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Behind the scenes at animation studio, Stratostorm

Stratostorm was founded in December 2014 and is an independently-owned creative production studio, specializing in Visual Effects, 3D Animation and Compositing, with offices in São Paulo and Los Angeles. We spoke with Founder and Exectutive Producer & Business Development, Helena Hilario, to learn more about Stratostorm and their work.


Esquadrão Anticáries | Molar from StratoStorm.

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St Louis TV – The Making Of “On My Way”

St-Louis Post House, based in Paris, France, created the music video for Grand Yellow’s “On My Way” – we spoke with Pierre Masserann about how the video was made.

Grand Yellow, “On My Way” from Akatre on Vimeo.

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IAMSTATIC – peeling paint, sailing ships, and alien worlds!

IAMSTATIC is  a Toronto-based studio who direct, design and produce award-winning projects for film & television, commercial advertising, and immersive / digital content. They use Corona Renderer on most of their animation projects, including the title sequence for the Netflix show “Frontier” and an ad campaign for Vuse that traveled to some beautiful alien worlds.

We spoke with David Greene, Director / Partner at IAMSTATIC, about some of their recent animation work using Corona.

IAMSTATIC, still from the Frontier series title sequence
A still from the Frontier series title sequence
IAMSTATIC, still from the Vuse campaign animation
A still from one of the Vuse campaign animations

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Corona and VFX

Daniel Bayona has used Corona Renderer in his VFX work on movies such as Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Godzilla, The Hobbit trilogy, and most recently, Science Fiction Volume One: The Osiris Child, and more. We spoke with him to find out about using Corona Renderer in VFX, and what the future has in store.

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The Making of CG Robot “Dennis”, by IXOR

IXOR created a beautiful animation for a TV ad, the star of the show being the robot “Dennis”. We spoke with Andronikos Bisogiannis, Founder & Creative Director at IXOR to find out how it was made.


CG Robot (Protergia 1m55sec TVC Dir. CUT) from IXOR.

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Boulder Media and Go Jetters

Boulder Media is a Dublin-based animation studio, who have been using Corona Renderer exclusively for the BAFTA-nominated Go Jetters children’s animated series on the BBC. We spoke with Lighting Supervisor Paul Sheehy to learn about the company and the series!

UPDATE – in news that came in just hours after publishing the article, Go Jetters has been nominated for a BAFTA award! Congratulations and good luck to the team at Boulder Media!

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“Construct” animation by Recent Spaces

‘Construct’ is a short abstract animation from Recent Spaces, briefly describing the process of architectural visualisation from initial architectural drawings to the final image.

Recent Spaces – Construct from Recent Spaces on Vimeo.

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Malak and the Boat – André Holzmeister

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Exemplary animator André Holzmeister created ‘Malak and the Boat‘ to tell seven-year-old Malak’s harrowing story of her journey across the Mediterranean seeking shelter from the Syrian conflict. The animation is a key asset in Unicef’s ‘Unfairy Tales’ campaign to raise awareness of the impact of the Syrian crisis on the lives of children. We spoke with him to find out more about this project.

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Romeo Reboot

Romeo Reboot directed by Rafael Grampá is one of four 10-minute films produced by Axe/Lynx. Corona Renderer was used to achieve realism and integrate the giant and other computer-generated objects into the live action footage.

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