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Marza Animation Planet

Marza Animation Planet
Industry CGI animation for film, CGI animation for television, CGI animation for video games
Founded 2003 (under Sega Sammy VE Animation Studios/Visual Entertainment R&D Dept. title)
2009 (formed as Sega Sammy Visual Entertainment)[1]
2010 (officially as Marza Animation Planet)
Number of locations Tokyo, Japan, Kangawa, San Francisco, Los Angeles, California and Sydney, Australia.
Key people Creative Management Team:
Daniel P. Ferreira
Koichi Fukazawa
Takeshi Ito
Koji Takeyama
Hisao Oguchi
Yoshinori Ishii
Parent Sega Sammy Holdings
Website www.marza.com

Marza Animation Planet Inc. (マーザ・アニメーションプラネット株式会社 Māza Animēshonpuranetto Kabushiki Kaisha) is a Japan-based CGI animation studio dedicated to making full-length feature films. Their extensive résumé includes CGI Add-in's for television series and video games. Their head office is located on the 18th floor of the NYK Tennoz Building (天王洲郵船ビル Tennōzu Yūsen Biru) in Higashi-Shinagawa, Shinagawa, Tokyo.[2][3] They also have branches in Kangawa, Japan, San Francisco, California, Los Angeles, California and Sydney, Australia. They are currently known as the main CGI development group for SEGA.

Production

Short stories

Television series / Commercial work

  • Hatsune Miku - Toyota Corolla 11' Promotion Commercials [5]

Feature films

  • Unknown Winning Entry from the 1st Annual Marza Story Circus Competition)[note 1] (No Release Date Given)
    (CGI Animation Production)
  • Bite Me[7] (Winning Entry from the 2nd Annual Marza Story Circus Competition)[note 2] (No Release Date Given)
    (CGI Animation Production)
  • Sonic the Hedgehog[8] (No Release Date Given)
    (Live-Action/CGI Animation Production)
    (In partnership with Sony Pictures)

Video games

  • Sonic Free Riders (2010)
    (Opening CGI Movie, CGI Animated Storyboard Inserts, Graphic Design)
  • Sonic Colors (2010)
    (Opening CGI Movie, CGI Cutscene Inserts, Ending CGI Movie, Graphic Design)
    (Co-Animated & Co-Produced with Animaroid, Inc)
  • Sonic Generations (2011)
    (Opening CGI Movie, CGI Cutscene Inserts, Ending CGI Movie, Graphic Design)

Miscellaneous games (under Sega Sammy VE / Visual Entertainment R&D Department)

  • Nights: Journey of Dreams
    (Opening CGI Movie, CGI Cutscene Inserts, Ending CGI Movie)
    (Co-Animated & Co-Produced with GONZO, Digital Frontier and GEMBA)
  • Sonic Riders
    (Opening CGI Movie, CGI Cutscene Inserts, Ending CGI Movie)
  • Sonic Riders: Zero Gravity
    (Opening CGI Movie, CGI Cutscene Inserts, Ending CGI Movie)
    (Co-Animated & Co-Produced with Anima, GONZO and Neuron Age)
  • Sonic Unleashed
    (Opening CGI Movie, CGI Cutscene Inserts, Graphic Design)

Notes & announcements

  1. ^ In Fall 2010, Marza & 100 Meter Films announced that they had received 394 eligible submissions from 25 countries, and from that chose 20 winning stories. In Spring 2011, Marza announced that they chose 10 final submissions from the 20 chosen in the second round. The Winners of the contest were announced previously and info on 3 to 5 of the winning entries are currently being processed.
  2. ^ The Winning Entries from the final round were announced in early 2012. The Winner will be announced later in Summer 2012

References

  1. ^ Sega Sammy Launches CG Animation Studio in Japan (Updated) - Anime News Network
  2. ^ "Company Profile." Marza. Retrieved on October 17, 2011. "NYK Tennoz Bldg., 18F, 2-2-20, Higashi-Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, 140-0002 JAPAN"
  3. ^ "会社概要." Marza Animation Planet. Retrieved on October 17, 2011. "所在地 〒140-0002 東京都品川区東品川2-2-20 天王洲郵船ビル18階"
  4. ^ Sonic: Night of the Werehog
  5. ^ http://www.toyota.com/corollamiku/?refcd=GO000000515583730s_hatsune_miku&tsacr=GO11708182651
  6. ^ Captain Harlock's New CG Pilot Images, Staff Revealed - Anime News Network
  7. ^ [1]
  8. ^ [2]

External links

  • Marza Animation Planet Homepage & Website
  • Marza Animation Planet's Linkedin Page
  • Sega VE Animation Studio at the Internet Movie Database
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