One month before FMX transforms into the watering hole for the Art, Technology and Business communities, Europe's most influential conference on digital entertainment announces enriching additions to its impressive lineup of speakers and media productions.
Unity Technologies reveals the latest version of the award-winning Unity multiplatform engine and development tools, Unity 5, which includes new features such as Enlighten real-time lighting system and physically-based shaders, at the Game Developers Conference.
Thirty-four animation projects from 10 countries -- including 14 series and 14 feature films -- are selected to participate in this year's Animation Production Day.
Shotgun Software announces the integration of its pipeline tools with Perforce to streamline game development team collaboration.
Led by Warner Bros. Entertainment and existing investors MK Capital, Redpoint Ventures and Google Capital, Machinima secures $18 million in financing.
Game developers and other Unity users can now enjoy the security, productivity and cost savings of an integrated, open source asset and workflow management system with the launch of TACTIC | aWare for Unit.
Morwenna Banks, Peppa Pig, BBC Olympics, The Amazing World of Gumball and an ad for Talk Talk are among the winners at the tenth British Animation Awards held Friday, March 7th, at the BFI Southbank.
Disney Interactive, the struggling video game and digital media subsidiary of Walt Disney Co., is cutting roughly 700 jobs worldwide.
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.
As part of the company’s transmedia strategy, Triggerfish Animation Studios partners with indie gaming outfit Sijo to release Khumba The Game.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment announces the release of Angry Birds Toons: Season One - Volume Two on to Blu-ray and DVD April 15.
With the general submissions deadline for SIGGRAPH 2014 only five days away, conference organizers issue a final call for entries.
Special guests at the 18th annual Animac to include British animator Chris Shepherd, Czech stop-motion master Jiří Barta, the makers of The Amazing World of Gumball, musician/animator tandem Péter Vacz and Joseph Wallace, Polish animator Piotr Szczepanowicz, and abstract Japanese animator Maya Yonesho, among others.
The year’s best work in children’s television is singled out and celebrated by the global kids entertainment industry at Kidscreen Summit in New York.
Ubisoft and Sony Pictures Entertainment to develop a full-length feature film based on the Rabbids, the irreverent, wacky characters from the popular TV series and video games.
Outfit7’s flagship property Talking Tom and Friends surpasses 1.5 billion global downloads with 500,000 subscribers to its YouTube channels and over 14 million fans engaging on Facebook.
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.
Program highlights for FMX 2014 -- ‘A Realtime Experience’ -- are announced, including Transmedia projects such as the award-winning game franchise The Walking Dead, the evolution of PDI/DreamWorks, game favorites such as Beyond: Two Souls, and more.
3D CG-animated feature film based on the hit PlayStation video game franchise enters production for early 2016 release.
Cartoon Network and The LEGO Group team up on a new global franchise Mixels, making its U.S. debut on multiple screens and platforms this February.
Rainmaker Entertainment and Blockade Entertainment partners with Cinema Management Group to take their new 3D CG animated feature Ratchet & Clank to the European Film Market in Berlin.
BRB Internacional heads to NATPE with the premiere of Invizimals, a series based on the successful PlayStation videogame saga.