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Walt Disney Animation Studios has created an open-technology web site, with the texture-mapping application Ptex being its first offering. Ptex was developed by WDAS principal software engineer Brent Burley for use in production-quality rendering. WDAS has also compiled a set of papers available on the site for sharing additional technical [...]
Ameba, an IPTV company operating out of Winnipeg, Canada, has announced the launch of a children’s entertainment portal that will deliver hundreds of hours of ad-free programming to televisions through the internet. The company has taken delivery of the proprietary set-top boxes that will enable users to access its library [...]
MTV Networks China and CCTV.com have teamed up to launch an online destination in China featuring Nickelodeon-branded streaming video at Nick.CCTV.com. According to Cynopsis Kids, the site will be supported by advertising and include at launch episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants, online games and wallpapers, with additional series such as Dora [...]
Japanese iPhone app maker Appliya has struck a deal with American anime importer FUNimation to create iPhone and iPod Touch anime apps for fans in North America. The first release under the deal is Fullmetal Alchemist: State Alchemy Exam, available now exclusively at the iTunes App Store for $1.99. The [...]
Ozone Inc. is stepping into the iPhone game. The Boston-based animation studio, best known for its Emmy-winning animated web series It’s Jerrytime!, has released the arcade shooter 3rd Planet for the iPhone. The game is a 2D/3D side-scrolling game in which the player is an alien pilot scooping up humans. [...]
Titan Publishing’s Wallace & Gromit digital comic has recorded more than 500,000 downloads of its first free app for the iPhone in the United Kingdom. The digital comic was released Nov. 7 and has reached No. 3 spot overall for free apps. The four paid-app episodes of the comic have [...]
The Canadian Cultural Society of the Deaf and marblemedia have launched the first children’s animated dictionary of American Sign Language, with the prototype now available online at www.aslphabet.com. The project allows deaf children to look up words in their own primary language of ASL along with the English counterpart. The [...]
Jay Malone’s animated short Santa Intervention won this year’s Fox-Aniboom Holiday Animation Challenge, earning the Los Angeles animator a $15,000 prize and a development deal. Malone’s short was chosen as the grand-prize winner by a panel of Fox executives. ‘Santa Intervention captured the unique and edgy spirit of Fox’s animated [...]
Live Music, a short CG-animated film created by Facebook users, debuted simultaneously this weekend in theaters and in Apple’s iTunes Store. The short film is playing in theaters in front of the Sony animated feature Planet 51 on some 500 digital screens nationwide. Created by a Facebook group of more [...]
That icon of British sci-fi TV Doctor Who is getting animated in a new 3D animated series created by Littleloud. The six-part series of six-minute segments stars David Tennant and will premiere online on BBC Red Button starting Nov. 21 and on the Doctor Who website. The full series, then [...]