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).

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


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.

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


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.

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


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.

DreamWorks Bringing Kung Fu Panda and Shrek to VR


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.

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).

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


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.

Top VR 360 Movies on YouTube


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.

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!

VR Experiences for Grandma and the Kids


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.

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


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.

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).

Actress Elizabeth Banks Brings Pedigree To VR Animation ASTEROIDS!


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.

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.

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


and ASTEROIDS! , Rainbow Crow is directed by Eric Darnell, Co-Founder and CCO of Baobab (who also wrote and directed the Madagascar franchise).


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Baobab Studios proudly announced today the official global release of “Crow: The Legend”.

AR+VR Weekly: Apple AR glasses, $13 Billion VR market in China & Oculus top hardware on Steam

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Oprah, John Legend voice ‘Madagascar’ director’s VR passion project, Crow: The Legend ( Reuters ). Catch up on the latest XR highlights, funding news and launch announcements the week of September 4. By Tom Emrich. Highlights. It’s been another busy week in AR+VR!

The VR Game Launch Roundup: Marbles, Mountains & Mayhem

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Find out in this new VR experience from Baobab Studios and from the director of Madagascar and Antz. VRFocus brings you another roundup of exciting new virtual reality (VR) titles. Make sure to check out our accompanying video roundup at the bottom of the article, freshly made for YouTube.

ASTEROIDS! is a Playful Act of Intergalactic Compassion


transitioned to VR from Hollywood, where he directed movies like Antz and the Madagascar franchise.

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.

Preview: John Legend Lends Voice to Baobab’s Latest VR Flick, ‘Rainbow Crow’

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both of which are helmed by CCO Eric Darnell who is known for writing and directing four Madagascar films and directing Antz (1998). John Legend is coming to VR. News of the multi-talented artist’s involvement in Baobab Studios’ latest, Rainbow Crow , spread last week.

Smart Nations Powered By Augmented Virtual Reality

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Advances in Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality are reshaping the way we learn and interact with our world.


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TECHINNOVATION , organized by IPI (Intellectual Property Intermediary), a non-profit organization established under Singapore’s Ministry of Trade and Industry, aims to bring together international and Singapore technology providers and seekers to explore technology and business collaboration opportunities through open innovation. The event focuses on the matching of industry’s needs to enabling technologies through crowdsourcing, crowd pitching, sharing best practices and allowing 1-to-1 meetings to happen amongst exhibitors and delegates. Exhibiting under the Logistic Innovation Pavilion, EON Reality showcased our smart glass solution created for more effective cargo loading, allowing ground handlers at Changi Airport to increase operations via AR Assist. During the showcase, delegates experienced how augmented and virtual reality can enable efficiency, reduce manual processes and allow for significant time savings. This event garnered many interests not only in the logistic solution, but also in various areas such as safety and compliance training, via AR Assist together with smart glasses. ENQUIRE ABOUT THE AVR PLATFORM. Schedule a Demo. Name *. First. Last. Email *. Company * Country *. Afghanistan Åland Islands Albania Algeria American Samoa Andorra Angola Anguilla Antarctica Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Aruba Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bermuda Bhutan Bolivia Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba Bosnia and Herzegovina Botswana Bouvet Island Brazil British Indian Ocean Territory Brunei Darrussalam Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Cayman Islands Central African Republic Chad Chile China Christmas Island Cocos Islands Colombia Comoros Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Cook Islands Costa Rica Côte d'Ivoire Croatia Cuba Curaçao Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominica Dominican Republic Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Estonia Eswatini (Swaziland) Ethiopia Falkland Islands Faroe Islands Fiji Finland France French Guiana French Polynesia French Southern Territories Gabon Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Gibraltar Greece Greenland Grenada Guadeloupe Guam Guatemala Guernsey Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Heard and McDonald Islands Holy See Honduras Hong Kong Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Isle of Man Israel Italy Jamaica Japan Jersey Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Lao People's Democratic Republic Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Liechtenstein Lithuania Luxembourg Macau Macedonia Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Marshall Islands Martinique Mauritania Mauritius Mayotte Mexico Micronesia Moldova Monaco Mongolia Montenegro Montserrat Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nauru Nepal Netherlands New Caledonia New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria Niue Norfolk Island North Korea Northern Mariana Islands Norway Oman Pakistan Palau Palestine, State of Panama Papua New Guinea Paraguay Peru Philippines Pitcairn Poland Portugal Puerto Rico Qatar Réunion Romania Russia Rwanda Saint Barthélemy Saint Helena Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Lucia Saint Martin Saint Pierre and Miquelon Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Samoa San Marino Sao Tome and Principe Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Sint Maarten Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Islands Somalia South Africa South Georgia South Korea South Sudan Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands Sweden Switzerland Syria Taiwan Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Tokelau Tonga Trinidad and Tobago Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Turks and Caicos Islands Tuvalu Uganda Ukraine United Arab Emirates United Kingdom United States Uruguay US Minor Outlying Islands Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela Vietnam Virgin Islands, British Virgin Islands, U.S. Wallis and Futuna Western Sahara Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe. Select your Country. State *. Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming Armed Forces Americas Armed Forces Europe Armed Forces Pacific. State. Date of Requested Demo. Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY. Contact Permission * We'd love to keep you up to date with everything that's happening at EON Reality and the AR/VR Industry. Would you like for us to periodically contact you with this information? Yes, I'd love to hear about EON Reality and AR/VR News No, I would not like to receive updates. The post TECHINNOVATION Singapore 2018 appeared first on EON Reality. Singapore

Ouverture des inscriptions à EON Entrepreneur School

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Now Recruiting: Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Enthusiasts of Dubai, UAE

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EON Reality and EAIT (Emirates Advanced Investments Trading) have partnered to form EON Reality UAE LLC , an Interactive Digital Center (IDC) focused on vocational skills training and higher education utilizing Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality.

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Open House: Animation, Digital Art, and Computer Science Majors Invited to the Augmented & Virtual Reality Programme in Norway

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Join the Open House March 22nd at Hamar Campus. Auditorium 3 Between 11:00 – 14:00. Augmented and Virtual Reality are some of the fastest growing sectors of our economy.

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The AVR Platform and Classroom 3.0 Showcased at EduTECH Asia 2018

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At EduTECH Asia 2018 this week in Singapore, EON Reality spent two full days speaking, promoting, and demonstrating the latest updates to the AVR Platform to the thousands of education and technology professionals in attendance.

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EON Reality recognized as Top 100 Company Supporting Education Excellence by OCBJ and IPSF

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EON Reality has been recognized by the Irvine Public Schools Foundation (IPSF) and Orange County Business Journal (OCBJ) as one of the Top 100 Companies Supporting Education Excellence.

Best VR Anime Lists (VR anime girls, videos and games)


Colorful VR animation from the director of Madagascar and narrated by Ethan Hawke. VR anime girls, videos, games are always the favorites on our VR 360 content platform. Here are some great videos on VeeR. Best VR amine videos/films: VR Animation Film - The Dream Collector.

Invasion! VR Feature becomes a Hollywood Production


The director of the “Madagascar” series of animated films, Eric Darnell , and the veteran Hollywood producer Joe Roth are changing that. VR is mostly used in gaming and virtual reality simulations. But what if that can change?

Using Within in the classroom


In particular there are a wonderful pair of films from BaoBab Studios and Madagascar director Eric Darnell – Invasion and Asteroids. Within has long been one of my top recommendations to educators looking to bring VR into the classroom.

Virtual Reality Training Academy and Development Lab at Lehman College (CUNY): Now Recruiting!

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Augmented and Virtual Reality are some of the fastest growing sectors of our economy. These technologies are spreading far beyond the gaming world and into business and education, where its being used to train employees and better educate students.

Manchester’s VR Innovation Academy – Apply To Learn

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Budding coder? Immersed in the latest engines? Obsessed with great 3D design? The Academy. It’s not too late to apply – the Academy team is still accepting applications for the 2017-2018 (starting on 4th September) term. Prospective students so far have arrived from across Europe as well as the UK North region – all you need is this link , a cover letter and your latest CV. Welcoming.

Upcoming Open House & Recruitment Series for Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Course at Eastern Iowa Community College (EICC)

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Augmented and Virtual Reality are some of the fastest growing sectors of our economy. These technologies are spreading far beyond the gaming world and into business and education, where its being used to train employees and better educate students.

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Applications Open: Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Course in Duncanville, Texas Starts This Summer!

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Augmented and Virtual Reality are some of the fastest growing sectors of our economy. These technologies are spreading far beyond the gaming world and into business and education, where its being used to train employees and better educate students.

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Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Design & Development Course at Oral Roberts University to Open January 2017

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Augmented and Virtual Reality are some of the fastest growing sectors of our economy. These technologies are spreading far beyond the gaming world and into business and education, where its being used to train employees and better educate students.

Isabelle Riva: How The Unity Game Engine Will Democratize Film


He was the original head of layout on Antz and Shrek , and then, he directed Bee Movie and Penguins of Madagascar. Unity Technologies has been known among developers as the maker of a “game engine” since the tool debuted in 2005.

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