New state-of-the-art performance capture studio slated to be fully operational by November 2021.
Vancouver-based performance capture studio, Beyond Performance Capture Studios (Beyond Vancouver) and Montreal-based creative agency Reservoir Creative have announced a new strategic partnership, Beyond Performance Capture Montréal (Beyond Montréal). The partnership will result in a new state-of-the-art performance capture studio in Montreal, slated to be fully operational by November 2021. Beyond Montréal’s footprint will be almost 15,000 square feet with a clear height of 22 feet and will contain a 4,000 square foot stage.
“We cannot overstate our excitement for our forthcoming partnership with Victor, Pascal and the rest of the Reservoir Creative team,” commented Beyond Capture president and CEO Graham Qually. “Their expertise in the CGI and animation world is top-tier, and together with our shared passion for innovation and collaboration, we hope to make Beyond Montréal the all-in-one performance capture center that the city deserves. There’s no limit to where the partnership with Beyond and Reservoir can go.”
“We are greatly excited to participate in this joint venture with Beyond Capture Studios as they expand, and we could not have wished for a better partner for such endeavor,” added Reservoir Creative founder partner and executive Victor-A. Rainville. “The Beyond team in Vancouver has proven itself the best in Canada when it comes to the dedication for each and all its clients and to delivering outstanding and innovative performance capture. Since Beyond puts all its energy in surpassing itself at each project, a mindset we share at Reservoir, we believe that sky is the limit for what we will achieve together with Beyond Montréal’s performance studio.”
Beyond Montréal will be equipped with over 60 of Vicon’s latest Vantage 16 cameras, multiple Ultra HD video cameras, the latest Faceware facial capture helmets and in engine real-time solving, projection of the captured material and as of this fall, will offer its body and facial capture, photogrammetry / 4D Scanning and VO audio recording services. Having garnered much industry interest, the studio’s schedule is almost fully booked into Q1 2022. Its downtown location makes it well positioned to service the local and global market.
Source: Reservoir Creative