Framstore Taps Disney Imagineering’s Michael Stein for Chief Technology Officer (EXCLUSIVE)

Frame shop has appointed Michael Stein as its new Chief Technology Officer.

Stone comes from Walt Disney Imagineering, the company’s theme park design and technology division, where he was director of the technology studio.

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At Framestore, an Oscar, Emmy, and BAFTA winning creative studio, the u -time machine learning and cloud-based technology.

During his career, Stein has worked with VFX, games, animation, and rides in theme parks, including AR, VR, and real-time, as well as a variety of technology-driven creative projects.

He previously worked at Pixar and MPC, where he worked on titles such as Guardians of the Galaxy, The Incredibles, Finding Nemo and The Jungle Book.

“Framestore has an enormous legacy and this is a fascinating time to be part of the company’s history,” Stein said in a statement. “The hunger for content, the emergence of new studios and growing networking in areas such as film, episodes, rides and games make the landscape more complex and exciting than ever. I am a firm believer in the transformative powers of technology, and this feels like the right step at the right time to open up new approaches and new possibilities for world-class VFX and engaging, immersive storytelling. “

Framestore CEO William Sargent added, “In our global search for a CTO, Michael was the clear leader thanks to his dedication, experience, knowledge and acumen. Much like the people he’ll be working with at Framestore, Michael has made a name for himself by finding innovative solutions to seemingly impossible challenges and following a path that explores the connections between different technologies and subject areas rather than seeing them as boundaries . We are happy that he is coming to us and even more looking forward to seeing what he is helping us as an artist and as a company. “

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