Red Oxygen studios is an experience hub for a transmedia world.
As pioneers of innovative broadcast and gaming formats, we’re always looking for what’s next.

 

 

 

Red Oxygen studios is an experience hub for a transmedia world.
As pioneers of innovative broadcast and gaming formats, we’re always looking for what’s next.

 

 

 

Red Oxygen maximises the strengths of an international award-winning production house and Africa’s first game development company. As pioneers of innovative broadcast and gaming formats, we’re always looking for what’s next. Our repertoire explores novel, as well as tried and tested, forms of storytelling as we continue to blur the lines between digital and real, opening gaming and geek culture up to a broader audience.

Founded by international award-winning production company, Combined Artistic Productions, and Africa’s long-standing videogame development company, Celestial Games, Red Oxygen is currently producing content for several international broadcasters as we trail blaze creative ways to celebrate and highlight this space.

Background


Combined Artistic Productions
produces ±160 hours of broadcast television every year and is best known for the long-standing investigative journalism series Carte Blanche, which has received over 200 local and international awards. Combined Artistic Productions also broke new ground in a legal first with a court ruling to broadcast the Oscar Pistorius Trial. A Carte Blanche Channel was created to give viewers in South Africa access to balanced, round-the-clock coverage, as well as exclusive documentaries, profiles, and in-depth expert analysis. In addition, Combined Artistic Productions has produced numerous large-scale live events, current affairs programmes, reality TV, short format documentaries, and interactive live TV content.

Celestial Games was the first company in Africa to produce and sell computer games locally and internationally. Known for its titles such as Toxic Bunny and The Tainted, Celestial is one of the top-rated gaming companies in Africa with more than 20 years game development experience and 10 years eSports experience. Celestial Games has published games through EA and is developing the first eSports title to come out of Africa – Battle Arena Drones (BAD).

Through our combined expertise, Red Oxygen is producing ambitious, and diverse gaming and geek culture projects for various platforms.

Through the content it produces, Red Oxygen aims to assist in creating a self-sustaining gaming and geek culture ecosystem for brands to plug into. Red Oxygen is also active in boosting and enabling partnership opportunities for economic development across Africa, through projects in schools, universities and development hubs.