Seeking to ramp up cloud-computing services for entertainment production, Shotgun Software has agreed to be acquired by software giant Autodesk. Shotgun makes popular production-management software…
Cloud computing was once an esoteric tech tool, something for visual-effects companies and tech-forward filmmakers. But as they've come down in price, cloud services — like such once-exotic tools as…
The next CEO of Microsoft will have one tough question to answer: What is Microsoft these days?
The distance between Hollywood and Silicon Valley is being bridged by people like Seacrest and Systrom, who are emblematic of an ongoing cross-pollination between these two worlds.
The fifth installment in Microsoft’s popular “Halo” videogame franchise will arrive on Xbox One in 2014, the company announced Monday during its E3 press conference in Los Angeles. Microsoft also…
Taiwan's Chunghwa Telecom is continuing its partnership with troubled vfx company Rhythm & Hues, despite the studio filing for Chapter 11 protection last week.
As DreamWorks Animation ramps up to release three toons a year, the company has promoted Lincoln Wallen to serve as its new chief technology officer.
After just a year with Disney Animation, Erika Burton will return to Rhythm & Hues as co-prexy of the company's film division.
The Hollywood IT Summit, produced by Media and Entertainment Supply Alliance (MESA) and Variety, was a sell-out event last year on its inaugural outing. It returns today for a soph edition to the…
Visual effects company Rhythm & Hues Studios has pacted for three new ventures in Taiwan: a film investment fund, a new visual effects facility and a cloud computing center for the vfx and animation…