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April 17, 2014 09:15 ET

Gener8 CEO and President Interviewed by Streetwise Reports

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 17, 2014) - Big data is taking over the world, and Rory Armes and Ken Scott of Gener8 Media Corp. (CSE: GNR) know why. In this interview with Streetwise Reports' Special Situations, the two Vancouver-based upstarts discuss the tribulations of getting in on the ground floor of the newest developments in information technology -- and the many potential rewards.

Special Situations: Gener8 is well known for its 2D to 3D conversion technology and work, but it has also been quietly developing a big data product to facilitate tracking its own 3D movie conversion process. What is the growth potential for these products?

Rory Armes: Our story started with inventing software for 3D movie conversion. Our big data visualization tool, Cumul8, emerged out of technology we developed to convert 2D films to 3D format. Cumul8 was a tool that helped track the immense amount of information needed to complete each frame of a movie. Cumul8 helps the team understand quickly "where the film is at."

Our 3D division is focused on post-production for prereleased theatrical films for Hollywood. But box office growth for 3D has expanded far outside of North America, into China, India and Europe. Studio budgets for creating 3D films have increased, especially for action/adventure-style blockbusters. And big-time international directors are chomping to work in 3D.

Now we know that our high-quality film conversion software also has applications beyond entertainment. The 3D software can produce visual displays for medical, educational and industrial uses, and can be used to make visual sense out of complicated seismic data for the oil and gas sector, as an example...

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