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Understanding Blockchain for Video Games (Part 1)

Blockchain was a major new presence at this year’s Game Developers Conference, in booths, meetings and panels. CEOs of successful startups recounted how hard it is to get a game project ... Continue Reading →
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them VR

Framestore Evolves the VR World of ‘Fantastic Beasts’

Framestore and Warner Bros. Pictures have expanded the storyworld of Newt Scamander (as played by Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne) and his creatures for the latest virtual reality ... Continue Reading →
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New York Children’s Fest Scheds ‘Lu,’ ‘White Fang,’ First “VR JR”

The New York International Children’s Film Festival — taking over the Big Apple Feb. 24 through March 18 — has announced its 2018 Special Screenings and its first-ever ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Karyn Parsons Flies with Bessie Coleman, 100 Years of Japanese Animation, 16-Bit Skywalker & More

How ‘Fresh Prince’s Karyn Parsons Became the Founder of a Creative Nonprofit The actress-producer and Executive Director of Sweet Blackberry discusses her mission to bring ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wands’ VR Studio Cortopia Raises $2+ Million Financing

Swedish game developer Cortopia has followed up the successful release of its award-winning title Wands by raising $2.48 million (21M SEK) together with strategic partner Init Invest ... Continue Reading →
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Titmouse Maps a Psychedelic Musical VR Trip with Tilt Brush

Emmy Award-winning animation studio Titmouse (Big Mouth, Niko and the Sword of Light, Venture Bros.) is venturing further into the realms of virtual reality, having started things off ... Continue Reading →
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Bristol’s Encounters Festival Accepting Submissions Now

Bristol, U.K.-based Encounters Festival 2018 is now open to for entries. After receiving the highest number of submissions at over 3,000 this year, the event organizers are eager to ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH Asia Books Special Session with Harvey

Acclaimed visual effects supervisor Chris Harvey (Watchmen, X-Men: The Last Stand, Zero Dark Thirty) will discuss the latest achievements in technology-generated imagery and his experiences ... Continue Reading →
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CTN Expo to Offer Many Panels, Sneaks & Artist Events

It wouldn’t be November without another exciting edition of the CTN Animation Expo held at the Burbank Marriott convention center. We had the pleasure of speaking to super-busy ... Continue Reading →
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Vision Quests: Google Spotlight Stories ‘Son of Jaguar’ & ‘Sonaria’

In 2016, when Google Spotlight Stories’ Pearl became the first VR piece to land an Oscar ... Continue Reading →