Description: Baobab Studios is a wondrous animation studio that inspires you to dream through immersive and interactive movies where YOU matter. We create compelling stories, believable characters, immersive worlds, beautiful art, and high-quality animation to inspire you to dream by bringing out your sense of wonder. Baobab is considered to be the world’s leading independent interactive animation studios having won Emmy’s for Crow: The Legend as both a traditional linear animated short film as well as an interactive animated virtual reality experience. Crow: The Legend won the most awards of any animated program or series, traditional and/or interactive, at the 2019 Daytime Emmy Awards and helped John Legend secure the EGOAT, becoming only the second person to ever win an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Annie and Tony award. – INVASION! features Ethan Hawke, premiered at The 2016 Tribeca Film Festival and won an Emmy award for Best Interactive Media – ASTEROIDS! features Elizabeth Banks, premiered at The Sundance Film Festival in 2017 and won an Emmy award for Best Interactive Media – Jack (Part 1) features Lupita Nyong’o, premiered at The 2018 Tribeca Film Festival as a critically-acclaimed immersive theater, location based experience – Crow: The Legend features Oprah Winfrey, John Legend, Constance Wu, Diego Luna, Tye Sheridan and Liza Koshy. It premiered at The 2017 Tribeca Film Festival and it has won four Emmy awards, two Webby awards, an Annie award and received a Golden Reel Nomination – Bonfire features Ali Wong and was premiered at The Tribeca Film Festival in 2019 to critical-acclaim winning Best in Show Immersive Program at Generations SIGGRAPH and the Grand Jury Award at Sandbox Immersive

Industry: Animation


Company size: 11-50 employees

XRD rank: 2124015

Headquarter: Redwood City, CA

Ownership: Private company

Founded year: 2015

Skillset: Virtual Reality Animation, Interactive Storytelling, Animation, Virtual Reality, Cinematic Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and Video Games

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Funding rounds total: 2

Selected investors: Horizons Ventures

Location: Redwood City, CA 94065, US