A real-time studio built for a web3 world
VOLTAKU ( /vohlˈ täk o͞o/ ): An agile production studio creating Living Stories that transcend platforms.
Our content is nestled deep in the worlds of anime, manga, graphic novels, and gaming, bringing a new level of epic worldbuilding and character-driven stories to the global otaku community.
Building our studio on real-time tech and agile workflows allows us to reduce premium production costs, while web3 enables us to build and engage with otaku communities completely outside of the legacy Hollywood system.
In other words, we’re reimagining how stories are told.
Killtopia is our first animated feature. Created in Unreal Engine using an agile virtual production pipeline, this project will prove to our community we mean business!
Vodcasto is our proprietary VTubing software used to give our community the smoothest possible user experience in the metaverse and beyond.
Women in Mech is our live R&D project, dropping 2048 Mech Engineers onto the blockchain as we find our footing in web3.
Charles Borland is an entrepreneur and former actor who appeared in over twenty-five TV shows and films as well as over a dozen plays on Broadway and off, including originating the role of "The Man" in the American Premiere of Florian Zeller's Tony Award-winning Broadway play, The Father. He is also a contributing writer to Techonomy and Council Member at GLG. Charles landed on the idea for VOLTAKU while donning a mocap suit to play a rogue cop in Grand Theft Auto IV over a decade ago and thought "Well, this is going to change everything".
Sally Slade is a proven XR content creator and battle-hardened VFX TD with backgrounds in both Engineering and Design. While gaining her sealegs in immersive spaces at Magnopus, she contributed to titles for iOS, Oculus, HoloLens, MagicLeap, and most prominently served as User Experience Lead for the award winning Virtual Production system used to create Disney's The Lion King. From there, she designed and implemented Voltaku's VTubing app, Vodcasto, which can be described as "Virtual Production in your Pocket".
Chris Nichols is a 30 year veteran in computer graphics and VFX. As the Director of Chaos Group Labs, he connects with thousands of industry experts bridging creativity and technology. He used this platform to bootstrap CG Garage, a podcast boasting over 20k weekly listeners. He helped pioneer groundbreaking Virtual Production technology as a producer of CONSTRUCT, and leveraged his expertise in digital humans to start the Wikihuman project.