Processor Giant on Global Search for a Few Good Animators

To highlight the debut of its newest processor technology in late September, chipmaker AMD is on a fast worldwide search for the best non-commercial animated and CGI work it can find. Eligible ... Continue Reading →

Cartoon Net Gets Another Prime Kid’s Win

The dog days of summer got off to a good start for Cartoon Network. In the first week of August, the net was in first place in all ad-supported cable in both total day and prime time ... Continue Reading →

PC Widescreen Signs On With Nvidia

Looking to steal some thunder from Apple’s popular widescreen PowerBook, computer-maker Hewlett-Packard has chosen to power the graphics on its new 17-inch notebook with a Nvidia ... Continue Reading →

Journey Publishing, Digital Video Team Is Academic

Journey Publishing Inc., a subsidiary of Journey Education Marketing Inc., has teamed up with Digital Video, creators of Toonz animation tools, to offer TAB 2.0, a new paperless animation ... Continue Reading →

Magix Cuts Price, Complexity of PC Editing

Where only a few years ago digital editing software was well beyond the resources of the average consumer, now consumer-versions of pro packages are not only inexpensive, they’re ... Continue Reading →

3Com Gigabit Ethernet Technology Goes Hollywood

Just as ever-cheaper storage space and chip-speed made it possible for boutique EFX houses to compete with the big guys in the 1990s, now economical high-speed data transfer technologies ... Continue Reading →

Realnetworks Listens In Rhapsody

The company that brought you the software to play video on your home computer is getting into the music business. RealNetworks Inc. has announced the completion of its acquisition of ... Continue Reading →

Big Blue Joins Food Fight With Threshhold

Convergence may have been over-hyped as a consumer concept a few years back, but as a corporate business model in a digital age it’s hotter than ever. TVs still make lousy computers ... Continue Reading →

Graphics Card Maker on The Make

The competition between computer graphics card makers to be ubiquitous in the PC world has jumped outside the box and into your cell phone. Or it soon will. Santa Clara-based nVidia ... Continue Reading →

Kodak Continues Digital Shift

With Kodak’s film business continuing to shrink as digital solutions infringe upon both the consumer and professional sides of the business, execs saw a need to re-brand the company ... Continue Reading →