In the spring of 1994, armed with the idea that a studio designed by artists for artists would promote the best creative environment, Bob Munroe, John Mariella, Kyle Menzies and William Shatner founded C.O.R.E. Digital Pictures.
C.O.R.E. is a Toronto-based company and creator of digital visual effects and animation for feature film and television. The studio is a full production and output facility offering a broad range of services. Highly refined pipelines, talented staff, experienced directors and supervisors enable the company to produce outstanding visual effects and animation with exceptional efficiency.
C.O.R.E. has attracted some of the industry’s top talent and has built four divisions with a combined staff of over 300 people: – C.O.R.E. Visual Effects, C.O.R.E. Toons, C.O.R.E. Film Productions and C.O.R.E. Feature Animation.
In 2004, to further extend its presence in the feature animation market, C.O.R.E. announced a producing partnership with L.A. based Radar Pictures. Radar Pictures is the producer of films such as: THE LAST SAMURAI, THE CHRONICLES OF RIDDICK, MR.HOLLAND’S OPUS and RUNAWAY BRIDE.
C.O.R.E. Digital Pictures:
For over a decade, the creativity of C.O.R.E.’s computer artists has been part of more than 55 feature films, 50 television series and movies-of-the-week. The company operates two studios in Toronto employing more than 400 people who confirm day-by-day the C.O.R.E. philosophy that a studio designed by artists for artists promotes the very best creative environment.
Our C.O.R.E.toons division specializes in creating animated series for children. Please click on our portfolio for more details.
C.O.R.E. Feature Animation:
C.O.R.E. Feature Animation is in production on a fully computer animated feature film for a major Hollywood studio. The film is being directed by Steve “Spaz” Williams who is best known for directing the Carl and Ray Commercials for Blockbuster Video. Stay tuned for more information about C.O.R.E. Feature Animation’s exciting future.
Aprilage Development Inc.:
APRIL® is a unique software program that creates a stream of images of a person’s face as it changes with age. It has applications in medicine, forensics, education and entertainment.