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GDC 2018: Tools for Better Storytelling

A common mistake that game (and movie) designers make is ignoring basic storytelling elements. It bears repeating: What is the story of your game? If it’s only a series of scenes, ... Continue Reading →
2018 Quirino Award winners

Quirino Awards Announces Its Inaugural Winners

The first edition of the Quirino Awards for Ibero-American Animation were held Saturday evening in Tenerife, Spain, celebrating the amazing talent and creativity of producers on both ... Continue Reading →
AstroLOLogy

MIPTV: Imira Adds Two Short-Form Toons to Slate

Spain’s Imira Entertainment has acquired two new short format series for its distribution slate ahead of MIPTV in Cannes: AstroLOLogy from Lemon Sky, and Buck & Buddy from Lil ... Continue Reading →
One Thousand and One Animals

MIPTV: Haruworks Brings Its First Two Toons to Cannes

Finland-based animation start-up Haruworks will be debuting its first two series at MIPTV (April 9-11): One Thousand and One Animals and Everyone’s Invited. Founder & CEO Nick ... Continue Reading →
Tad, the Lost Explorer and the Secret of King Midas

Inaugural Ibero-American Quirino Confab Kicks Off This Week

This Friday and Saturday, April 6-7, the Ibero-American animation community will gather in Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Spain) for the first edition of the Quirino Awards, Coproduction Forum ... Continue Reading →
Bitz and Bob

Boat Rocker Sails to MIPTV with 200+ Hours of Content

Global content distributor Boat Rocker Rights is setting course for MIPTV (April 9-11) with a slate of over 200 hours of award-winning kids & family content and factual programming. Boat ... Continue Reading →
Dove Self-Esteem Project and Steven Universe

Dove Forms Global Self-Esteem Pact with CN’s ‘Steven Universe’

Dove has formed a two-year, global partnership with Cartoon Network’s acclaimed Steven Universe property to educate young people on body confidence through the animated show’s themes ... Continue Reading →
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GDC 2018: An Overview of the Show

The Game Developers Conference for 2018 set a record attendance of over 28,000 to fill up the entire Moscone Center in San Francisco. With 20 or more events going on simultaneously ... Continue Reading →
Holly's Day at the Pool

Downtown Burbank Arts Fest Highlights Animation

In just under two weeks, 200 award-winning artists from around the US and some 20,000 visitors will mingle at the annual Downtown Burbank Arts Festival, taking place Saturday and Sunday, ... Continue Reading →
Night in the Woods

GDC 2018: The Best Independent Games

The 20th Annual Independent Games Festival (IGF) Awards were one of the highlights at this year’s Game Developers Conference. Whereas it’s great to see awards handed to AAA game ... Continue Reading →