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Digital Domain Taps Technology Veteran Hanno Basse as its First Chief Technology Officer

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Thursday, September 29, 2022

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, award-winning visual effects studio Digital Domain announces that digital technologies pioneer Hanno Basse has been named the companys Chief Technology Officer.

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  • LOS ANGELES, Sept. 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, award-winning visual effects studio Digital Domain announces that digital technologies pioneer Hanno Basse has been named the companys Chief Technology Officer.
  • As CTO, Basse will oversee the ongoing development of Digital Domains industry-leading digital human and autonomous human technologies, along with its AI-powered tools.
  • Over the last 30 years, Digital Domain has provided the industry with top-of-the-line artistry and groundbreaking technologies to pair," said Daniel Seah, CEO of Digital Domain.
  • Basse is an entertainment industry veteran, with over 30 years of experience helping companies integrate and implement new technologies.

Vision Films Announces U.S. VOD Release of Unsolved Historical Mystery 'Mysterious Circumstance: The Death of Meriwether Lewis' Starring John Schneider and Evan Williams

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Friday, September 23, 2022

Mysterious Circumstance is also currently being released theatrically in Canada through a deal with Michael Mosca and Cinema Guzzo Les Films.

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  • Mysterious Circumstance is also currently being released theatrically in Canada through a deal with Michael Mosca and Cinema Guzzo Les Films.
  • Featuring perennial fan favorite John Schneider and starring rising star Evan Williams, the film was directed and written by Six Shooter Studios CEO Clark Richey.
  • Executive producers include Richey, John Schneider (John Schneider Studios), Alicia Allain Schneider (Maven Entertainment), and Michael Mosca (Starling Road Productions).
  • Led by Lise Romanoff, Managing Director/CEO Worldwide Distribution, Vision Films releases 2-4 films a month across Theatrical, VOD, DVD, and television platforms.

Digital Domain Names Lala Gavgavian Global President of Visual Effects Studios

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Thursday, September 22, 2022

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, legendary visual effects studio Digital Domain , announces that Lala Gavgavian has been named Global President of Visual Effects Studios, expanding her current role as chief operating officer.

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  • LOS ANGELES, Sept. 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, legendary visual effects studio Digital Domain , announces that Lala Gavgavian has been named Global President of Visual Effects Studios, expanding her current role as chief operating officer.
  • An industry vet with over 25 years of experience in VFX for film, episodics and animation, Gavgavian is no stranger to Digital Domain.
  • Gavgavian will be responsible for continued growth and expanding the companys offerings, including the ongoing development of proprietary digital human capabilities that can only be found at Digital Domain.
  • Digital Domain has successfully become the first independent visual effects studio to enter Greater China.

PIXELYNX Names Entertainment Executive and Visual Effects Pioneer Ed Ulbrich as Strategic Partner

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Thursday, September 15, 2022

He also produced the visual effects for Warner Bros.' blockbuster Suicide Squad.

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  • He also produced the visual effects for Warner Bros.' blockbuster Suicide Squad.
  • Ulbrich has consulted on strategy and business development spanning creative development, real-time animation, visual effects, virtual production, and XR/AR/VR; across film, television, music, Web3, and the metaverse.
  • He was previously worldwide President and General Manager at Method Studios, and prior was CEO of renowned visual effects studio Digital Domain.
  • Im excited to partner with PIXELYNX to help create new forms and formats of entertainment.

How Digital Domain Helped Reinvent ‘Ms. Marvel’s’ Powers for the MCU

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022

That gave the production a little more flexibility when adapting her powers for a live-action audience, and allowed the showrunners to work with Oscar and Emmy-winning VFX studio, Digital Domain , to reinvent Ms.

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  • That gave the production a little more flexibility when adapting her powers for a live-action audience, and allowed the showrunners to work with Oscar and Emmy-winning VFX studio, Digital Domain , to reinvent Ms.
  • Marvels abilities were going to change for her live-action debut, but everyone involved still wanted to honor the comics, said Aladino Debert, VFX supervisor for Digital Domain.
  • With Kamran beginning to lose control, Digital Domain was tasked with showing the damaging effects of his powers.
  • In 2018, Digital Domain acquired one of Chinas VR hardware equipment pioneers and leaders - VR Technology Holdings Ltd, Shenzhen (3Glasses).

Digital Domain Brings Photorealistic, AI-Powered Character Creation Tools to Supermassive Games’ ‘The Quarry’

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Wednesday, June 15, 2022

With its history of award-winning VFX and pioneering digital human work, Digital Domain was the best choice for this.

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  • With its history of award-winning VFX and pioneering digital human work, Digital Domain was the best choice for this.
  • The data was then sent on to the artists at Supermassive Games, who created the looks for the in-game characters.
  • Founded in 2008, Supermassive Games is a BAFTA-winning, independent game developer with a reputation for innovation in both storytelling and VR.
  • Supermassive Games is best known for the critically acclaimed PS4 hit Until Dawn and The Dark Pictures Anthology.

Digital Domain Gives a Face to AI with ‘Zoey,’ the Most Advanced Autonomous Human Ever Created

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Friday, May 6, 2022

STUTTGART, Germany, May 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today at FMX, Oscar-winning VFX studio and leaders in digital human technology, Digital Domain , announces Zoey, the worlds most advanced autonomous human.

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  • STUTTGART, Germany, May 06, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today at FMX, Oscar-winning VFX studio and leaders in digital human technology, Digital Domain , announces Zoey, the worlds most advanced autonomous human.
  • For decades, Digital Domain has been pioneering digital human technology, and Zoey takes the concepts of virtual assistants like Alexa and Siri several steps further, creating a digital helper you can truly interact with.
  • In 2018, Digital Domain acquired one of Chinas VR hardware equipment pioneers and leaders - VR Technology Holdings Ltd, Shenzhen (3Glasses).
  • Digital Domain has locations in Los Angeles, Vancouver, Montreal, Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Hong Kong, Taipei and Hyderabad.

Digital Domain Takes Home a VES Award for its Work on Marvel Studios’ ‘Loki’

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Friday, March 11, 2022

The win reflects the visual effects studios work on the Shuroo City Destruction sequence in Marvel Studios series Loki , featured in the episode Lamentis.

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  • The win reflects the visual effects studios work on the Shuroo City Destruction sequence in Marvel Studios series Loki , featured in the episode Lamentis.
  • Accepting the award For Digital Domain were compositing supervisors Paul Chapman and Tom Truscott, lighting lead Biagio Figliuzzi and CG supervisor Attila Szalma.
  • The VES Award win continues a strong awards season for Digital Domain, and joins an earlier Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) Outstanding Visual Effects award for its work on Marvel Studios Black Widow.
  • Digital Domain also earned two Best Visual Effects Academy Award nominations for Free Guy and Spider-Man: No Way Home.

Digital Domain Solidifies a Strong Award Season With Two Academy Award Nominations

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Thursday, February 10, 2022

For its past efforts, Digital Domain has been honored with 11 Academy Award wins, including three for Best Visual Effects, and eight for Scientific and Technical Achievement.

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  • For its past efforts, Digital Domain has been honored with 11 Academy Award wins, including three for Best Visual Effects, and eight for Scientific and Technical Achievement.
  • The Academy Award nominations cap off a remarkable award season for Digital Domain, including a Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) nomination for WandaVision , and a win in the category of Outstanding Visual Effects for its work on Black Widow .
  • In 2018, Digital Domain acquired one of Chinas VR hardware equipment pioneers and leaders - VR Technology Holdings Ltd, Shenzhen (3Glasses).
  • Digital Domain has locations in Los Angeles, Vancouver, Montreal, Hyderabad, Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Hong Kong and Taipei Digital Domain Holdings Limited is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (stock code: 547).

Digital Domain Names Darren Jaffe as Executive Producer of Advertising & Games

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Tuesday, December 14, 2021

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Adding to a historic year that saw Emmy wins, groundbreaking advancements to digital humans and a slate of blockbuster film and episodic projects, today, legendary visual effects studio Digital Domain announces the addition of Darren Jaffe as executive producer for advertising and games.

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  • LOS ANGELES, Dec. 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Adding to a historic year that saw Emmy wins, groundbreaking advancements to digital humans and a slate of blockbuster film and episodic projects, today, legendary visual effects studio Digital Domain announces the addition of Darren Jaffe as executive producer for advertising and games.
  • Bringing on Darren is the next logical step in that growth, said John Fragomeni, global VFX president at Digital Domain.
  • Digital Domains work in advertising and games includes everything from finishing work to fully animated short films.
  • As an executive producer for Digital Domain, Jaffe will develop relationships with clients looking to make their mark in the advertising and games industries.