VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA / ACCESSWIRE / July 21, 2014 / Gener8 Media Corp. (CNSX: GNR) ("Gener8" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the signing of a 3D conversion contract with a major Hollywood studio for a feature film to be released in 2015. The contract is for converting the entire movie. Due to contractual obligations, Gener8 is unable to provide specific details about the studio or the title of the movie.
"Our recent success on films like 300: Rise of an Empire, Maleficent, and Godzilla are positioning us well for ongoing 3D conversion contracts in Hollywood. This project is the start of filling our production pipeline through to the end of 2015," says Rory Armes CEO. "This film will be a major release and we are thrilled to continue to provide value to our customers and create another great experience for the audience. Gener8's unique technology is proving to be a winner in the conversion business."
With this contract, the Company's film portfolio continues to expand, as well as its expertise in 2D-to-3D conversion and VFX integration.
Gener8 Media Corp. is a media technology company led by a team of gaming industry veterans. At the forefront of postproduction, the Company earned its stripes by developing a proprietary 3D conversion technology, garnering high-profile credits including "300: Rise of an Empire," "Godzilla," and "Maleficent." Gener8 has since expanded into offering visual effects services and a cloud-based data management and analytics solution called Cumul8. With its focus on developing disruptive solutions that combine design and technology, Gener8 funded and then acquired a majority interest in Reelhouse Media Ltd., an online entertainment distribution start-up. Gener8's head office is located in Vancouver, British Columbia and currently has over 200 employees. Visit the company website at www.gener8.com.
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