11 07 - 2017

Ánima Estudios and the new VR ride “Cantinflas”

Mexico City, July 11th 2017.

The Mexican animation studio makes its first foray into VR, working with Ventura Entertainment by developing the creative idea and supervising the production of the new VR ride “Cantinflas presenta: La Máquina del Tiempo” (Cantinflas presents: The Time Machine).

“As our first virtual reality project, we had the amazing opportunity to work in such a different and powerful medium and explore its many possibilities, having the short feature such an emblematic character as Cantinflas is an honor by itself. The whole experience and the trust placed in us by Ventura Entertainment makes us very proud and thankful” commented José C. García de Letona, Anima’s COO

This ride takes the passengers throughout different times in Mexico’s history, guided by one of the most beloved and iconic character of Mexican cinema: Cantinflas.

“Cantinflas is an international entertainment icon and to be able to take him to an animated world inside a VR ride was really enjoyable. We thank Ventura Entertainment for inviting us to be part of this great project”, admitted Fernando De Fuentes S., CEO at the Mexican studio.

Ambient Entertainment and VR Coaster, both German companies dedicated to the production of VR rides, were also part of this ambitious project.

Guido Benassini, Innovation and Development Director at Ventura Entertainment said: “Working with one of the most important animation studio like Ánima, is a privilege, that makes our new VR attraction “Cantinflas presenta: La Máquina del Tiempo” at Selva Mágica, a great experience for the whole family”.

This ride will be unveiled on July 11th at the Selva Mágica Amusement Park in Guadalajara, Mexico.