Skywriter Media and Entertainment Group has finalized a deal with E1 Entertainment to launch The Raccoons, Season One on Apple's iTunes US, it was announced today by Kevin Gillis, CEO of Skywriter.
Category: Mobile and Wireless
When I first started aggregating content and approached my colleagues in the animation industry looking for distribution rights I would get very blank looks or often silence on the end of the phone as in the hearts and minds of most content providers the mobile was still essentially considered a device for making phone calls. That has changed significantly in the last few years. But ever-the-less the animated made4mobile content business has not become as significant as I anticipated.
HIT Entertainment, a leading provider of quality children's entertainment and owner of the world's #1 preschool brand, Thomas & Friends, is marking Thomas & Friends' 65th anniversary with all new digital extensions.
Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced today that marketing and advertising industry veteran Eric Hirshberg has been named Chief Executive Officer of Activision Publishing, effective September 7, 2010.
Framestore and Nokia today launched a competition inviting amateur animators and VFX enthusiasts to contribute ideas for an exciting new special effect for their new project, FX Studio.
As it kicks off its eighth successful season on PBS KIDS GO! (check local listings), the daily animated math series Cyberchase will engage kids in a whole new way with Lucky Star, an application for SMART Board interactive whiteboards.
The Walt Disney Studios has launched a new Disney Movies app, exclusively for the Apple iPad, that lets users discover more about current and classic Disney movies.
Starting today, the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) has its own iPad app, available free of charge at the iTunes Store or at the NFB's download page at NFB.ca.
Interactive entertainment company Ludia and Classic Media, a global media company with a portfolio of some of the world’s leading kids, family and pop-culture brands, including Where’s Waldo?, Casper the Friendly Ghost and Lassie, today announced the availability of Where’s Waldo? The Fantastic Journey for iPad in HD on the App Store worldwide.
THQ Inc. announced today that a slate of video games based on DreamWorks' Megamind, the forthcoming feature film from DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc., are currently in development for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system, PSP (PlayStation Portable) system, Wii and Nintendo DS.
Capcom Mobile, a leading developer and publisher of mobile games, and Classic Media, a global media company with a portfolio of some of the world’s leading kids, family and pop-culture brands, including Where’s Waldo?, Casper the Friendly Ghost and Lassie, today announce the release of the Where’s Waldo? In Hollywood, the sequel to last year’s top-selling mobile phone game.
VARIETY reports that an NPD Group study states that extreme gamers make up 4% of the gamers in the U.S.
Multi-tasking on the computer these days is enough to spread anyone's brain cells out pretty thin. Throw in our so-called 'smart' phones, iPods, etc, and what are our chances of getting any work done?
Image Metrics, Inc. (OTC BB: IMGX), a leading provider of facial animation technology and services for the entertainment industry, today announced that it has joined TIGA, the United Kingdom's leading games industry trade association.
Veteran animator and story artist Randy Cartwright (BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG) has created the Animation Timer, a new iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad app.
HP and Palm, Inc. (NASDAQ: PALM) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which HP will purchase Palm, a provider of smartphones powered by the Palm webOS mobile operating system, at a price of $5.70 per share of Palm common stock in cash or an enterprise value of approximately $1.2 billion.
VARIETY reports that San Diego's Tourism Marketing District board is offering Comic-Con hotel tax revenue as an incentive to stay in the city.
The Supreme Court will take on a case regarding the reinstatement of California's ban on violent videogame sales to minors, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
Game publisher Sega will restructure its Western operations, which will end up cutting jobs and move the company toward digital distribution, reports MCVUK.com.
THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) today announced plans to bring The Last Airbender video game exclusively to the Wii system and Nintendo DS/Nintendo DSi systems in June 2010.
Natsume, a worldwide developer and publisher of family-oriented videogames, announced today that Cheer We Go for the Nintendo DST is now available at retail for an MSRP of $19.99.
Univision Interactive Media and CBS Interactive’s GameSpot are teaming on the Spanish-lingo game site, Univision.com, according to THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.
VARIETY reports that the Indian government will form the National Center of Excellence in Animation, Gaming and Visual Effects in Mumbai, announced by Ambika Soni, the minister of information and broadcasting.