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Hero: 108 is getting into online gaming and is offering a 16 GB Apple iPad as a prize to players to reach level 25 during the open beta. The massive multiplayer online game is now in open beta, with a commercial launch set for the end of summer. The open [...]
The National Film Board of Canada has arrived on the iPad. The organization has made the app available to users of the tablet computer device free of charge through the Apple iTunes store and the NFB’s download page at nfb.ca. The app allows users to watch more than 1,000 films [...]
Distributor Coolabi has cut a deal to make three classic children’s TV properties available through through Apple’s iTunes store. Bagpuss, Clangers and Ivor the Engine have all entered the top-five in the kids’ store chart for iTunes within days of their release. ‘By tapping into the huge iTunes market with [...]
DC Comics has announced a digital publishing initiative that will make its popular comic book titles available through dedicated applications on the iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and through Sony’s PlayStation Network for the PSP. DC’s entry into digital publishing comes after much speculation about when and how the publisher would [...]
France Televisions has acquired a trio of 3D animated series to broadcast on its website, according to Variety. The series are: ‘ Charlot, based on the films of Charlie Chaplin, this 104 x 6 min. series is set up at Method Animation and co-produced by MK2 and DQ Entertainment. ‘ [...]
The internet campaign to get octogenarian actress Betty White to host Saturday Night Live paid off when she appeared on the show May 9 ‘ and voice over artist Bob Bergen is hoping the same strategy can land June Foray a part in Sony’s new feature film The Smurfs. Bergen, [...]
Toymaker Mattel has announced a new franchise called Monster High that will roll out across multiple platforms, including animated entertainment. Monster High is aimed at tween and teen girls and is about the descendants of some of the world’s most famous monsters attending high school just for them. Mattel has [...]
You may not know Hong Kong-based Next Media Animation by name, but if you’ve watched the news in the past six months or check out YouTube clips regularly, you have certainly seen their ‘ripped from the headlines’ handiwork. Next Media was first thrown into the spotlight last December when their [...]
It was just about 30 years ago that Darth Vader and the Empire routed the Rebels at Hoth in The Empire Strikes Back ‘ and now JibJab is letting people put themselves in the movie. Thanks to a deal with Lucasfilm, the online animation site lets users upload photos of [...]
If you missed the 37th annual Annie Awards back in February, you now have a chance to catch up. A web cast of the ceremony, broken into 15 segments, is now available online at the awards’ website, www.annieawards.org. The awards were hosted by William Shatner, and featured special tributes to [...]