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VES Bay Area Announces Inaugural Summit

The Bay Area Section of the Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced that Karen Dufilho of Google will be the Keynote Speaker for the organization’s inaugural industry summit, ... Continue Reading →
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Rovio’s ToonsTV Comes to Apple TV

Rovio Entertainment’s kid-friendly ToonsTV video on demand app — which has so far accrued over 5.6 billion views — is now available worldwide through Apple TV in the ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes

David O’Reilly Talks Creative Career, Atypical Animation at Penny Stamps CG animation and videogames maverick spent St. Patrick’s Day reflecting on his career in Michigan ... Continue Reading →
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Ultra Cute Sci-Fi Quest ‘Love You to Bits’ Debuts on iOS

A new point-and-click, puzzle-filled sci-fi adventure game has just come out for iOS devices, complete with neat animated storytelling and eye candy visuals. Love You to Bits follows ... Continue Reading →
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Rovio Adds Global Partners for ‘Angry Birds’

Rovio Entertainment has appointed several licensing agencies in EMEA to help both the licensor and local licensees realize the full potential of the Angry Birds brand. Teaming up alongside ... Continue Reading →
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DWA Vet Tuomo Korpinen Joins Rovio

Tuomo Korpinen, a former DreamWorks Animation executive, has joined Rovio Entertainment as President of Rovio Animation and Blue Bird Distribution, and Global Executive VP of the company’s ... Continue Reading →
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New Dates for ‘Angry Birds,’ ‘Alvin 4′

Looks like the studios are shuffling their lineups before taking a holiday break. The good news for fans of Angry Birds is the animated feature from game-maker Rovio and Sony has been ... Continue Reading →
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‘TMNT’ Takes Two Licensing Excellence Awards

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles was the top-winning animation-related property at the 2014 LIMA Licensing Excellence Awards, handed out at the Licensing Expo in Las Vegas. TMNT won for ... Continue Reading →
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Sony Imageworks Moving to Vancouver

Sony has revealed plans to move the headquarters for its Sony Pictures Imageworks visual-effects division from Culver City to Vancouver, Canada. The company plans to move into a new ... Continue Reading →
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Mobile Games Outfit Boomlagoon Explodes with $3.6M Investment

Finnish mobile games company Boomlagoon has announced it has secured $3.6 million USD in its latest Series A investment round. The new investors were led by Northzone, with additional ... Continue Reading →