Madagascar Is Suffering Through Catastrophic Famine

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But a slow-moving, drought-induced famine in Madagascar could preview other crises in store for our climate future.

Adorable 'Madagascar: A Little Wild' trailer reimagines your favorite talking zoo animals as babies

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On Thursday, DreamWorks Animation debuted the first trailer for its upcoming Madagascar spin-off series, Madagascar: A Little Wild, exclusively with Mashable. More about Hulu , Trailer , Peacock , Madagascar , and Madagascar A Little Wild.

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The World Will Lose Madagascar’s Lemurs Without Action

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The island of Madagascar is home to animals and plants found nowhere else on Earth. Among them? Lemurs, which are unfortunately staring down some very bad news. Read more. noooo lemurs endangered species iucn

Someone in Wyoming Caught the Plague From Their Cats

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Four Generations of Lemurs Have Refused to Hibernate, Until Now

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Sony's Kraven the Hunter Movie Has Found a Director

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Oprah Winfrey Joins John Legend In Crow: The Legend, Premiering This Weekend

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Darnell previously directed the Madagascar series for Dreamworks as well as Baobab’s first two VR films, Invasion and Asteroids. Baobab Studios’ latest VR movie, the John Legend-produced Crow: The Legend, just revealed an all-star cast ahead of its premiere at Cannes Next this weekend.

AR Giant Tortoise

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The Madagascar radiated tortoise Tu’i Malila was 188 at death in Tonga in 1965. Educate yourself on giant tortoises by interactive learning with augmented reality on EON Reality’s immersive AVR Platform.

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Baobab’s Original VR Film Invasion! Hits Quest With Hand-Tracking

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Directed by Eric Darnell of Madagascar fame, the piece follows a cutesy bunny that becomes the first to encounter two bumbling aliens that make a rude entrance on Earth. VR filmmaker Baobab Studios is bringing its original short to Oculus Quest in Invasion! Anniversary Edition. Invasion!

Giant Tortoises are examined in Life Size Augmented Reality

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The Madagascar radiated tortoise Tu’i Malila was 188 at death in Tonga in 1965. Giant tortoises are among the world’s longest-living animals, with an average lifespan of 100 years or more.

DreamWorks Bringing Kung Fu Panda and Shrek to VR

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The content available included a twenty year retrospective piece on the studio, another for their recent release of Home , and the last being an interactive experience for Penguins of Madagascar. These iconic DreamWorks characters will be coming to a VR headset near you.

Inside The Making Of Baobab’s Latest VR Short, Bonfire

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I’ve come to expect good things from the creative team that includes Eric Darnell, cofounder of Baobab and the creator of the animated Madagascar films. Darnell is best known for his director and screenwriter talents on all four films in the DreamWorks Madagascar franchise, which together have grossed more than $2.5 He also held top roles for The Penguins of Madagascar and Antz , DreamWorks’ first animated film.

Everything coming to Hulu in November

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It's almost November, which means it's almost time for Hulu to add even more movies and TV shows to its library. Catch new Hulu originals like Season 1 of Marvel's Hit-Monkey , docuseries The Curse of Von Dutch , and a special holiday edition of Taste the Nation with Padma Lakshmi.

Bonfire Is The Next VR Movie From Baobab, Starring Ali Wong

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Bonfire is directed by Eric Darnell, co-founder of Baobab and co-director of the Madagascar series. Crow: The Legend and Invasion! creator Baobab Studios is back with its next project. Bonfire stars stand-up comic and actor, Ali Wong. The studio announced its latest project earlier this week. According to a press release, Bonfire is an “absurd alien adventure” That immediately recalls the studio’s second movie, Asteroids!, though the two don’t sound connected.

Baobab Studios Raises $25 Million in New Funding Round

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Darnell is best known for his director and screenwriter credits on all four films in the DreamWorks Madagascar franchise, and also known for his work on The Penguins of Madagascar (2014) and Antz (1998).

Baobab’s ‘Asteroids!’ VR Short Film Now Available

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The adorable animated VR short, from the director of Madagascar, delighted audiences last year with a colorful showcase of characters and an engaging plot narrated by Ethan Hawke. Actor Elizabeth Banks and YouTube Creator Ingrid Nilson join the cast in this ‘INVASION’ sequel. You remember INVASION! right? In fact the only thing more exciting than the VR animation itself was the fact that it was merely the first in a series of upcoming episodes.

Giant Tortoises are examined in Life Size Augmented Reality

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The Madagascar radiated tortoise Tu’i Malila was 188 at death in Tonga in 1965. Giant tortoises are among the world’s longest-living animals, with an average lifespan of 100 years or more.

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VR Experiences for Grandma and the Kids

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Narrated by Ethan Hawke and created by the director of Madagascar, INVASION! Hoping to show off some VR experiences to your folks during the holidays? We have compiled a list of some of the top family friendly VR pieces out there for you to enjoy with your loved ones. Suitable for children and seniors, everyone is bound to get a kick out of these experiences. Happy holidays from the VRScout family to yours. INVASION! – Baobab Studios.

Top VR 360 Movies on YouTube

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Sneak Peek 360 From the Director of Madagascar comes an enchanting new VR experience: Invasion! Google started adding 360-degree movies back in early 2015. Their collection continues to grow, here are some of my favorites I've found. See Also: How to watch 360-degree movies on your phone Invasion! Download the Invasion! The app in the Oculus store to experience a sneak peek. Immerse yourself in this tale of aliens trying to take over the planet.

AR Giant Tortoise

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The Madagascar radiated tortoise Tu’i Malila was 188 at death in Tonga in 1965. Educate yourself on giant tortoises by interactive learning with augmented reality on EON Reality’s immersive AVR Platform. Giant tortoises are among the world’s longest-living animals, with an average lifespan of 100 years or more.

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VR Animation Startup Baobab Adds $25 Million

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Fan previously worked at Zynga as a vice president while Darnell worked on the Madagascar films. Redwood City-based Baobab Studios closed a $25 million Series B round of funding, bringing the total raised to date by the startup to $31 million and placing the studio among the most highly-funded content startups to emerge with a focus on VR animation. The startup made Invasion! , a short story about a cute bunny attacked by hapless aliens.

Baobab’s ‘Invasion’ Has Reportedly Been Downloaded ‘Well Over 1 Million’ Times

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Fan was most recently the vice president of games at Zynga before starting Baobab with Madagascar and Antz director Eric Darnell. Baobab’s adorable virtual reality animated short Invasion has reportedly been downloaded over 1 million times according to co-founder Maureen Fan. UploadVR had the chance to speak with Fan on the show floor of CES 2017 where she hinted at the success of Baobab’s first production, Invasion.

Actress Elizabeth Banks Brings Pedigree To VR Animation ASTEROIDS!

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directed by the same person responsible for Madagascar and narrated by Ethan Hawke. While we may be a ways off from having full length virtual reality or 360-degree feature films and even further than that from having them debut in movie theaters in some way, that isn’t stopping big names from getting behind the formats.

Facebook Artist Makes a Case for VR Manga in Homage to Iconic ‘Dragon Ball’ Scene

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As a former visual development artist at Dreamworks, Fujita is credited for his work on films such as Megamind (2010) , Madagascar 3 (2012) , Penguins of Madagascar (2014) , and Boss Baby (2017). As a current artist-in-residence on the Facebook Social VR team, Goro Fujita has been making some pretty impressive “quillistrations” as a part of his daily creative regime using Quill, Oculus’ first-party VR paint and drawing tool that he helped develop.

GOOD NEWS! Owatch August BIG SALE, UP TO 20% OFF!

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Everyone who wants to start a business will think so. ” What is the most profitable business right now? How much does it cost to start a VR business? “ If you want to start your VR business, then you can’t miss the best discounts that Owatch will launch in August! Buy more and save more!

John Legend Partners with Baobab Studios for VR Series ‘Rainbow Crow’

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and ASTEROIDS! , Rainbow Crow is directed by Eric Darnell, Co-Founder and CCO of Baobab (who also wrote and directed the Madagascar franchise). Award-winning musician, actor, producer, and activist John Legend will Executive Produce and Star in upcoming VR series, Rainbow Crow , from Baobab Studios.

Huge Promotion for 9D VR Chair Cinema/Simulator and VR Park

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HTC Vive and Viveport are bringing some of my favorite VR experiences to Sundance.

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Headed by veterans from Pixar and DreamWorks Animation, including “Madagascar” writer-director Eric Darnell. HTC Vive and Viveport is heading to Park City, Utah during the 2017 Sundance Film Festival to exhibit at “VR on the Mountain,” a virtual reality hub for festival attendees taking place January 20-22. HTC Vive and Viveport are bringing a lineup of apps including two of my favorites of 2016, Mindshow and The Price Of Freedom.

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What is 5D/7D Cinema?

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5D Cinema is a form of film art expression developed on the basis of 4D Cinema. It contains all the functions of 4D theater. 5D theater uses seat effects and environmental effects to simulate lightning and thunder, wind, frost, rain and snow, and explosion impact.

Oculus Artist’s ‘Quill’ Shorts Show the Incredible Potential of Illustrating & Animating in VR

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Formerly a visual development artist at Dreamworks, Goro Fujita is a talented artist in his own right, with his name in the credits of films like Megamind (2010) , Madagascar 3 (2012) , Penguins of Madagascar (2014) , and Boss Baby (2017). Quill , Oculus’ VR painting and drawing tool, recently saw a major update which added animation tools to the software, allowing users to create animated sequences directly in VR.

EON Reality Presents at Nordic VR Forum

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At the 2018 edition of the Nordic VR Forum, EON Reality Norway didn’t just attend Hamar’s distinguished virtual reality conference but also presented the “ Jesper on Wheels ” project to an eager crowd. With hundreds of attendees from 10 different nations and even more viewers following along with the event’s livestreams online, the annual event proved successful in every way.

VR Short Film ‘Asteroids!’ from Baobab Studios Now Available

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From the director of the Madagascar franchise, the full 11-minute cut continues the journey of aliens Mac and Cheez (and robot sidekick Peas) on their deep space mission. Interactive VR short film Asteroids! , the follow-up to Emmy award-winning VR short Invasion! 2016) is now available for Gear VR, Daydream, and Windows MR headsets.

Hand interactive VR Game Simulator, the latest One-stop Arcade Unattended VR Machine

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Owatch Launched the New VR Plus Series! Hand Interactive VR Game Simulator !!! Unique Interactive VR Coin-op Game set to take the market by VR WOW! Owatch Interactive Simulator Ride.

11 best spy movies on Netflix

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The Penguins of Madagascar. Benedict Cumberbatch voices a smug wolf spy in "Penguins of Madagascar.". After proving stealthy scene-stealers in the Madagascar movies, 2014’s The Penguins of Madagascar gives this wacky waddle an espionage-stuffed spinoff of their own.

ASTEROIDS! is a Playful Act of Intergalactic Compassion

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transitioned to VR from Hollywood, where he directed movies like Antz and the Madagascar franchise. When I sat down with Maureen Fan and Eric Darnell, CEO and CCO of Baobab Studios, at Sundance this past weekend, the snowy vista outside their cottage window looked like it was pulled straight from their 2016 breakout hit, INVASION!, the story of a little white bunny who dupes a pair of invading aliens. ASTEROIDS!,

INDIE PRODUCTION COMPANY BAOBAB STUDIOS WORLD PREMIERES ANIMATED SHORT “CROW: THE LEGEND”

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By making both versions available, we are now able to share this powerful tale with audiences everywhere and give viewers the opportunity decide how to participate in Crow’s journey in this holistic animation experience”, said Baobab co-founder and "Crow" producer, writer and director Eric Darnell (“Madagascar” franchise, “Antz”). Baobab Studios proudly announced today the official global release of “Crow: The Legend”.

Scale Learning and Teaching for the Online Classroom

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At EON Reality, we are working at lightning speed to help classrooms around the world transition safely and effectively to an online classroom. As we shift towards preparing for tomorrow it is now more important than ever to build resilience into our online classrooms.