Digital Dimension Leisure Group (DDEG) and Lex+Otis have shaped a three way partnership studio, KRAKN Animation.
The power, with areas in Montreal and Los Angeles, will likely be co-owned by Louis-Simon Menard, CEO and president of DDEG, and Jay Oliva, founder and CEO of Lex+Otis. KRAKN Animation will supply preproduction and animation companies for high-end 3D collection and options.
“Our mutual ardour for immersive and fascinating storytelling, and need for doing issues in another way is what unites us,” Menard mentioned in an announcement concerning the resolution to collectively launch an built-in animation studio. Digital Dimension’s Meduzarts Animation studio has been collaborating with Oliva and The Stone Quarry Animation on Netflix’s Military of the Lifeless: Misplaced Vegas.
The collection, to star Joe Manganiello, Dave Bautista, Omari Hardwick, Ana de la Reguera, Christian Slater and Ella Purnell, is a prequel to Zack Snyder’s authentic zombie heist motion movie Military of the Lifeless, a franchise kickoff for Netflix.
Military of the Lifeless: Misplaced Vegas is govt produced by Deborah Snyder, Zack Snyder, Wesley Coller, Jay Oliva and Shay Hatten. Digital Dimension and Lex+Otis are additionally collaborating on Snyder’s lately introduced animated TV collection for Netflix, Twilight of the Gods.
“I’ve lengthy been an admirer of Digital Dimension and their groundbreaking work as one of many high animation studios on the earth, so the chance to collaborate and eventually be a part of a studio along with them is a dream come true… Pooling our mutual skills and visionary approaches will actually deliver the perfect of each worlds to KRAKN,” Oliva of Lex+Otis mentioned in an announcement.
Meduzarts Animation has credit that embrace Spiderman, Injustice 2, Mortal Fight X, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow 6 Siege and Star Wars: The Power Unleashed 2.
Lex+Otis is at work on the Ark: The Animated Collection.