VIRTUOS ACQUIRES BLACK SHAMROCK, CONTINUES GLOBAL GROWTH MOMENTUM WITH NEW IRELAND SUBSIDIARY
Virtuos, a global leader in videogame content production, today announced it has acquired a controlling interest in Dublin-based independent game studio Black Shamrock .
ELIJAH FREEMAN JOINS VIRTUOS TO EXPAND IN-HOUSE GAME DEVELOPMENT CAPABILITIES
irtuos, a global leader in videogame content production, today announced that 15-year game industry veteran Elijah Freeman has joined its headquarters in Shanghai as Group Development Director
BSI AUTHORITATIVE CERTIFICATE | VIRTUOS PASSED THE ISO 27001 INFORMATION SECURITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM CERTIFICATE
We are proud to announce that Virtuos has passed British Standards Institution (hereinafter called “BSI”) authoritative certificate and has obtained the ISO 27001 Information Security Management System Certificate.
LUSIONSOFT RAISES RMB 12M TO FOCUS ON HIGH QUALITY VR CONTENT DEVELOPMENT
Lusionsoft, a spinoff Company from Virtuos , will take a strategic, user-first, approach to developing VR, AR and MR games and experiences.
GILLES LANGOURIEUX, VIRTUOS CEO, RECEIVES THE YICAI BRILLIANT PRIZE, AWARDING THE MOST SUCCESSFUL INTERNATIONAL ENTREPRENEURS
We are proud to announce Gilles Langourieux, Virtuos CEO, has been awarded the Yicai Brilliant prize.
Virtuos CEO Gilles Langourieux Speaks at the Autodesk AU2012 Conference
Mr. Langourieux speaks on the need for more content on more platforms in the next generation
Emmy-Winning R&D Director Christophe Archambault Rejoins Sparx*
Saigon, Vietnam – October 24, 2012 – Sparx is pleased to announce that Christophe Archambault has rejoined the Sparx team in Vietnam as R&D Director. Mr. Archambault was one of the cofounders of Sparx studio in 1995, and won an Emmy Award for his work on the pioneering Sparx animated series Rolie Polie Olie.
Virtuos Celebrates Eight Years and 1000 Virtuosi
Virtuos is proud to announce that it has reached the 1,000-staff milestone across its seven worldwide locations. This milestone is significant as the company faces sustained demand for next-gen games, online and mobile games as well as CG animation.
Virtuos opens new development center in China
Virtuos announced that it has opened its fourth production center in the Chinese city of Xian. The expansion will give Virtuos a larger pool of resources to address growing demand from clients and place Virtuos near the 1000-staff milestone. With outsourcing becoming mainstream in the games industry and demand fueled by larger projects coming from the US, Japan, Korea and China, this move is aimed at ensuring that the company can serve its clients in producing more content for more platforms.
Sparx Doubles Saigon Studio Size
Virtuos-Sparx is pleased to announce that we have doubled our Saigon studio floor space to meet the needs of our growing team. The Sparx Saigon studio now has 1,000 square meters, occupying a full floor in its downtown Saigon’s office building. Sparx moved into this new facility in December of last year.
Industry Veteran Production Director Frederick Lissau Joins Virtuos company Sparx
Saigon, Vietnam – February 28, 2012 – Sparx has added industry veteran Frederick Lissau to its growing Vietnam Studio. Frederick brings more than 15 years of animation production experience with companies including Disney Animation, DreamWorks Animation, Sony Imageworks, Universal Studios and SCEA. He joins Sparx as Director of Production.
Virtuos team nominated for VFX award for garage models in Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol
Virtuos team members have been nominated by the Visual Effects Society at their 10th Annual VES Awards. The VES awards recognize the most outstanding visual effects of the year.
Sparx Moves into New Saigon Studio
December 12, 2011 – Saigon, Vietnam – 3D animation company Sparx is pleased to announce that it has moved its Saigon studio to a new facility. The new facility is located in the heart of downtown Saigon’s First District.
Gamestar co-founder Frank Feng joins Virtuos Academy
Virtuos is pleased to announce that the China game-industry veteran Frank Feng (Feng Yu Hui) has joined the company as General Manager of Virtuos Academy. (www.virtuosacademy.com)
Virtuos Expands Cinematics Services, Hiring New Cinematics Director
Sparx, a Virtuos company has added the experienced Cinematics Director Miguel Angel Martin to its growing animation and cinematics teams. Miguel has more than 20 years of experience as a director and nearly a decade of experience with digital cinematics.
Virtuos acquires Sparx* 3D animation studio
Virtuos today announced that it has acquired the assets and core team of VFX and animation company Sparx*, reopening the company’s Vietnam studio. This deal allows Virtuos to further expand and to consolidate its services offering to clients in the movie industry under the Sparx brand.
Connection Events and Virtuos Academy Announce Master Class Training Sessions in China
Shanghai, China, August 22, 2011 – Connection Events and Virtuos Academy have announced a new partnership to bring Connection Events’ Master Classes professional training sessions to China. The first round of training sessions will be held in Shanghai on August 28-29, 2011.