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Axis Studios launches debut VR film ‘The Bond’

Axis Studios launches debut VR film ‘The Bond’

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UK visual effects and animation group Axis Studios has made its first foray into owned IP with the launch of VR film ‘The Bond’, written and directed by Olly Reid. The short is available for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. The film takes viewers on a journey in the footsteps of a mystical character, TiaMuati, as she seeks out animals in trouble and ‘spirit walks’ into their minds. Through the power of virtual reality, viewers suddenly find themselves inhabiting terrified prey and tiny insects. The film is partly funded by Scottish Enterprise and designed to maximize the uniqueness of the medium by placing viewers in the shoes of multiple characters and allowing them to engage with the environment from a variety of dynamic perspectives. Reid said, “The Bond is set in an incredibly rich and d
UK-based animation and VFX collective Axis Group reinvents itself

UK-based animation and VFX collective Axis Group reinvents itself

Animation
UK-based animation and VFX collective Axis Group has got a new name - Axis Studios supposed to be a new powerhouse identity that unites its three branches and locations across the country: Axis Animation, Flaunt Productions and axisVFX. Axis Studios boasts of one of the UK’s largest CG production staff and is on course to triple its turnover between 2015 and 2018 to £15m. Securing the creative output of these studios under one banner will create greater collaboration. This would  enable Axis Studios to tackle a wider range of projects in every sector of the entertainment industry, the common goal being to deliver the unexpected. “Axis Studios bolsters our ability to be involved in the most creatively challenging areas of the entertainment industry,” said Richard Scott, CEO of Axis