Entertainment Industry

Entertainment Industry are using industrial robots for special effects.  However, there are many new niche for robot automation and robotics in areas such as architecture, design, music and arts.  Therefore, studios and entertainment companies are aware of the benefits in using robots.

A cross section of entertainment based companies including Robomoco for the film industry carrying out special effects and camera work, Blue Man Group for stage shows around the world, the Disney Epcot Center for robot based rides and Coca-Cola among others. The majority of filmgoers are unaware of the stunts and effects carried out by robots in the quest for ever increasing dramatic scenes in movies.

Some robotic special effects projects

  • “Closed Circuit” Taxi crash stunt
  • “Libertador” Throwing a soldier over a horse
  • “Anna Karenina” Model train filming, Horse coming off the stage stunt, and general manipulation of the theatre set pieces
  • “Sherlock Holmes – Game of Shadows” Train stunt and fight scene following down the waterfall

Industrial robots are well known for their ability and accurate movement. It is easy to program a robot for specific movement and to train the staff to program the robot. Phoenix offers a complete package automation solutions for the integration of the robots, whether you decide to buy a new robot or reconditioned robots. As robot integrator, we help to choose the right industrial robot. Also, we offer robot training and programming at your premises.  Contact Us.

Benefit of Film Industry Robots

  • Robots will reproduce with high accuracy movement
  • Easy and precise translation from VFX output or Pre-Vis to the sought after effect or move
  • The reset time for a move is in the order of seconds saving valuable camera time.
  • Thrill rides offer for more dramatic and complicated moves

The search for more and more exciting and ambitious stunts and effects means that we will be seeing ever greater numbers of robots employed in an ever broadening and imaginative range within the entertainment industry.

Today, we find film industry robots equipped with cameras, set pieces, and innovative end effectors for entertainment both in front of the camera and behind the scenes.

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