CRYENGINE Technology to Form the Foundation of New Film Engine Software

Frankfurt (Germany) – April 26, 2016

CRYENGINE Technology to Form the Foundation of New Film Engine Software

Film Engine licenses Crytek’s All-in-One Development Tool to Unlock New Possibilities for Filmmakers

Crytek today revealed details of how its cutting-edge CRYENGINE game development technology will power the newly-announced real-time movie production software, Film Engine.

Film Engine is the name for both an entirely new company and digital content creation suite. The innovative toolset is the first all-in-one, real-time storytelling software to streamline every aspect of the traditional film production pipeline, and drastically reduces the time and resources necessary to create top quality visual effects and CG animation films.

CRYENGINE’s Creative Director Frank Vitz said: “CRYENGINE has proven to be perfectly suited as the backbone for Film Engine because of the speed of iteration, scalability, visual fidelity, and 3D rendering power at its core. Real-time technology is about to become a vital centerpiece in this new era of digital content creation, and it’s very exciting to see CRYENGINE’s capabilities being unlocked in that new domain.”

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About Crytek

Crytek is an independent videogame developer, publisher, and technology provider with headquarters in Frankfurt am Main (Germany) and six other studios around the world. Established in 1999, Crytek has created multiple award-winning titles, including the original Far Cry, the Crysis series, Ryse: Son of Rome, and Warface. All of Crytek's games are developed using CRYENGINE, the company's cutting-edge 3D game technology, which is also the first choice of other leading developers and licensees when creating games for PC, Xbox One, PlayStation®4, and Android. Crytek's ongoing growth in the games-as-a-service market has extended the company's reach as they continue to deliver top quality interactive experiences to players through self-publishing platforms online.

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