Baobab Studios, the VR movie studio behind the likes of Bonfire and Crow: The Legend, has actually introduced its newest film titled BABA YAGA, which the workshop calls a “modern portrayal of the Eastern European legend” of the very same name.
Baobab Studios has been producing made-for-VR short films because 2015. The workshop’s 2018 film, Crow: The Legend, was launched on Oculus Rift, Go, as well as Gear Virtual Reality, and made Baobab two Daytime Emmy awards.
The studio is getting ready to reveal its next film, Baba Yaga which seems like it will certainly take the workshop’s artistic, Pixar-esque design in a totally new direction.
“Baba Yaga is […] motivated by illustratory 2D pop-up computer animation, hand-drawn and stop-motion styles, producing a modern-day aesthetic language for VR influenced by timeless computer animation,” the workshop states.
Even more, the workshop is teasing that the movie will have a branching narrative which will be influenced by the choices of the audience.
“Sometimes a force for wickedness, occasionally a pressure for good, the enigmatic witch Baba Yaga uses her powers to safeguard the forest from the citizens’ infringement. When your mommy, the town chief, drops deathly unwell it depends on you and also your sister Magda to do the unimaginable– get in the forest, discover its surprise mysteries and also obtain the remedy from Baba Yaga.”
Directed by Baobab’s Eric Darnell as well as co-directed by Mathias Chelebourg, Baba Yaga will certainly be first revealed at the 2020 Annecy International Animation Festival which is being held basically from June 15th to June 30th. There the studio will certainly offer the first check out the movie during a discussion on June 15th, which will certainly be offered to virtual celebration goers throughout the event.
Much a release date for Baba Yaga hasn’t been revealed, but you can locate Baobab’s 4 various other movies here free of cost.