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Sathish Narayan’s Design Media & Edutainment School aims to create creative designers from young aspirants
5:00 pm PDT 28/05/2016 By Ronald Rodrigues

‘Knowledge has a beginning but no end’ and when it comes to sharing knowledge- Imparting education and creating a platform for learning is the ideal way. Sathish Narayan who has been in the creative industry for over 22 years has taken a step to encourage this initiative by starting his own Design Media & Edutainment School (DMES) at Pune. With a vision to create the next generation of design thinkers, Design Media & Edutainment School was officially unveiled by Mumbai … Read More

Digital videogame sales soar up by 5 per cent to conclude at $6.2 billion in April: SuperData report
3:00 pm PDT 28/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

The research company, SuperData has recently released their April 2016 report on the position of digital videogame sales. As seen, the sales went up by 5 per cent than April 2015. The mobile and console games’ performance cooled off a bit compared to last month by an average of $100 million, it still managed to have a rise of 23 per cent than last year’s April figures and even the number of audience rose by 15 per cent PC games … Read More

Kiloo Games’ upcoming RPG ‘Dawnbringer’ game to be released on 16 June, beta online already
1:00 pm PDT 28/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Kiloo Games who has been famed in the industry for games like Stormblades, Subway Surfers and Smash Champs is all set to launch their upcoming role playing game (RPG) titled ‘Dawnbringer’ on Android and iOS. The game is being brought to life by Kiloo Games in collaboration with Copenhagen Creators, both based in Denmark. From what it looks like, a hack and slash combat style RPG, filled with terrifying monsters and relentless evils, the game will be having a free-to-play … Read More

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9 Story Media’s Brown Bag Films opens new animation studio
12:00 pm PDT 28/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Brown Bag Films, a subsidiary of Toronto’s 9 Story Media Group, inaugurated a new 30,000 square foot studio in Smithfield, Dublin on Friday. 9 Story Media Group had acquired the award winning animation studio Brown Bag Films in August 2015. Brown Bag currently employs 184 creative and production staff in its headquarters in Dublin, a studio in Manchester, England, and an office in Los Angeles. When the deal was done, the company said it would add an extra 50 jobs … Read More

An epic crossover episode to witness a meet-up of ‘The Powerpuff Girls’ and ‘Teen Titans GO!’
11:00 am PDT 28/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Seems like the crossover fever has now spread onto the kids shows as well. Cartoon Network’s two shows will witness a crossover episode next month. The Powerpuff Girls and DC’s spin-off series Teen Titans GO! will be teaming up to destroy the villainous talking monkey, Mojo Jojo. This news comes from USA Today as they revealed that we will witness a crossover between the the rebooted The Powerpuff Girls show which made its return on air last month along with the … Read More

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Review: Alice Through the Looking Glass – Movie for a mature audience
3:00 pm PDT 27/05/2016 By Prerna Kothari

Mirror mirror on the wall who is the fairest of them all? Seems like mirror has finally found something more to do than just filling somebody’s ego. And this could be witnessed in Disney’s latest live action movie, Alice Through the Looking Glass. Over here, instead of the rabbit hole, the mirror becomes the route to Alice’s way between Wonderland and London. As opposed to what we witnessed in the first part, Alice in Wonderland, which although had a strong … Read More

Allegorithmic Integrates Substance Engine into Houdini 15 
2:00 pm PDT 27/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Allegorithmic has announced the immediate integration of Substance Engine into Houdini 15. VFX artists can now import, visualise and tweak materials with the same freedom AAA game developers have enjoyed for years. By employing the same nodal system as Houdini, Substance Engine arrives in a format Houdini artists already understand. Materials can be created, customised and applied to any Houdini asset, including characters and environments. When finished, assets can be exported to the Unity game engine or sent to Mantra, Arnold … Read More

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Sony passes another milestone with 40 million PlayStation 4 consoles sold
12:00 pm PDT 27/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

The war for the domination of the console gaming industry has been fairly prominent in the recent years. Microsoft’s Xbox One, Nintendo’s Wii U and Sony’s PlayStation 4 being the major players. But it seems that Sony’s PlayStation 4 has accomplished a bit more than its contemporaries in the business and eventually revenue part. The company has just announced that it has already sold over 40 million copies of its console. PS4 debuted in 2013 and has been ahead of … Read More

Prime Focus delivers DI for Omung Kumar’s biopic movie ‘Sarbjit’
5:00 pm PDT 26/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Prime Focus, the global media and entertainment industry service provider, has delivered Digital Intermediate (DI) services for the movie Sarbjit, a biopic of an Indian farmer who was mistaken for a spy after accidentally crossing the Pakistan border, and subsequently sentenced to death. The movie is narrated from the perspective of Sarabjit Singh’s sister Dalbir Kaur, played by Aishwarya Rai. Talking about the experience, Sarbjit, director, Omung Kumar said, “The movie ‘Sarbjit’ is my second collaboration with Prime Focus after ‘Mary … Read More

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HP unveils the ‘Omen’ series of gaming PCs
4:00 pm PDT 26/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

Although consoles and mobiles have become immensely popular in the current gaming scenario; PC gaming still enjoys a titanic chunk of serious gamers. From casual to professional, most of the gamers around the globe prefer PC over other mediums when it comes to gaming. HP had delivered some fairly stable and fruitful gaming PCs in the past. Earlier, HP had successfully delivered their mid-range laptop based on Windows 8.1 and further launched gaming PCs under their Envy Phoenix and Pavilion … Read More

Content Tokyo 2016 to be held from June 29 to July 1
1:45 pm PDT 26/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

At Content Tokyo 2016, around 1,530 exhibitors are expected to gather from across Japan and the world to showcase their latest, most creative and innovative products and technologies. It will be replete with various genres of content such as music, game, animation, TV, film, technology in expression, AI, publishing and so on. The event consists of six specialised shows. While Production Companies Expo, Creators’ Expo, and LICENSING JAPAN will feature major production companies to up-and-coming creators and unique licensors. The … Read More

Amazon’s comiXology with ‘comiXology Unlimited’ offers unlimited comics at a nominal $5.99 subscription model
11:00 am PDT 26/05/2016 By AnimationXpress Team

In 2014, it was announced that comiXology, a cloud-based digital comics digital distribution platform has been acquired by Amazon. comiXology offers the widest selection of digital comics in the world with over 75,000 comics, graphic novels and manga from more than 75 publishers. And now, news has come that Amazon has introduced comiXology Unlimited, a new service on the distributor’s website that lets the customer pay for an unlimited membership. It’s been termed as the ‘Netflix of comic books’. Over … Read More