As part of HarperCollins’ ongoing product strategy to create “living and breathing” experiences for consumers, the publisher taps Aardman Digital to create The Hobbit: Official Visual Companion App, an app designed to accompany the film experience of Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.
Category: Mobile and Wireless
Daredevil Development and Walker Books announce the launch of the first ever Tilly and Friends iOS app, featuring over 30 mini-games based on the CBeebies series.
Reel FX’s new app Baby Turkey Trouble, based on the animated feature Free Birds, reaches a landmark 100,000 downloads in less than a month.
eyeball designs an interactive album app, John Lennon: The Bermuda Tapes, which chronicles the former Beatle's life-changing trip to Bermuda in June 1980.
Global computer graphics technology developer ARM acquires game lighting company Geomerics for an undisclosed amount in an agreement that enables the company to accelerate its development in mobile graphics.
Through a partnership with the Against Malaria Foundation, Emmy award-winning production company Psyop creates its first video game, Nightmare: Malaria.
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.
Creative studio Imaginary Forces adds Christopher Harrington as Director of User Experience and Technology, reporting to Executive Producer and General Manager Gabriel Marquez.
Updated app allows storytellers of all ages to animate and share creations from their iPads directly to YouTube and Tumblr.
How could you possibly improve on Richard William’s groundbreaking Animator’s Survival Kit book? Make it into an iPad app.
Massive changes in entertainment programming and distribution leave no doubt the Digital Revolution is sweeping the globe.
Disney’s Sheriff Callie's Wild West will premiere on WATCH Disney Junior app for smartphones and tablets, and online November 24.
Autodesk releases the first extension for the 3D modeling and animation tool for indie and mobile game developers, Autodesk Maya LT.
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.
Latest versions of iStopMotion for Mac and iStopMotion for iPad now include support for animated GIF export; iStopMotion for iPad offers new preference options ideal for school and workshop settings.
LivoBooks announces the availability of the new app, Welcome to the Vampire's Lair...If You Dare, on the iTunes store.
VIZ Media launches Hello Kitty: Here We Go!, a new original title centered around the theme of travel.
Magic Light Pictures announces the first Room on the Broom interactive app based on the book by Julia Donaldson.