Autodesk Re-renders AREA Online Community

Autodesk has upgraded and re-launched its AREA online community for digital artists. The new version of the site ‘ now compatible with standard browsers running on Windows, Mac ... Continue Reading →

Piracy Kills One Piece Simulcast

Toei Animation has pulled its plans to stream an online simulcast of new episodes of the anime series One Piece due to an episode being stolen from the FUNimation Entertainment servers ... Continue Reading →

E3 News: Sony, Nintendo Move on Gear, Game Titles

Videogame giants Sony and Nintendo kicked off the first day of E3 by announcing a slew of new titles and more than a few twists on the hardware as they looked to gain favor with the ... Continue Reading →

E3 Returns With New Maturity, Same Old Excitement

E3′s return to the Los Angeles Convention Center this year is also a return to the show’s roots. Once known for its big splashy displays, scantily clad booth babes and eardrum-challenging ... Continue Reading →

Autodesk Leads Middleware Talk at E3

The flashy side of E3 ‘ which officially will return next year June 15-17 ‘ gets most of the attention at the annual confab, but there’s plenty of serious business ... Continue Reading →

Advent Buys Out Foundry Management

Advent Venture Partners has bought out the management of The Foundry, backing CEO Bill Collis and the original founders in a deal that sees the sale of the shareholdings of previous ... Continue Reading →

Lynx, CalArts Youth Screenings Set for June 6

A pair of unique animation screening events are set for the Los Angeles area this Saturday, June 6. The Missing Lynx, an animated film from Spain that won that nation’s Goya Award ... Continue Reading →

Bakugan Wins Top Licensing Awards

Intl. Licensing Industry Merchandisers Assoc. (LIMA) named Bakugan the Overall Best Licensed Program of the year at the Licensing Show on Tuesday night. Corus Ent., Cartoon Network ... Continue Reading →

Fremantle to Distribute Balloonatiks Feature

Fremantle Corp. has signed on as the worldwide distributor for Animagic Entertainment’s burgeoning animated kids franchise, The Balloonatiks. The deal includes a full-length feature ... Continue Reading →

Land of Lost Looks to Upend Up

Comedy is charging the box office, with Land of the Lost hoping a mix of adventure and laughs will pop Up’s balloon and rise to the top of the heap. The Brad Silberling (10 Items ... Continue Reading →