Created in 1994, nWave Digital, the production arm of nWave Pictures is a state-of-the-art 3D animation studio based in Brussels, Belgium. nWave creates 3D stereoscopic feature films, 2D/3D large format films, and has a library of over 100 3D/4D theme park attractions and ride simulation films distributed worldwide.
nWave’s first feature film ;"Fly Me to the Moon 3D" (2008) follows three young house-flies hitching a ride on the Apollo 11 mission to the Moon. It represented a turning point for cinema by becoming the first ever animated movie created for 3D.
With the release of "Sammy's Adventures" I & II, nWave established its position in the animated feature film business. These two films feature a lovable cast of characters, and continue to delight audiences around the world.
In 2013 the company premiered two more films: "African Safari 3D", a live-action feature documentary that immerses viewers in an extraordinary journey across Africa; and "The House of Magic 3D", an engaging story of one small cat's quest for a home of his own.
Soon after, nWave completed "Robinson Crusoe". This 3D animated feature film tells the story of Robinson Crusoe, shipwrecked on his island, from the perspective of an adventurous parrot called Tuesday. 2017 saw the release of "The Son Of Bigfoot", in which Adam (a solitary teenager) sets out to uncover the mystery behind his long-lost dad. His quest leads him to discover that his father is none other than the legendary Bigfoot!
nWave’s latest animated feature film, "The Queen’s Corgi", is currently being released worldwide. Its main character, a Corgi named Rex, has lived a life of luxury since his arrival at Buckingham Palace. Top dog, he has superseded his three fellow Corgis in Her Majesty’s heart. However, after causing a diplomatic incident, Rex falls into disgrace. Betrayed by one of his peers, Rex becomes a stray dog in the streets of London. How can he redeem himself? In love, he will find the resources to surpass himself in the face of great danger…
There is never a dull moment with nWave. The animation studio released Bigfoot Family, the sequel to "The Son of Bigfoot”, in August 2021. The film was released exclusively by Netflix in all English speaking territories on February 26, 2021 and became one of the first European film to ever reached the top of the Netflix chart at the same time in the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland and the UK. It was the most watched film on Netflix in the US for an entire week.
nWave is currently half way through the production of its next feature in collaboration with Sony Pictures. The very ambitious “Chickenhare”, an epic adventure story about an hybrid chicken and hare character, will be released in 2022. It will be followed by “Don”, the story of Don Quixote de La Mancha set in Central Park New York.
If you’d like to apply for a position at nWave, you must provide a CV, demo reel and breakdown of your specific work.
Applications should be submitted to the following email address firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the subject line.: the POSITION you are applying for + your NAME
Brussels is quite affordable compared to other major European cities.
Here’s a popular real estate website to give you an idea of available housing:
The city is divided into 19 communes. Here are the communes and neighborhoods closest to nWave which is located in Forest:
• Forest (postal code 1190)
• Uccle (1180), Churchill, Bascule, Altitude Cent
• Ixelles (1050), Place Louise, Place Stephanie, Ma Campagne, Chatelain area, Bascule
• Saint Gilles (1060), between La Barierre de St. Gilles and Ma Campagne
New recruits will receive nWave’s welcome package which contains lots of useful information to help you settle into life here quickly.
Visit http://www.justlanded.com/english/Belgium for an overview of living and working in Brussels.
Medical insurance is mandatory for everyone in Belgium. In the case of employees, contributions are paid by the employer and deducted from your gross salary. Freelancers pay into a social security fund for the self-employed.
There are many health insurance companies, most of which you can register with on-line. There is usually a 6 month grace period, so it is important to arrive in Belgium with medical coverage of your own for the first 6 months.
Here is an example of a Mutuelle:
In addition to world-famous chocolate, over 800 beers and one of the most beautiful main squares in Europe, Brussels is also recognized as the headquarters of the European Union. Here’s everything you need to know about living and working in Brussels: