Electronic Arts’ BioWare studio has come a long way since first launching Mass Effect on the PC. What began as an epic single-player experience has expanded into a new cooperative gameplay mode with Mass Effect 3. Up to four players can engage in exclusive co-op firefights on top of the epic conclusion of the single player campaign.
Article Type: Interview
Special Guest: OIAF Animators' Picnic 2011 - Part 1
Joel and Alan bother legends of international animation as they try to eat, drink, and be wary at the Ottawa International Animation Festival 2011.
Live, from the Ottawa International Animation Festival 2011, entertainment's own comedy pangea, Dino Stamatopoulos, is paid to sit down with the very Joel Frenzer and Alan Foreman for the most overmodulated audiophonic conver-senation* about his animated series Morel Orel and Mary Shelley's Frankenhole. Topics include: writing for adult animated comedy while drinking, drinking for adult animated comedy while writing, star-shaped facial hair, adopting classical horror literary author names into titular innuendo forever linking them historically, and poutine.
The NFB’s latest nominated short proves once again that there’s more to like about the Great White North than maple syrup pie and Molson’s.
Director Enrico Casaroa and Producer Kevin Reher discuss the creative and production process behind the gentle and beautifully crafted La Luna.
The director of the NFB's Oscar-nominated short discusses his design challenges and personal inspiration.
Weta Digital’s CTO talks about the technological challenges of producing some of the most compelling and captivating performances in cinema today.
For a technology company to be successful, it must be able to not only deliver cutting-edge products, but also tailor those products for a marketplace and consumer demand that doesn’t yet necessarily exist. It’s enough to make you want to break out the crystal ball.
Terrence Masson talks about preparing educators and students through a pioneering new approach to interdisciplinary collaboration.
Wwe talk to Michael Mateas, associate professor of computer science at University of California, Santa Cruz, about the intersection of artificial intelligence, art and design -- and its impact on the future of technology.
The gaming industry is creating its own stars as they come even closer to motion pictures. Most notably known for his portrayal of Drake in the Uncharted franchise, North is the closest the gaming industry can come to a leading man. His resume is extensive having appeared in Batman: Arkham City as The Penguin, Assassin’s Creed as Desmond Miles, Prince Of Persia (as The Prince), & And Then There Were None as Patrick Narracott.
Creator Adam Reed’s spy-spoof deftly brings together espionage, workplace drama, dirty sex and automatic weapons. And turtlenecks.
ILM visual effects supervisor Ben Snow shares his insights on turning sultry underwater vixens into vicious battling mermaids, all in stereoscopic 3-D
The acclaimed director of Belle Epoque tells us about his first foray into animation and this very adult Spanish Oscar contender.