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Recent Blog Posts in May 2009

  • Up, Up and Away

    Posted By Kelly Dove

    Ready for flight with Disney’s latest animated blast “Up,” which opened May 29, Regal Cinemas has committed to show the movie in 222 locations across the country utilizing the RealD cinema system. If you’re unfamiliar with the “Up” story line, it ... Continue reading "Up, Up and Away" »

    May 29, 2009 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • Digital VFX combined with practical effects

    Posted By Debra Kaufman

    New Deal Studios, in Marina Del Rey, CA, has completed visual effects for two summer movies: Night at the Museum: Battle for the Smithsonian and Terminator Salvation. For Night at the Museum, New Deal VFX supervisor Ian Hunter developed the film's ... Continue reading "Digital VFX combined with practical effects" »

    May 29, 2009 | Permalink | Comments(1)

  • Storefront Displays Get Geeky

    Posted By Kelly Dove

    The latest craze to fill storefronts, emptied by the spiraling economy, is surprisingly, advertising. A once vacant storefront at Seventh Avenue and 50th Street in New York City, for example, is now a digital 3D branding campaign for Snickers. The ... Continue reading "Storefront Displays Get Geeky" »

    May 29, 2009 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • C U Real Soon

    Posted By Barbara Robertson

    I woke up in a traveler’s nightmare. The blue numbers on my bedside clock blinked five-thirty. The letters OMG flashed in my head. I was screwed. I had to catch a five-forty airporter shuttle to make a seven o’clock flight. I had ten minutes. For a ... Continue reading "C U Real Soon" »

    May 20, 2009 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • What Makes a Game?

    Posted By Karen Moltenbrey

    It’s very easy to identify what is a video game and what is not. The Sims. Grand Theft Auto. MLB 09. World of Warcraft. Resistance 2. Yup, they are all video games. Whether an MMORPG, a first-person shooter, or a life-simulation game, they all have ... Continue reading "What Makes a Game?" »

    May 20, 2009 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • What’s Old is New Again

    Posted By Karen Moltenbrey

    It seems like just yesterday (though it was in late 2006) when Sony released the PlayStation 3. Crowds were lined up outside of stores, with eager fans—teens, parents, 30-something-year-olds—camped out in parking lots in the bitter cold, hoping to ... Continue reading "What’s Old is New Again" »

    May 20, 2009 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • Apple’s Big Bite

    Posted By Karen Moltenbrey

    In the May issue of Computer Graphics World, contributing editor George Maestri discussed how cutting-edge graphics technologies are finding their way to a host of mobile devices, particularly cell phones. One company leading the charge is Apple, ... Continue reading "Apple’s Big Bite" »

    May 20, 2009 | Permalink | Comments(0)

  • Andy Wahol, the father of social networking

    Posted By Kathleen Maher

    The Andy Warhol exhibit just closed at the DeYoung Museum in San Francisco with a party and performance by SF punk vets the Mutants. The DeYoung show brought back memories and recreated a little corner of the Warhol's Factory where everyone was a ... Continue reading "Andy Wahol, the father of social networking" »

    May 19, 2009 | Permalink | Comments(0)