The newly formed film making division, Ubisoft Motion Pictures has announced they are currently making 3D versions of three of Ubisoft’s block buster games, Assassin’s Creed, Splinter Cell and Ghost Recon.
Ubisoft Motion Pictures will use the resources within the game developer Ubisoft working with some of its 23 studios, including Ubisoft Digital Arts and Hybride Technologies. Ubisoft Motion Pictures has also announced that they are also developing “Raving Rabbids,” a comic, CGI 3D cartoon series based on the hit vidgame and comprising 78 episodes of seven minutes each.
Ubisoft Motion Pictures is headed by former EuropaCorp CEO Jean-Julien Baronnet, along with Didier Lupfer, senior VP of production and development, and Jean de Rivieres, senior VP of international marketing and distribution.
Jean de Rivieres explains:
“Our strategy is not to diversify but to bolster the appeal of our franchises — that’s why we want to make sure our films will reflect the brands accurately and consolidate our fan base while expanding beyond the games’ primary target audience,”
Source : Variety