Taking Games Seriously at GDC

The 2009 Game Developers Conference started Monday with a focus on specialty videogames, such as mobile games, casual games and serious games (games used primarily for non-entertainment ... Continue Reading →

Grant Munro Honored with Retrospectives, New DVD

This evening at 6:00 p.m. the Museum of Modern Art will present a retrospective of the works of National Film Board of Canada animation pioneer Grant Munro, in honor of his eightieth ... Continue Reading →

Anime Network Expands With RCN VOD

The Anime Network, the first all-anime programmer in North America, has extended its agreement with RCN Corp. and will be available to subscribers of RCN’s Impulse on DemandSM ... Continue Reading →

CaféFX Masters and Commands Realism

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World brought a number of challenges to director Peter Weir, who collaborated with CaféFX to reinvent locations. Based on Patrick O’Brian’s ... Continue Reading →

Simon Philips Is New Managing Director of 4Kids Int’l

Simon Philips succeeds retiring Clive Hill as managing director of 4Kids Ent. Int’l Ltd. In 2003 Philips was appointed to the LIMA board of directors as the international representative, ... Continue Reading →

Star Wars: Clone Wars Debuts Tonight

Star Wars fans will be watching Cartoon Network closely tonight as Genndy Tartakovsky’s (Samurai Jack, Dexter’s Laboratory) long-awaited Clone Wars “microseries” ... Continue Reading →

S4C Commissions Two Shorts from Blunt

Welsh-language broadcaster S4C has commissioned two short films from stop-motion studio Blunt Pictures. In preparation is the soup comedy Canned Heat and a Gulf War goof titled The ... Continue Reading →

NVIDIA’s QUADRO FX 3000

The latest addition to the NVIDIA Quadro graphics-card family is the new QUADRO FX 3000 for high-end digital animation and professional video solutions. With relatively good graphic ... Continue Reading →

PorchLight Licenses Jay Jay to Briarpatch

Under a new licensing agreement, Briarpatch is developing a series of bookshelf, card and travel games based on the award-winning 3D series Jay the Jet Plane, co-produced by PorchLight ... Continue Reading →

Classic Media’s Big Idea Buy Goes Through

Classic Media LLC’s purchase of Big Idea Prods. was confirmed by the Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois. While Classic had already put up more than $7 million ... Continue Reading →