Los Angeles, CA (October 27, 2006) -- The Producers Guild of America (PGA) and The Hollywood Reporter acknowledge Massive Software founder Stephen Regelous as one of the Top 50 New Media Producers and Innovators in the realm of digital storytelling. The list, published in the October 19th issue of The Hollywood Reporter, reflects the industry‘s most talented leaders in digital media.
The list includes heavy hitters in seven categories: Animation, Broadband, DVD, Games, iTV, Mobile and Visual Effects. The Hollywood Reporter and the Producers Guild of America New Media Council jointly came up with more than 100 nominees. The results were then voted on to determine the 50 finalists.
Said Diane Holland, CEO, Massive Software, “We are honored to have Stephen included among an elite list of entertainment industry professionals, and we congratulate him on this well deserved award.”
About Massive Software
Massive Software is the leading creator of artificial intelligence-based 3D animation systems. Massive was founded when Stephen Regelous programmed a unique piece of software for director Peter Jackson to make creation of complicated visual effects scenes involving hundreds of thousands of digital characters a practical reality for The Lord of the Rings movie trilogy. Massive garnered a Scientific and Engineering Award from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 2004.
Today, Massive Software develops a family of standalone, commercially available products, with customers including The Mill, Centro Digital, Digital Domain, CFC Framestore CFC, Rhythm & Hues and other leading digital production and effects studios. For more information, please contact Massive North America (+1 310-837-7878), New Zealand (+64 9-3030-030), Europe (+44 20 7096 1605) or visit
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