The Japanese media company makes multi-million-dollar investment in the animated series ‘Bee and PuppyCat’ and Frederator’s ‘Bravest Warriors;’ companies to co-produce new series’ content and develop global consumer products campaign.
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Motion Capture Tech company closes on $7.6m Series A capital for developing new sensor technology that enables high-precision tracking in emerging applications; new CRO will support growing expansion into mocap market and enterprise VR/metaverse space.
David Patton, Mark Warburg, Phil Greenlow, and Sharn Gondal join the Emmy Award-winning VFX/Animation company; Natalie Llewellyn expands her role managing all animation production.
The studio continues to bolster its leadership team, also adding Joe Snowden as COO to lead marketing and communications across the company’s business lines.
Total funds raised now tops $40M as the two investment firms bolster the studio’s existing fundraising led by Epic Games and Connect Ventures.
The £5.1M in funding will help the LED video wall processing solution company rapidly scale up to meet growing demand across both the virtual production and live event industries it services.
New cloud solutions provider, backed by $200M+ investment led by PSG, opens for business after snapping up ftrack, iconik, Celtx, Wildmoka, and Zype.
Following the deal, the UK-based animation and VFX studio plans to expand staff to more than 600 by end of 2022.
Investment will enable Unreal Engine integration into studio’s feature film animation pipeline to allow simultaneous build out of worlds and experiences for the metaverse; Danny McBride’s ‘Trouble’ set as first project to use new collaborative real-time technology.
Former Mondo Media CEO John Evershed named chief strategy officer, while Taylor Church joins as vice president of production; announcement comes on the heels of a year of rapid growth and recent $5.25 million investment from BITKRAFT and Sony.
Studio signs on as a production partner on ‘The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder’ for Disney+; scores £6m funding from growth investor BGF.
Investment firm and Unreal Engine creator become stakeholders in extended reality technology company; partnerships will accelerate growth, with focus on international expansion, continued innovation, and enhanced support and product offerings for its customers.
Studio strikes multi-million-pound deal with YFM Equity Partners; The Mill co-founder and CEO Robin Shenfield named new board chair, will leverage his vast experience to support company’s global expansion.
Company’s new UK-based division kicks off with a slate of five new shows including ‘Peeled Prawn & Shaved Sheep,’ ‘Snö,’ ‘Wise Island Woohoos,’ ‘Trippin,’ and ‘Cassidy’s Castle;’ BGF Invests £6 million, acquiring a minority share in the animation studio.
Funding secured by Bristal-based visual effects studio follows government’s announcement to provide 1.5 billion pounds for arts sector impacted by COVID-19 pandemic.
Leading character simulation software company expects to double staff and expand R&D, sales and marketing.
Firm recently bought newly-launched Pearl Studio, formerly known as Oriental DreamWorks, and has stakes in Imagine, CAA and Warner Bros.’ Flagship Entertainment.