Shanghai, China – September 2017 – Virtuos is very proud to have been part of Star Wars Rebels Season 3, which won big at the 43rd Saturn Awards ceremony this summer. The animated Star Wars series took home the award for Best Animated TV Series.
In 1973, the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Films held its first annual Saturn Awards ceremony, the purpose of which is to recognize excellence in the science fiction, fantasy and horror television and film genres. Since Star Wars‘s premiere in 1977, the franchise has consistently proved a winner in the Academy’s eyes.
The third season of Star Wars Rebels aired on Disney XD from Oct. 1, 2016 to March 25, 2017 and Virtuos contributed to 5 out of 22 episodes. Virtuos artists, out of our studio in Saigon Vietnam, Sparx*, were responsible for the modeling, texturing, layout, matte painting, animation, lighting and FX production to the final full color.
Star Wars Rebels win at the Saturn Awards speaks to Virtuos’ dedication to artistic excellence and is a great addition to the company’s extensive Star Wars portfolio.
Founded in 2004, Virtuos Holdings Pte. Ltd. is a leading videogame content production company with operations in Singapore, China, Vietnam, Canada, France, Japan, South Korea, Ireland and the United States. With 1,700 full-time professionals, Virtuos specializes in game development and 3D art production for AAA consoles, PC, and mobile titles, enabling its partners to generate additional revenue and achieve operational efficiency. For over a decade, Virtuos has successfully delivered high quality content for more than 1,300 projects and its partners include 18 of the top 20 digital entertainment companies worldwide. For more information, please visit: www.virtuosgames.com.