The cyberpunk thriller vidgame "Snow Crash" envisioned an online "Metaverse," where virtual buildings and people looked real. The Metaverse's dazzling detail won't be here for years, but several…
After over a decade of a lot of hype and little respect, the academic-sounding animation technique known as motion-capture may finally be ready for primetime.
The computer graphics community convenes for its annual confab in Los Angeles to chat about all things digital, including creating photorealistic characters and environments.
Salon Media Group, publisher of online magazine Salon.com, Thursday said it will get $2.5 million in private funding, including cash from the retired chief exec of Adobe Systems and the chief exec of…
Intent on making "Shrek" one of the biggest VHS and DVD titles ever, DreamWorks has created 11 hours of extra material to go with the 90-minute film on a double-disc DVD version, including 15 minutes…
Flextech, the content arm of Brit-based cabler and broadband service provider Telewest, has licensed the U.K. rights to 19 animated shows created by former Netcaster Icebox.com.
Exposing their growing bitterness, music retailers said Tuesday that the major labels are trying to hog online music distribution and cut out the middlemen.
New York-based video-compression provider On2 Technologies said it will release an open-source version of its video-compression codec, which is software used to compress large video files into…
Tickets.com, a rival to Ticketmaster on the Web, Tuesday posted a second-quarter loss of $3.4 million, less than half of the total for the previous quarter and down $10.5 million, or 76%, from the…
Global Animation, the parent company of motion capture studio Spectrum Studios, has tapped Michelle Hagen vice president of marketing and business development. She will oversee worldwide client…
Over the past few weeks, a young Brit named James Sinclair sat at his computer and watched dailies from Steven Spielberg's upcoming "Minority Report," pored over client files of a major tenpercentery…