Fruit Ninja, the second most downloaded app of all time, is being turned into an animated series by The People’s Republic of Animation, with entertainment specialist CAKE coming on board to develop the new show.
Microsoft, twofifteen McCann and Smuggler team with MPC LA for an effects-driven campaign for Xbox game title Ryse: Son of Rome.
Culver City-based visual effects house Zoic Studios adds Casey Hupke as Art Director for Zoic’s commercial and games division.
Autodesk releases Maya LT 2014 Extension 2, which advances the workflows of indie game developers with support for Maya Embedded Language (MEL) scripting, new OBJ export options and improvements to HumanIK and IK Handle technology.
SIGGRAPH Asia 2013 wraps up with an emphasis on virtual and augmented reality; highlights include interactive technologies and education through animation, as well as the latest technologies.
BBH and director Noam Murro tap MPC to create a futuristic warzone in a promo for PS4’s Killzone: Shadow Fall.
The shortlist for the upcoming Kidscreen Awards, to be presented on the evening of February 11 during the annual Kidscreen Summit in New York,is revealed for all Programming and Broadcasting categories.
BBC Wales Interactive and CBBC tap Aardman Animations to create Eye of Bashtarr, a fun and fast-paced scrolling puzzle platform for the show Wizards Vs Aliens.
The Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film issues its final call for submissions to the 21st edition of the festival, to be held April 22-27, 2014; the deadline for submissions is December 1, 2013.
Join us at the FMX 2014 Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia April 23-26, 2013, Stuttgart, Germany.
Reel FX launches new interactive/mobile division with official ‘Free Birds’ movie app, ‘Baby Turkey Trouble.’
The deadline for submissions to the 2014 edition of the Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film is December 1, 2013.
Om Nom Stories, the animated short films based on the award winning game Cut the Rope, heads to CITV.
Creative studio Mill+, the concept, design and animation arm of VFX company The Mill, contributes its visually stunning cinematics to Activision’s blockbuster Call of Duty: Ghosts, the new installment in the global phenomenon Call of Duty series.
Autodesk releases the first extension for the 3D modeling and animation tool for indie and mobile game developers, Autodesk Maya LT.
Syfy launches new Syfygames.com to curate best online free-to-play games for science fiction, fantasy and supernatural genre fans; redesign will feature exclusive content for ‘Battlestar Galactica Online’ game.
Cartoon Connection Canada will take place October 28 to 31 at Loews Hôtel Le Concorde, with the side event Mini Pixel taking place October 29.
Critically acclaimed 2D/3D hybrid series The Amazing World of Gumball is nominated for two awards, alongside Strange Hill High and holiday specials Room on the Broom and The Snowman and The Snowdog, dedicated to the memory of animator John Coates.
CafeFX co-founder Jeff Barnes partners with Portland-based digital production and animation studio Bent Image Lab to oversee the company’s new Digital Media Group.