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Licensing Expo Redux

Licensing Expo took over Las Vegas this week, which means news of many new toon tie-ins coming to shelves around the worlds! Here’s a brief run-down. Among the LIMA 2018 International ... Continue Reading →
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FMX Adds VFX Talks on ‘Ready Player One,’ ‘The Last Jedi’

In less than two weeks, the FMX 2018 conference on animation, effects, games and immersive media returns to Stuttgart (Apr. 24-27). As plans are finalized, organizers announce that ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Netflix Dates ‘Unfortunate Events’ S2, ‘Slender Man’ Trailer, Frame-A-Day Animation & More

Here’s What Happens If You Draw 1 Frame of Animation Every Day for an Entire Year Titmouse animator/storyboard revisionist James Sugrue took a piecemeal approach to making time for ... Continue Reading →
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Popular Shorts May Lead to ‘Overwatch’ Animated Feature

Blizzard Entertainment is open to the idea of a feature-length project inspired by its hit sci-fi MOFPS Overwatch, thanks to enthusiastic fan response to its online animated shorts. ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Licensing Expo

Continuing coverage of the announcements coming out of the Las Vegas Licensing Expo and related industry this week. Prior snippets can be found here. + Activision Blizzard Consumer ... Continue Reading →
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Making Money from Free Games, Part 3

This is the third in a series of articles on a hot topic for game animators and designers at the recent GDC: How to make money from free-to-play games with perception pricing, the psychology ... Continue Reading →
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House of Moves Gets Creative Boost from OMG Buyout

L.A.-based motion-capture and animation studio House of Moves announces the close of a management-led buyout from parent company OMG plc, effective as of last week. House of Moves CEO ... Continue Reading →