Microsoft is teaming with five productions houses for a series of seven short films called Halo Legends, reports the Los Angeles Times. The five production houses are some of the biggest names in the industry:
Bones, Casio Entertainment, Production I.G., Studio4 C, and Toei Animation.
The creative director overseeing the production is Shinji Aramaki, director of Appleseed and Appleseed Ex Machina. Microsoft has also roped in Warner Bros. to distribute Halo Legends on DVD and via digital platforms early next year.
Video game companies move onto Hollywood's turf [Los Angeles Times]