Gaming Goes Hollywood

As Ubisoft opens a CGI studio to create linear entertainment, the convergence of film and game continues

Ubisoft's Montreal Studio has established itself as one of the premiere game development houses in the world over the past 10 years. Now the French game giant has its sights set on Hollywood. Ubisoft will open a CGI studio that will focus on creating linear entertainment. While its first efforts will be digitally-distributed short films to promote upcoming games like Assassin's Creed, over the next five years, Ubisoft CEO and Co-Founder Yves Guillemot sees the potential for CGI TV show production and feature films.

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