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‘The Dream Zone’ continues to inspire new talent and innovation

This year, SIGGRAPH Asia 2019 featured eminent industry figureheads who are at the cutting-edge of the CGI, FX and Animation industries. The theme ‘The Dream Zone’ inspired continuing dialogue about the industry’s challenges, and responsibilities, for matters such as cybersecurity for virtual worlds and characters, the impact...

DApps partners with The Sandbox

DApps announces the strategic partnership with one of the world’s highly reputed user-generated content and gaming platforms, The Sandbox. The integration between the two well-known digital platforms is aimed to make blockchain gaming solutions accessible to masses in the most convenient manner. The partnership is aimed to...

‘Batman’ Actress Joan Staley dies at the age of 79

Joan Staley, the film, TV and stage actress whose memorable film roles included opposite Don Knotts in The Ghost and Mr. Chicken, alongside Elvis Presley in Roustabout, and on TV in series including Perry Mason and 77 Sunset Strip, died November 24. She was 79. Her first husband, onetime TV director Chuck Staley, announced the news on social media...

GKIDS and Fathom to screen ‘Promare (Redux)’ in 4DX

In September, GKIDS and Fathom Events continued their collaboration to bring exciting, all-new animated features to U.S. cinemas with Promare premiere events. Due to overwhelming fan demand, the companies announce the action-packed anime will return for a special two-night encore showing in December with Promare (Redux). The...

Logitech brings out Pro Headsets

Logitech G, a brand of Logitech and leading innovator of gaming technologies and gear, introduced two new PRO gaming headsets, the Logitech G PRO X Gaming Headset and the Logitech G PRO Gaming Headset. Designed and engineered in collaboration with top esports athletes, the newest additions to...

Roblox teams up for ‘Star Wars’ with Disney

Roblox is teaming up with The Walt Disney Studios to inspire fans to create their own online experiences with a new Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Creator Challenge ahead of the highly-anticipated movie’s release. Roblox players can design and build their very own driftspeeder to race...

Big Break for ‘Rainbow Six: Siege’ India

NODWIN Gaming, India along with ESL, announced the Rainbow Six: Seige India Series 2019. The finals for the tournament will be held in Hyderabad at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre (HICC) in Kondapur, Hyderabad starting on the 22 November 2019. “The ESL Play R6 Community Cups were started by...

Telangana Govt. supports the Animation industry

Riding on the thrust being given by the Telangana government, animation, visual effects, gaming and allied fields are likely to attract investments worth $ 100 million (about Rs 720 crore) in the next three to five years, according to Telangana VFX, Animation and Gaming Association (TVAGA) President...

Zee5 joins hands with Tata Sky

ZEE5, an OTT platform from Zee Networks, has partnered with Tata Sky, India’s leading content distribution platform to showcase its premium content through a new service called Tata Sky Binge. All the ZEE5 premium content will be available to the subscribers with no additional cost on Tata...

UFEG launches Writer’s programme

Global talent development department of Universal Filmed Entertainment Group (UFEG) announced the launch of Universal Animation Writer’s Programme on Wednesday 13th November 2019. The one-year paid programme is first-of-its kind writing programme for both television and feature content. This programme will partner with business units and production...