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Sam Gainsborough’s ‘Facing It’ Takes Home 2019 VIEW Award

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 3:14pm

Francesco Filippi’s ‘Red Hands’ wins the Italianmix for best short; ‘Trois Francs, Six Sous,’ and ‘Blieschow’ also take top honors.

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VIEW Conference 2019: Celebrating the Best in Animation, VFX and Visual Storytelling

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 10:07pm

Grab your notepad and fashionable wool scarf; a packed roster of talent led by Brad Bird, Dean DeBlois and Rob Legato will rub elbows and share insights at the digital media conference and symposium set for October 21-25 in Turin, Italy. 

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Complete VIEW 2019 Program Released

Last minute confirmations pack an already expanded roster featuring top industry speakers; directors Jill Culton, Brad Bird, Dean DeBlois, Conrad Vernon, Sergio Pablos, Peter Ramsey and Eric Darnell lead an all-star lineup.

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Renowned Video Game Designer Brendan Greene to Speak at VIEW 2019

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 4:32pm

Creator of the battle royale game sensation, ‘PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ (PUBG), joins impressive list of speakers confirmed for October 21-25 digital media conference in Turin, Italy.

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Full VIEW Conference 2019 Announced

By Dan Sarto | Monday, July 22, 2019 at 12:29pm

Oscar-winning VFX supervisor Rob Legato to present ‘The Lion King;’ director Conrad Vernon to present animated ‘The Addams Family’ at October 21-25 digital media conference in Turin, Italy.

Virtual Reality Headline News

Baobab Studios Releases ‘Bonfire’ VR Experience Starring Ali Wong

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 12:46pm

Now available, the latest interactive project from the Emmy Award-winning studio behind ‘Crow: The Legend’ is an absurd, narrative-based, animated virtual reality experience.

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Boabab Studios’ ‘Crow: The Legend’ Scores Four Daytime Emmys

Nickelodeon’s ‘The Loud House,’ Netflix’s ‘Ask the Storybots,’ Amazon’s ‘Tumble Leaf’ and Disney Channel’s ‘Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventures’ each take home two at Friday’s gala ceremony.

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How Baobab Studios Created a Storybook World for the Immersive ‘Crow: The Legend’

Created using the Unity game engine, VR experience and accompanying theatrical short film written and directed by Eric Darnell and produced by Maureen Fan pushes real-time graphics to new heights.

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Baobab Studios Short ‘Crow: The Legend’ Launches Globally

Executive produced by John Legend, animated VR experience and theatrical short from the Emmy-winning makers of ‘Asteroids!’ and ‘Invasion!’ now available online.

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TRAILER: Baobab Studios Launching New VR Short, ‘Crow: The Legend’

Featuring an original song by John Legend, new virtual reality experience and accompanying theatrical short available November 15 on YouTube and Oculus VR.

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The Industry’s Best and Brightest All Set to Share Their VIEW

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 11:32pm

The 18th VIEW Conference in Turin, Italy gets ready to present its biggest program ever of top animation, VFX, VR and game industry experts.

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WATCH: Baobab’s Maureen Fan Talks ‘Invasion!,’ VR Creativity, Tools and More at VIEW

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 10:05am

The VC-backed studio's CEO and co-founder discusses the challenges of producing compelling VR entertainment and technology as well as new and upcoming projects led by CCO Eric Darnell.

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VIEW Conference 2017 Announces Final Program

Registration now open for 18th annual computer graphics symposium running October 23-27; entries underway for ‘View Awards’ and ‘Games Bootcamp.’

Google Spotlight Stories Headline News

Google Spotlight Stories Takes on SIGGRAPH 2017

See work-in-progress screenings and go behind of the scenes of Google Spotlight Stories’ forthcoming VR shorts, ‘Son of Jaguar,’ from director Jorge Gutierrez, and ‘Sonaria,’ directed by Scot Stafford and Chromosphere.

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VIEW Conference Announces 2017 Industry Speakers

Submissions for 18th annual VFX, computer graphics, games event running October 23-27, 2017 in Turin, Italy accepted through September 15.

Voice Acting Headline News

Elizabeth Banks Traveling to Space in Baobab’s VR Short ‘ASTEROIDS!’

Emmy-nominated actor and director helps VR storytelling go mainstream as the voice of “Cheez” in Baobab Studios’ newest animated virtual reality experience.

Virtual Reality Headline News

Baobab Studios Launches ‘INVASION!’ on Google Daydream

Short film version of the Virtual Reality experience directed by Eric Darnell has screened at Cannes, Tribeca, Annecy, VIEW, and the SIGGRAPH 2016 Computer Animation Festival.

Business Headline News

Nimble Collective Launches Animation Cloud Services Startup

Nimble to develop first cloud-based platform to serve 10 million professional and aspiring animators globally with $8.5 million investment from New Enterprise Associates; NEA venture partner Greg Papadopoulos joins Nimble Collective board alongside three high-profile advisors from the animated film industry.

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