This article is available in: French
During the Paris Fan Festival, we met Yapiko Animation, an studio that aims to create a bridge between French and Japanese animation .
Jean-Louis Vandestoc, Yapiko co-founder, director and producer, answered our questions about the studio. He told us about their projects, the differences between French, Japanese and American animation industries, their upcoming pipeline. Jean-Louis Vandestoc also gave us his thoughts about AI, his work as a director on the animated series Runes produced by Les Armateurs, and his vision of the future of creative tools. The interview is in French but English subtitles can be turned on using the Youtube interface.
This video is sponsored by NVIDIA and Rue du Commerce.
00:00 – Yapiko Animation
01:02 – Projects, overview of the company
03:12 – Hardware, upcoming Blender/Unreal pipeline
04:24 – Differences between France/Japan/USA
06:46 – AI
08:33 – Runes, Covid
11:36 – Future
12:31 – NVIDIA / Rue Du Commerce
For more information about the hardware/software showcased during the Paris Fan Festival, you can check out our dedicated article (in French).
You can also head over to the official website of Yapiko Animation.