Kane Lee: On Bonfire and Celebrities
Kicking off our Cannes XR podcast series is Kane Lee, Chief Content Officer at Baobab. The San Francisco-based studio is led by CEO Maureen Fan and Chief Creative Officer Eric Darnell (Director, Madagascar). Kane talked about the newest Baobab project Bonfire and how the Studios have continued to evolve stylistically with each consecutive piece. Among other topics covered are the ways named talent in VR production can be helpful.
BONFIRE IS BURNING BRIGHT
From the Baobab Studios website: In Bonfire, the latest interactive VR experience from the award-winning Baobab Studios, you play the leading role. As Space Scout 817, you are on a mission to discover a new home for the human race after it has made a mess of Earth. The stakes are high. Too bad your piloting skills lack… precision. In fact, you crash-land at night in a mysterious clearing of an unknown planet three-hundred light-years from Earth. Your only source of light is your makeshift bonfire. Beyond its glow everything falls to darkness. And what are those strange noises coming from the alien jungle?