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Category: Mobile and Wireless
Launch of new educational mobile game from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt marks 30th anniversary of the iconic criminal mastermind adored by millions of children and nostalgic adults alike.
Prizes for annual animation competition hosted on mobile devices include the Wacom Cintiq 13HD 13.3” Creative Pen & Touch Display, GoPro HERO4 BLACK 4K Action Camera, and Wacom Intuos pro Special Edition.
Genius Brands International teams with Fat Red Couch to release first mobile app for animated children’s series available on Public Broadcasting Stations throughout the U.S.
‘Stick Man: Helping Santa’ app coincides with BBC Christmas film based on the children’s book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler.
Monster Entertainment launches interactive content service Curious World; announces first deal with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
First introduced as a Webby Award-winning app in 2012, whimsical world of ‘The Numberlys’ expanded for Amazon Video pilot.
Digital studio Reel FX teams up with WWE and Samsung to give wrestling fans an immersive, ringside look into the highly anticipated yearly SummerSlam PPV event.
Cogswell student-designed virtual reality app is named Best in Show by Google’s 2015 Project Tango Developer competition.
Creative studio wins awards for Best in Mobile VR for ‘Google Shop at Currys VR Tour’ and Best VR Based on Cinematic and Television Experience for ‘The Strain.’
ITV Studios Global Entertainment launching mobile game for CG-animated ‘Thunderbirds Are Go’ series.
Rovio Entertainment appoints new agent partners for ‘Angry Birds’ franchise across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Kids learning and entertainment platform launches new French-language app; adds eOne’s ‘Peppa Pig’ and ‘Les Musiques de Mouk’ from French animation studio Millimages.
Nexus director Felix Masse is in the Google Spotlight as he joins a stable of internationally acclaimed filmmakers creating 360-degree immersive storytelling experiences for mobile platforms.
Available internationally in more than 100 countries, U.K.-based kids learning and entertainment app partners with Samsung to provide an exclusive offer to Galaxy device owners.
Aside from the teams working on ‘The Angry Birds Movie’ in the U.S. and Canada, job cuts will affect the entire organization.
ftrack 3.2 comes out next week with new API and customizable Workflows, as well as an app to come later in the year.
Unique virtual reality experience is first to sync six viewers wirelessly and offer real-time vision-distorting effects to heighten suspense.
Directed by James Ford Murphy, Pixar’s newest short ‘LAVA’ is currently in theaters playing ahead of Pete Docter’s ‘Inside Out.’
Animated preschool series created by Angela C. Santomero and produced by Out of the Blue Enterprises launches in the U.S., U.K. and Germany on Friday, August 14.
Previously developed for Android phones, immersive, 360-degree interactive animated films from Jan Pinkava, Glen Keane, Mark Oftedal and Justin Lin are now available on the iPhone and iPad.