The Visual Effects Society has released one of its major projects, the "VES Handbook of Visual Effects."
July 27 is "Starcraft II" day. And while that might not mean a lot to some people, for others it's reason for celebration. Twelve years after the original "Starcraft" hit PCs and became a cultural…
DreamWorks Animation's bigger release schedule of three toons this year is boosting its bottomline.
As expected, the Walt Disney Co. has acquired social gaming firm Playdom Inc. for $563.2 million, which will enable the Mouse House to integrate more of its characters and properties online.
Following several days of rumors, The Walt Disney Company has confirmed that it has bought social game developer Playdom, a move that dramatically expands the company's footprint in one of the…
Cambio, a teen and tween-targeted website mounted by partners AOL and the Jonas Group, launches today with a full menu of teen-friendly content.
Disney's taste for social gaming could be bigger than many people first believed.
Terry Gilliam will direct the live webcast of Arcade Fire's concert at New York City's Madison Square Garden.
GameStop has taken a few knocks for being behind the times when it comes to digital distribution, but now the brick and mortar retailer is showing at least some awareness of the online world. It just…
(Editor's note: Author Jeff Siedlik is a designer at Variety who attended last week's Comic Con. He submitted this piece to Technotainment.) Dave Gibbons is the penciller and inker of the most…
Indiemoviesonline.com, an international, ad-supported free-to-watch video-on-demand site, has inked a pact with distrib Lionsgate UK.
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