Disney Interactive, the struggling video game and digital media subsidiary of Walt Disney Co., is cutting roughly 700 jobs worldwide.
Category: Digital Media
DreamWorks Animation-owned AwesomenessTV hires former Disney digital marketing exec T.J. Marchetti as chief marketing officer.
Program highlights are announced for FMX 2014, including a series of talks dedicated to ‘Disruptive Education,” feature presentations on Oscar winner Frozen and international film project The Physician, as well as renowned personalities such as Star Wars Concept Designer Christian Gossett and Oscar-winning Animator Chris Landreth.
Jim Babcock is promoted to vice president, consumer marketing for Adult Swim, where he will oversee development of show launch strategies and execution for all original and acquired programming for the network, as well as branded games and apps from Adult Swim Digital.
Framestore teams with Wieden + Kennedy Portland to create “The Power of Hair,” a new digital experience for Old Spice.
Smith Micro launches MotionArtistTV interactive platform for the digital artist community; introducing the Web’s new digital canvas for interactive HTML5 storytelling.
Disney teams with Google to premiere the 38 minute stop-motion short film, Blank: A Vinylmation Love Story, on Google Play.
Submission deadlines for the Annecy International Film Festival and Market are here; MIFA’s Head of Projects, Géraldine Baché, discusses the special focus and new vigor of the MIFA Pitch Sessions.
Big voices in children’s digital media have signed on for the third annual iKids conference including Keith Malone, Chris Waldron, Jens Peter de Pedro, and Majora Carter.
Organizers for SIGGRAPH’s 41st International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques issue a call for submissions.
Google marks New Year's Eve with a doodle that shows 2013 disco dancing while 2014 waits patiently for its turn.