Alchemy Creative, Inc. Teams up with CAT Studios and Motus Digital, LLC To Create...
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Alchemy Creative, Inc. Teams up with CAT Studios and Motus Digital, LLC To Create Children's 3D Educational Televison Series PLANO, Texas--(Business Wire)-- Alchemy Creative, Inc. (PINK SHEETS: ALMY), a nationally recognized corporation focusing on children's education through multimedia and inventive educational products announce the signing of an agreement that will allow for CAT Studios and Motus Digital to provide advanced motion capture, key-frame animation, and additional animation support for the upcoming Adventure of the Elements children's 3D educational television series. The television series is based on author and inventor Richard E. James, III of Alchemy Creative, LLC successful book series and trading card game of the same name. "I have worked with Keith and his great team members in the past and look forward to working with them to bring Richard's stories to life," says Trent Di Giulio, series Director, Founder & President, CAT Studios. About Motus Digital, LLC Motus Digital, LLC, a high-end, state-of-the-art Motion Capture and 3D Animation support studio located in Plano, Texas, is comprised of veteran team members who have many years of experience in CG, visual effects and motion capture. Since 1987, Mr. Brock has been involved with motion graphics, animation, and technology related development from the Internet to new media. With his experience and his new company Motus Digital, he has chosen a unique handpicked team to provided post-production visual effects services to the film, television and gaming industries. The company's breadth in its team's experience is fantastic, offering services including model making, computer-generated imagery, 3D digital animation, optical motion capture, and custom software and code development. The founding members of Motus Digital have earned accolades for their contributions to projects such as "The Abyss," "Godzilla," "Jimmy Neutron," "Stargate," "5th Element," and "Titanic," even original team members from CAT Studios & production on its 20th century FOX studios "Legends of Sleepy Hollow," and many others. "Richard and Trent's passion for the material is inspiring; I am truly honored they chose our studio to provide the advanced motion capture and key-frame animation solutions required to create the series," says B. Keith Brock, President, COO, Motus Digital. "The stories contained within the Adventure of the Elements books provide a great opportunity to really push our VICON MX-F40 MOCAP system," added Shane Williams, Producer & Creative Director, Motus Digital. "We are excited that Motus Digital will provide MOCAP and key-frame animation services for our project," said Richard E. James III, Vice-President, Alchemy Creative, LLC. "Motus' studio is world class and we look forward to seeing the quality work that they will provide to CAT Studios." About Motus Digital Founders Motus Digital's co-founders, Keith Brock and Howard Blietz, have a combined 50 years experience in technology and information services industries. Mr. Brock is responsible for the strategic direction and operational leadership of Motus Digital's current position in the motion capture and animation industry. As a Microsoft Partner Advisory Council (PAC) member with over 17 years of relationships with Microsoft and as an early developer of Microsoft's .NET framework and associated technologies, Mr. Brock was a co-keynote presenter of application technologies based on .NET C# and Web Services for Microsoft's introduction of .NET based methodologies in early 2001. Since then, Mr. Brock has spoken at dozens of Microsoft conferences across the US. Most recently, Mr. Brock served as Vice President and Chief technologist of Fujitsu Consulting where he was responsible for their US Microsoft practice. Prior to that, Brock served as Senior Manager and CTO of Perot Systems' Tenant account, a role in which he oversaw all architecture, development, and technology implementation of Perot's second largest account worldwide. An avid gamer/developer, Mr. Brock is extremely passionate about the multiple technologies required to seamlessly integrate film, 3D models, animation, imagery, visual effects, and optical motion capture into the entertainment and gaming industries. Mr. Blietz founded Greenbrier & Russell, Inc. growing it into a 700 plus employee corporation before being purchased by Fujitsu in February 2006. Upon reorganization, Howard Blietz lead Fujitsu's US Microsoft practice. About CAT Studios A pioneer in the 3D animation production industry, for over 23 years CAT Studios has served over 1,100 clients including such names as: Pepsi, Frito-lay, Clear Eyes, Halliburton, Cisco Systems, Exxon Mobil, Motorola, Dallas Cowboys, Aetna, American Heart Association, Blue Cross Blue Shield, JCPenny, Mary Kay, and Cutler Hammer. CAT Studios' most notable work includes producing MTV's 1st fully 3D animated music video and number one hit Souljas, by Master P. CAT Studios also created the first fully 3D animated movie to come out of Dallas, "Night of the Headless Horseman, the Legend of Sleepy Hollow." The movie was sold to Twentieth Century FOX feature studio division. ABOUT ALCHEMY CREATIVE: Alchemy Creative, Inc. was founded on the principle of edutainment - enabling learning with the integration of educational media into an exciting and entertaining format in which science and other curriculum learning is enhanced through actively engaging students. ALMY is producing video DVD, and developing online gaming and other media products for distribution to both the general public and school systems. Their philosophy and product offerings have rendered measurable results with children. The value of the media and products has been recognized by some of the world's most respected corporations, including several Fortune 100 companies. ALMY creates and distributes some of America's most unique products for the edutainment sector. Currently, ALMY is using the latest, cutting-edge technology in developing future products such as DVDs, online video games, and other cutting-edge technologies to further captivate students. ALMY's goal is to revolutionize the way the children of the world progress in science learning. The company is utilizing 21st century technology and methodology in efforts to provide a more exciting environment in which children will be more apt to take interest in the traditional education requirements. Stated simply, ALMY takes "what kids like," from card games and books to movies and video games, and makes them educational. Thus, children of all ages learn while having fun; in a sense, giving substance to "play time." For more information regarding Alchemy Creative, Inc. please visit: www.alchemycreativeinc.com. Disclaimer: CAUTIONARY STATEMENT ABOUT FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS This press release contains "forward-looking statements," which are statements related to future, not past, events. In this context, the forward-looking statements often include statements regarding our goals, plans, projections and guidance regarding our financial position, results of operations, market position, pending and potential future acquisitions and business strategy, and often contain words such as "expects," "anticipates," "intends," "plans," "believes," "seeks" or "will." 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