Broadcast News

Bookmark and Share

Arcus Animation Studios Opens New Office

News Image
Arcus Animation Studios has revealed that it is opening a new office in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

The 2D animation studio has said it hopes the move will help it to break into new markets, particularly those in South America where the animation hub is growing.

The new office will be run by Rosario Rivas Leal and Vylius Leonavi, both graduates of the University of Sunderland who have worked with Arcus for a number of years in the UK. They will focus on delivering 2D digital animation to business customers who are looking for innovative promotional videos for online marketing campaigns, along with animations for apps and games.

Michael Gandham, Managing Director of Arcus Animation Studios, said: "Buenos Aires is a real hub of digital creativity, and Argentina is becoming known for the quality of its animation throughout the world. We see this opening our first international office as a gateway to a much bigger potential market for our 2D animation, but it also opens up a vast new pool of talent that we can use to help grow Arcus."

The move by Arcus Animation Studios to open its first international office has been supported by the Department for International Trade and the British Embassy in Buenos Aires.

Alfredo Fierro, Deputy Director, Trade and Investment, at the Department for International Trade in Buenos Aires, said: "We are very happy to see Arcus' orange airship moored in Buenos Aires. In many ways it's akin to a new flower in an already amazing garden full of different colours producing animation for films and gaming, for advertising and entertainment, with large local and international companies serving some of the world's top names including Disney, Electronic Arts, Google and many others and producing products for use in a wide range of platforms from mobile to gaming consoles and full feature films. We are sure the Arcus orange will bring even new life, variety and talent to what is already a beautiful and very lively landscape. Welcome Arcus Studios!"

Solidmate Ltd Memory Card Hire London

Top Related Stories
Click here for the latest broadcast news stories.

Jellyfish Pictures Opens New Studios
Jellyfish Pictures has opened two new virtual VFX facilities in Oval, London. The sites are in addition to the production studio's facilities in Brixt
Two Firms Find New Home At Bottle Yard Studios
Bristol Costume Services and MRU Services are the two latest additions to the creative hub at The Bottle Yard Studios. Their arrival on site brings th
HHB Supplies Equipment For New Studios At Abbey Road
London studio complex Abbey Road Studios has built a complete Dolby Atmos Premier Studio-certified sound post-production facility with equipment suppl
Animation Ireland Makes Final Call For Entries
Animation Ireland has made a final call for entries to the 2019 Irish Animation Awards. The 2019 awards ceremony will take place in Dingle on 23 March
Production News : 2019 Irish Animation Awards To Highlight Talent Of Animation Sector
The 2019 Irish animation Awards, taking place on Saturday 23 March, are set to once again highlight the brilliance and talent of the Irish animation s
Production News : ITV Studios Norway Appoints New MD
ITV Studios has appointed Lars Finnland as the new Managing Director of its Nordic label, ITV Studios Norway. Finnland, who joins from events company
Production News : Sky To Launch Animation Channel
Sky Cinema is offering both classic and new animation titles on a channel for the first time starting this month. Launching on Saturday 14 October, an
Production News : New Plans For Sky Studios Announced
New proposals for Sky Studios, a new Europe-wide development and production capability. With the support of new owners Comcast, under the Sky Studios
Bournemouth University animation centre chooses endorphin for animation courses
The National Centre for Computer Animation at Bournemouth University, one of the world's leading animation schools, has deployed multiple licenses of
Heather Kenyon To Help Animate Sales At Starz Animation
Heather Kenyon has been appointed to the new position of Vice President of Project Development and Sales for Starz Animation, a division of Starz Medi
SGrecast System Upgraded With New API
StreamGuys' live stream repurposing and podcast management system, SGrecast has been enhanced with a new Application Programming Interface (API). The
Primestream To Introduce New Features Within Its Toolset At IBC 2019
Primestream is to present a series of new and improved features and functions within its comprehensive toolset to help customers deal with increasingl
GatesAir Adds New Application To Its Intraplex Ascent Transport Platform
GatesAir has added a new application to its Intraplex Ascent transport platform to support reliable and secure video over IP transport alongside audio
New Convention Centre Installs Riedel Equipment
Le Couvent des Jacobins, a new convention centre built within a 14th-century convent in Rennes, France, has installed Riedel Communications equipment
Production News : BBC Sounds To Launch New Podcast 'After'
BBC Sounds is to release a new podcast series called After, that seeks to offer support to survivors of sexual assault by sharing personal stories of