VIDEO: Film Ambience Annecy 2017
A quick video tour through the weeklong whirlwind which as Annecy/MIFA, which totted up an amazing 10,000 accreditations (including 3,000 for the market), honored a stunning array of films and filmmakers with Cristal awards and Special Prizes, and featured one of the catchiest sing-along trailers in animation history (produced by Folimage and directed by Hélène Friren)!
July ANIMATION LootCrate
Time is running out to order this all tooned-up home delivery swag bag, which features collectible goodies inspired by Rick and Morty, Bob’s Burgers, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Futurama — authentic products with a combined retail value of over $45. Supplies are limited, orders close July 19.
VIDEO: Coming Soon to Boomerang: ‘Dorothy & the Wizard of Oz’
Warner Bros. Animation’s 2D toon will debut exclusively on Turner’s newly-launched premium US streaming service. The comedy-fantasy follows the further adventures of Dorothy and co. down the Yellow Brick Road.
’Pokémon Go’ Revamping Gyms, Adding Co-op Raids
The smash hit AR game’s one-year anniversary will be marked by developer Niantic with new gameplay options. (No, player vs. player battles aren’t included. Yet.)
VR/AR Innovation Report
The Virtual Reality Developers Conference (Sept. 21-22) is offering a free download of this insightful report on the emerging markets, which shows that pros believe the biz has long-term sustainability, Vive and Rift are on the rise, and platform exclusives are increasingly common.