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Sep 8, 2018

Artella Virtual Animation Studio


More and more business is being done remotely and moving to the cloud, and studio productions and animation are no exception. Bobby Beck, animator and entrepreneur, is at the forefront of this trend as a co-founder of Artella, The Virtual Studio Platform. Artella is a complete virtual animation studio that brings together writers, visual designers, producers, animators, technical directors, game developers, and editors to collaborate on games, short films, animation, and VR projects.

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Mar 19, 2018

VFX Tech Becomes Filmologic


Since its start in 2015, VFX Technology Meetup has hosted monthly events, inviting top speakers from a wide spectrum of both powerhouse studios to innovative startups. Lucasfilm, Disney, Arcturus, Baobab, and Lytro—to name a few. In the ever-evolving world of media technology, the meetup group has become very successful, growing close to a 1000 members. The Foundation of VFX Tech’s Success One of the factors driving this meetup’s success is the joint participation efforts of these studios and startups.

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Feb 22, 2018

Baobab Studios


Virtual reality has found a place in the tech industry as a whole, but when it comes to 3D animation — and the foundation of storytelling — it sometimes misses the mark. Just as with any plot, if the story feels self-indulging or the animation simply eye-candy, the viewer might be entertained for the short duration, but that’s where it stops. To have viewers strapping on headsets for a repeat watch, there needs to be that emotional bond with characters, and the story has to be memorable.

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