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Gamescom Award Winners: ‘Super Mario Odyssey’ Is Best of Show

Gamescom 2017 wrapped up in Cologne Thursday night with the presentation of this year’s awards. Sweeping the event was the Nintendo Switch title Super Mario Odyssey, which snagged ... Continue Reading →
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Games Vet Martin Carrier Named CEO of Frima

Canadian digital entertainment studio Frima has brought on videogame industry veteran Martin Carrier as its new President & Chief Executive Officer. The announcement was made by ... 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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2017 animago AWARDS Nominees Announced

The nominees for the 2017 animago AWARDS have been announced, with nearly a thousand submissions from 58 countries narrowed down to 33 contenders in 11 categories. The awards will be ... Continue Reading →
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Chris Ferriter Upped to CEO at Halon Ent.

Top entertainment visualization company Halon Entertainment has promoted award-winning producer and designer Chris Ferriter to CEO. The new chief exec will work alongside Head of Studio ... Continue Reading →
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François Lambert Rejoins Hybride as Director of Production, VFX Supe

Hybride Technologies, a division of Ubisoft, has appointed visual effects veteran François Lambert as Director of Production for the Montreal studio, and VFX Supervisor. Lambert brings ... Continue Reading →
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2017 Licensing Awards Nominees Selected from Record Entries

The International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA) has revealed the nominees for the 2017 International Licensing Awards, selected from a record number of submissions ... Continue Reading →
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WB’s Anne Kolbe Bringing ‘King Arthur’ to FMX

FMX, the International Conference on Animation, Effects, VR, Games and Transmedia (Stuttgart, May 2-5) has announced that Warner Bros. Pictures SVP of Visual Effects Anne Kolbe will ... Continue Reading →
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Squeeze Launches MOOV, Quebec City’s 1st MoCap Studio

Quebec’s Squeeze studio (Cracked) has announced a new division dedicated to realistic animation: MOOV. Located in Squeeze’s offices, MOOV launches as the first motion-capture studio ... Continue Reading →
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‘Sophie la Girafe’ Gets Animated at Vanilla Seed

Angoulême, France-based CG animation specialist Vanilla Seed has been tapped as the production studio for the first animated series based on the popular baby toy, Sophie la Girafe ... Continue Reading →