Pixvana Unveils its In-House VR Production Studio WunderVu
WunderVu has already worked with brands like Volvo and Pacific Northwest Ballet.
Pixvana, a company focused in cloud-based video content creation and distribution via its SPIN Studio platform has announced WunderVu, an in-house virtual reality (VR) production studio specializing in high-resolution, immersive experiences.
Co-founded by Scott Squires, Creative Director, and Aaron Rhodes, Executive Producer, Squires is an Oscar nominated Visual Effects Supervisor with 30+ years of experience who’s work on films such as Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer and Close Encounters of the Third Kind. While Rhodes has been in the Film and Video industry for nearly 20 years, serving as a Producer, Director, Editor, DP, Colorist, RotoPaint Supervisor, and Visual Effects Supervisor.
“We are an expert team of XR storytellers obsessed with creating beautiful, high-resolution, immersive experiences,” Squires said in a statement. “XR storytelling changes the way people experience, engage, and recall your brand. It transcends place and time by transporting someone into a new perspective, whether the audience is consumers, businesses or employees. The synergistic relationship between WunderVu and Pixvana SPIN Studio is pushing the potential of XR, bringing groundbreaking creative concepts and storytelling tools to market.”
WunderVu creates content using 360-degree and 180-degree cameras and production technology, with early projects including an NFL playoff game, in collaboration with the Seattle Seahawks, and an on-field immersive experience of a Seattle Sounders FC match. More recent projects include an ongoing Comic Con series with SyFy Wire as well as brands like Volvo and Pacific Northwest Ballet.
“In order for VR to progress to the next level and gain larger consumer adoption, the ecosystem needs to advance with improved headsets, stunning content, and powerful platforms,” said Forest Key, Founder and CEO of Pixvana. “We are on a mission to solve today’s problem of variability in content quality and end-to-end experiences across the VR marketplace. Our award winning creative team is transforming the way content is developed for today’s platforms and headsets. We’re also innovating for the future of immersive experiences — in part, by leveraging the power of Pixvana SPIN Studio, including groundbreaking advancements in content sharing and viewing.”
Utilizing its own state-of-the-art production studio and Pixvana’s cloud-based SPIN Studio platform, WunderVu will offer clients advanced VR production services for all their content needs. VRFocus will continue its coverage of Pixvana and WunderVu, reporting back with any further updates.