Christopher: I think where I’d like to start specifically about the Jon Stewart project, but maybe, and this is your call, we can talk about it in a more general way. Ways of looking at producing an animation pipeline with really amazing turnaround times. First, the architecture of that, but then also the hardware piece because we focused first on the fastest workstation rendering solutions, then the fastest storage server solutions. As I recall, our NVMe Storage Server X10 for the week’s work, the Server Rack – X90-SE for archive using StableBit Drivepool. Creative was a 2D/3D hybrid, mixed reality and animation as well – can you just kind of talk about how that came to be, I think that would be a good place to start. Kind of bring us up to the present.
Jeffrey: Okay. I’ll cover pretty much what I’m allowed to talk about. Which is pretty much that I was approached a couple of years ago, saying that they were going to do a project with Jon Stewart and HBO. And it was going to be quick turnaround daily animation, so they’re going to release a funny animated short every day.
Pretty much everyone’s first reaction is that’s impossible or at least really complicated and expensive, if you want it to look good. They were wanting high quality animation and it was going to be streaming on HBO Now and Go, originally.
I was super excited by the challenge.