Canadian online educational institution offering entry-level and advanced programs for the animation, visual effects and video game industries receives its official accreditation from the accrediting body of British Columbia.
Category: Internet and Interactive
Rdio launches New Music Weekly, a campaign to bring together independent art and music, which kicks off with videos by Blacklist artists Holbrooks and Tendril.
Five new pilots join Annebots, Creative Galaxy and Tumbleaf kids shows already in full series production.
Aardman Animations partners with the Brunel’s SS Great Britain and the Science Museum to create an interactive experience for children of the Isambard Kingdom Brunel in Full Steam Ahead.
Therapy Studios helps put you in the driver’s seat with a new spy-themed interactive advertising experience, “Only the Name Remains,” created by Burrell Communications and produced by Tool of North America for the 2013 Toyota Avalon.
A movie version of the popular Dick Figures YouTube series, produced by Ed Skudder and Pixar veteran Zack Keller, is set for online release on September 17.
Aardman Animations partners with Trunki to create the family friendly PaddlePak app, available now on the App Store.
Autodesk announces the availability of Media & Entertainment support and learning content for its 2014 product line under Creative Commons licensing.
Cartoon Network and the Lego Group unveil the new Mixels franchise, which will feature animated content (primarily shorts), a rich digital gaming experience, a collectible building toy concept, plus much more, and is set to launch in 2014.
Cloud-based rendering services company Render Rocket will showcase a new, open source cloud-rendering application called Render Rocket LaunchPad and a new cloud resource management tool called Render Rocket Throttle at the Intel Studio Lounge at SIGGRAPH 2013.
Toon Goggles rolls out the latest major update to the Toon Goggles app on July 15, with an increased selection of no-cost content.
Ubisoft’s Rabbids head to Nickelodeon in an all new CG-animated series, Rabbids Invasion, premiering August 3.
AWN teams up with Caustic to host a giveaway this week on Twitter, with one lucky winner to receive a copy of the company’s popular ray-tracing software plug-in, Caustic Visualizer.
Antyx partners with GrowthAccelerator service to launch The Learning Monster Project, an interactive online learning experience for children.
Kids' TV veteran Joes Strike, author of AWN's The Miscweant blog, launches a Kickstarter campaign for The Incredible Hare.
Disney's most loyal fans will get a close-up look at an extensive collection of interactive experiences and merchandise at the 2013 D23 Expo, taking place August 9-11 at the Anaheim Convention Center.
Mac and PC users now have access to innovative 24/7 anime channel; new anime series “K” launches this summer, followed by the fall debuts of Puella Magi Madoka Magica and Magi.
yummico launches The Adventures of Ash & Ollie, a new e-book series written by Caroline Baron and illustrated by Traci Paige Johnson.
Moonscoop SA, the Paris-based animation house behind such children’s series as Chloe’s Closet and Code Lyoko, enters administration. The U.S.-based Moonscoop LLC, formerly Mike Young Productions, remains a separate entity and is unaffected by the activities of its French counterpart.
Mike Lazzo named Executive Vice President/Creative Director, Adult Swim, and Rob Sorcher named Executive Vice President/Chief Content Officer, Cartoon Network, as Cartoon Network and Adult Swim align content, digital and gaming into one area for each network.
The Japan Media Arts Festival Executive Committee announces the Call for Entries for the 17th Japan Media Arts Festival starting in 2014.