Ultimate video game mashup site launched

Blockade Entertainment and GorillaSpot recently announced the launch of Mashade.com, a video game mashup site that will allow fans the opportunity to create and share their own personalized video mashups using footage from the official trailers of today’s hottest video games. Using GorillaSpot’s intuitive and robust video editing technology, Mashade.com will provide a new experience …
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Metacafe goes mobile

Metacafe, one of the world’s largest video entertainment sites, has teamed up with Quattro Wireless, to make its large catalog of short-form videos available to viewers on the go via their mobile devices. Metacafe will join Quattro’s mobile ad network as a flagship, video-based publisher in Quattro’s industry leading Entertainment Channel. Metacafe has chosen Quattro …
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Cartoon Network and Adult Swim on your phone

ICO Global Communications announced today that it has reached agreements with Turner Broadcasting to provide content from the Cartoon Network and Adult Swim for use in ICO’s alpha trials of its mobile interactive media service, known as ICO mim. ICO mim is a fully interactive mobile video, navigation and emergency assistance service powered by the …
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Mediacom to feature coverage of 2008 Beijing Olympics on multiple platforms

Mediacom, in agreement with NBC Universal, will provide its customers with more viewing choices and enhanced content offerings as part of NBCU’s unprecedented coverage of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games which begin Friday, August 8th. Mediacom customers can access thousands of hours of NBCU’s most robust Olympic coverage delivered across multiple platforms, from traditional cable …
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Wi-Fi TV bringing Beijing Olympics to your desktop

Wi-Fi TV is pulling live TV station content from various stations in China on to its splash page, the first page you see when you go to www.Wi-FiTV.com, www.Wi-FiChina.com or www.Wi-FiChina.cn during the rest of the entire month of August. The viewing is free and no sign up is required to watch the splash page. …
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Star Trek Online launching in Vegas

At this year’s Official Star Trek Convention in Las Vegas, the official launch of the recently announced video game Star Trek Online, takes place. The event will be held in the Gene Roddenberry Theater at 1:30 P.M., Pacific Time, on Sunday, August 10th, at The Las Vegas Hilton. There will also be a special guest …
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First live transatlantic high def 3D broadcast coming in September

On Sunday, September 14, 2008, more than 1000 delegates will witness a historic interview conducted in Los Angeles with DreamWorks Animation CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg. Elizabeth Daley, Dean of USC School of Cinematic Arts will interview him. Thanks to 3Ality Digital, the interview will be photographed on multi-camera Stereoscopic equipment and packaged for delivery by satellite …
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Indie filmmaker hub OpenFilm goes live with user-generated clips

Openfilm announced the public launch of its next-generation video sharing website. The site showcases a fast-growing collection of high quality short films and animations displayed in high resolution. Openfilm provides a venue for users to watch premium video content, as well as for filmmakers to exhibit their works, and to enjoy a full-featured, social networking …
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SnagFilms aquires indie film portal indieWIRE

SnagFilms, which streams nonfiction films on the web, announced yesterday the acquisition of indieWIRE, a leading news, information, and social networking site for the independent film community. SnagFilms went into beta release yesterday. IndieWIRE will provide archival and news content for SnagFilms.com and the company’s virtual movie theater widgets, including breaking news from the indie …
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Logitech introduces keyboard for Wii Internet Channel

To make it easier for you to communicate with your friends and family on your Wii game console, Logitech today introduced the new Logitech Cordless Keyboard for Wii, licensed by Nintendo, a must-have accessory for chat-oriented games and the Wii Internet Channel. With its compact, slim design and 2.4 GHz wireless technology, Logitech’s new keyboard …
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Comcast to bring exclusive Dark Knight footage and content to fans

Comcast announced a partnership with Warner Bros. The Dark Knight. This partnership provides Comcast customers with exclusive behind-the-scenes movie footage, mini-movies and trailers from one of this summer’s most-anticipated films, available on Comcast’s signature On Demand service. Leading up to the film’s release, Comcast will launch six mini-movies, which are exclusive original-content episodes, of a …
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Get Smart Sneak Previews Available Exclusively at iTunes

Warner Bros. Pictures is offering a seven-minute sneak preview from the upcoming action comedy Get Smart, exclusively on the iTunes Store (www.iTunes.com) as a free download. Fans can view this first-look footage with a special introduction by Steve Carell and Anne Hathaway, who star in Get Smart as CONTROL secret agents Maxwell Smart and Agent …
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Animation Resources

This page contains an index of web sites to view 3D and traditional animation. Many of the links are also to festivals and competitions that animators can enter their work. SUBMISSION AND VIEWING WEB SITES: A:Mfilms: Showcase of films made with Hash’s Animation Master software. AnimaWatch: Web site that showcases independently created animation. There are …
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