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The French project Kinetix wins the 2021 Zinemaldia Startup Challenge
Thursday, September 23rd, 2021

Kinetixa French project providing 3D animators and studios with AI tools to simplify and speed-up their processes has been procclaimed winner of the 2021 Zinemaldia Startup Challenge among five competitors. The event, part of the Zinemaldia & Technology day, took place today in Tabakalera and included the pitches of the five finalists and a round table.

The selected projects competed for a prize of 10,000 euros, free access to an incubation space for the first year at one of the BICs belonging to the Basque Technology Park Network and funding of up to 500,000 euros.

The rest of four finalists are Klipworks, a Danish proposal which, with AWS web service technology, provides video content creators with access to and use of material generated by contributors; and the Spanish projects OWO Entertainment, developers of a haptic vest that reproduces physical sensations while watching a movie; Panoramic Plates, a service for shooting 360º moving backgrounds for film and television; and Raccorder, a mobile application for script supervisors encompassing all their tools in a single digital app for easy location of information on shoots.

The Basque Government, through its Department of Economic Development, Sustainability and Environment, promotes the Zinemaldia Startup Challenge, core initiative of the Zinemaldia & Technology event, organised by the San Sebastian Festival, Tecnalia and Tabakalera with the support of the applied research centre, Vicomtech. 

The event also receives the support of Creative Europe MEDIA through the European Film Forum initiative which objective is to strengthen and transform the European audiovisual industry. Zinemaldia & Technology is a strategic commitment by the San Sebastian Festival aiming to position itself as a reference space for reflecting on technological innovation in the audiovisual sector.


Zinemaldia Startup Challenge Award
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