in 1999, Studio 21 is a private Hungarian enterprise, which supplies Hungarian
animation, broadcast postproduction, film and effect studios as well as
interior designers and visualization studios with software, hardware and
training. We specialize on animation and effect software solutions, studio
systems, realtime and big-capacity storage solutions and networks.
Studio21 management consists of Gabor Bakos (managing director) and » Peter
Kaiser (technical director), who both have a solid production background.
The company employs 8 full time staff in the sales and support area, and
another 4 part timers are working on testing and developing tasks.
business profile of the company focuses on three major areas:
Software distribution (3d animation-, effect- and editing software)
System development, sales and support for Hungarian studios and production
Software training (Discreet Training Center) » Discreet Website
Studio21 Solution Center
Studio21 Solution Center focuses on trading animation, effect and editing
software and hardware solutions and on the respective support activities.
Distributed software include Adobe, Autodesk, Avid, Discreet, Macromedia,
RealVIZ, Soft Image and Toon Boom products. Distributed hardware tools
include 3Dlabs, Apple, Art Render, Bluefish444, Boxx tech, Cybermind,
Iiyama, Matrox, Nvidia, Silicon Graphics and Wacom products.
a result of our work a broad network of contacts with Hungarian studios
and production companies has been established. Our company takes part
in several beta testing programs of the major animation and effect software
have developed a young and talented professional team that is also able
to implement new software and hardware technologies in a short time.
market develops in an all-comprehensive way. The basis of our marketing
activity is an up-to-date database with contacts to all major Hungarian
players in the domestic post production and animation market. Continuously
we appear in the respective Hungarian media and we have good connections
with the press and other advertising companies. Yearly we inform the Hungarian
expert community with 5000 direct mails.
also publish our own "Design21" magazine 6 times a year, with
complex functions of distributing specialized information and advertisement
in the field of animation. The magazine also has an on-line version. Other
marketing activities involve 2 major events with ca. 400-500 guests each
and 20-25 smaller events.
sales activities are structured as follows: Each of our product line is
managed by a dedicated sales manager and coordinated by the general manager.
In this way a unified and adherent market policy is ensured. To the next
line of professionals in sales belong the technicians, engineers and support
experts connected to the individual product. These people are coordinated
by the technical director. This group delivers the actual and detailed
solutions according to the client’s needs together with consulting and
with one of Hungary's largest banks, we have successfully established
a financial construction for the investment in high-value computer systems.
Thus we can help our clients to finance with Hungary's cheapest leasing
construction for the time being. Currently we are building up relations
to western European co-operations for financing technology and production.
These constructions will allow Hungarian enterprises short of capital
to establish themselves in a competitive market position.
a logical continuation of the established base of Hungarian business partners
and the accumulated knowledge in the field of post production, effect,
and 3D animation, we are offering consulting and active outsourcing as
a new service in our portfolio.
post production and animation houses now can receive valuable information
about the Hungarian production base and establish stable contacts for
further information please visit the » Studio21
Solution Center website.
The Studio21 Training Center
Studio21 Training Center deals with the training and support of
the traded software. It adds and supplements the service activities
of Studio21 in a unique way. We offer a wide range of courses providing
master training in Discreet, Autodesk, Avid, AliaWavefront, Adobe,
Toon Boom and Macromedia software as well as providing modular training
in 3ds max, Combustion, Character Studio, Photoshop, Flash, Director
and Maya in more than 50 different courses.
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Studio21 Training Center also provides full BA courses in 3D Animation,
Digital Film and Post Production, DTP and Multimedia, Architectural
& Interior Design and CAD. The state accreditation of these
courses, are presently under way.
the mean time we are also busy setting up a European training reseller
network as well as a national network and expect a strong development
of the training center in the near future. In the last two years
over 500 people took part in our trainings with the largest number
of participating CG specialists in Hungary.
further information please visit the » Studio21
Training Center website or see it as it was in my time [« view
it ] (offline
also publish professional books and our own "Design21" magazine
6 times a year, with complex functions of distributing specialized information
and advertisement in the field of animation. The magazine also has an
on-line version, which has immediately become to biggest Cg on-line community
further information please visit the » Design21 website.