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DHX, Tencent Strike Multiseries Streaming Deal

DHX Media has licensed more than 450 half-hours of kids’ content to leading Chinese entertainment and social media platform Tencent. The multi-year deal covers DHX’s new Inspector ... Continue Reading →
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Microsoft Acquires AltspaceVR

After a difficult summer fraught with failed efforts to secure needed funding, VR social media company AltspaceVR has announced that Microsoft has acquired the company and will be funding ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Gamescom Awards Nominees Announced

The jury panel of German and international games journalists and YouTubers has set the list of nominees for the 2017 Gamescom Awards. Over 100 entries were submitted this year, and ... Continue Reading →
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Microsoft Unveils Name, Debut Date for Xbox One X

Microsoft touched off the next round of gaming console evolution with the announcement at E3 of specs and a Nov. 7 release date for the now officially named Xbox One X. Kareem Choudhry, ... Continue Reading →
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Vision Summit ’17: Keynote Highlights & Award Winners

Unity Technologies’ second Vision VR/AR Summit has kicked off in Los Angeles, bringing more than 1,200 creative, tech and business leaders from the industry together to discuss ... Continue Reading →
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FMX ’17: AMPAS Prez Cheryl Boone Isaacs, ‘Guardians,’ ‘Ghost’ & ‘Pearl’ Join Lineup

With just a week to go until FMX takes place in Stuttgart (May 2-5), organizers continue to confirm must-see additions across the schedule, including a keynote from Cheryl Boone Isaacs ... Continue Reading →
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Ben Hibon Joins Luma as Head Creative Director

Award-winning artist and animation director Ben Hibon has been hired on as Head Creative Director of visual effects house Luma Pictures as the studio prepares to dive into original ... Continue Reading →
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Director Andy Baker Signs on with Friends Electric

Just a fortnight after officially opening its doors in London and LA, Friends Electric announces that experimental animation director Andy Baker has joined its artists’ roster ... Continue Reading →
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VRDC Concludes Sold-Out Inaugural Event

The first standalone Virtual Reality Developers Conference (VRDC) has wrapped up a sold-out show in San Francisco. The two-day event welcomed more than 750 virtual reality and augmented ... Continue Reading →
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Moho 12 Animation Software Now Supports Surface Dial

At the Silicon Valley launch event for Microsoft’s Surface Studio, Smith Micro Software showcased updates to its award-winning 2D animation tool Moho 12 (formerly Anime Studio). Topping ... Continue Reading →