices. Photo printers and video rentals came and went from high streets. When innovative technologies like these come to the end of their lives, […]
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Envision is an interactive light installation by the french creative agency superbien. The project was created for alcatel-lucent’s presentation at the last mobile world congress. the installation utilizes sophisticated video mapping technology, which is able to scan its environment in three dimensions and project digitally onto these surfaces to create the illusion of physical lights. […]
’8-bit invaders’ projection mapping by pavel novák ‘8-bit invader’ is a work of projection mapping created by czech designer pavel novák for the 5th anniversary of tomas bata university’s department of visual arts in zlín, czech republic. The display playfully conflates the real and virtual worlds, first using the edifice simply as a surface onto which novák’s own fictional […]
BERLIN – 24 April, 2018 – Get ready for fast-paced action and innovative bullet-time shooting in Wanted Killer VR—a stylized high-octane FPS coming to Steam Early Access in May 2018. Created by Berlin-based developer Playsnak, Wanted Killer VR casts you as a member of the clandestine WK4 group – an elite team of agents sent in to protect the […]
London, 18 April 2018 – Reality Zero One (R01) today announced that it has secured £285,000 investment from startup funders and private investors to enhance its new digital reality capture platform. The tech makes it easy to capture ultra-high-definition 3D versions of real-world objects for use in any virtual or augmented-reality application. With the virtual/augmented reality […]
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NonProfit Event Revenue Streams When planning a fundraiser for a nonprofit organization it’s important to analyze your NonProfit Event Revenue Streams. In your analysis you can uncover ways to maximize funds being raised and offer guests varying price points to participate. But not only does your analysis provide you insights from a budget perspective, it also […]
By: Cylie Svartoien, Marketing Specialist, Kingham Signature Events Set the stage – can everyone see the action? Cue the lights – what are you spotlighting? Design the set – what atmosphere are you going for? Can you feel the excitement buzzing in the air? Your milestone event is theater in live action. Except, you don’t […]
By Cylie Svartoien When you have a local repeat event with a consistent audience, it’s easy to get comfortable and rely on tactics that have worked before. However, if you want to keep your audience’s attention and attendance, it’s critical to revamp, refresh and rejuvenate your show. Last week at the Heroes Luncheon in Tampa, […]
Earlier this month we produced the 24th Annual Our Heroes Luncheon for Sykes Enterprises, Inc. Foundation. It was another successful year, filled with emotion and compelling tributes to Hillsborough County’s first responders. With rave reviews from our client; audience members complimenting on a job well done, and so many saying “this is the best year […]
Unity 2018.1 marks the start of a new cycle that introduces a major upgrade to our core technology, which gives artists, developers and engineers the power to express their talents and collaborate more efficiently to make their AAA dreams a reality. Let’s start with a few of the highlights, and then you can dig into the […]
25 April 2018: – Yesterday, the boring classroom lesson was finally consigned to the history books when technology pioneers, Immersive VR Education, beam experts from California and Dubai into a virtual classroom to teach students at Langley College near Slough, via a short trip to the moon. Pixar co-founder, Loren Carpenter, will be ‘beamed’ in […]
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June 12th 2018, Los Angeles, London – Ridley Scott has brought together all RSA Films affiliated companies in a multi-business restructure to form the Ridley Scott Creative Group. The Ridley Scott Creative Group strengthens the network across the affiliated companies to take advantage of emerging opportunities across all entertainment genres as well as their existing work in film, television, […]
Mill+ directors Aidan Gibbons and Ergin Kuke help UK luxury performance car maker Bentley celebrate its 100th anniversary with a grand look at the company’s history of “innovation, achievement and craftsmanship.” Aidan Gibbons: “The Bentley brand is synonymous with British craft, luxury and cutting edge performance. Our task was to craft a captivating story around […]
Three amped-up animated films anchoring the campaign for Nike’s new PhantomVSN soccer boot crafted in concert with Nike’s design team by London’s Golden Wolf who also created in-store visuals. Nike Phantom – Flyknit Client: Nike Production: Golden Wolf Source by stashmedia.tv
Brooklyn studio MoSoMoS combine their many animation/production talents (including stop motion and motion control) into a delightful promo for NBC’s summer competition series called “Making it” starring Nick Offerman and Amy Poehler. About Mosomos: “We specialize in stop motion, motion control, mixed media, 2D animation, live action, and practical visual effects. We direct and produce […]