• Village Gamer

  • Digital Domain Media Group Initiates Strategic Realignment

7th September 2012

Digital Domain Media Group Initiates Strategic Realignment

digital domainDigital Domain Media Group, Inc. announced earlier today that it has initiated a strategic realignment that will enable it to focus its resources on its core business, Digital Domain Productions, Inc., a company focused on creating digital visual effects, CG animation and digital production for the entertainment and advertising industries. As a key part of this strategic realignment, DDMG has begun the cessation of its Port St. Lucie operations by reducing virtually its entire Port St. Lucie workforce, retaining approximately 20 employees who will remain as part of the wind-down. Read the rest of this entry »

Currently 1 Comment - Share Your Thoughts

posted in Business News, CGFX, National News, Studios By: | Print This Post Print This Post

1st August 2012

Rainmaker Entertainment Announces Shareholder Approval of Sale of Animation Studio

RainmakerRainmaker Entertainment Inc. is pleased to announce that the previously announced proposed sale of certain assets comprising substantially all of Rainmaker’s animation studio assets to Rainmaker Studios Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Xing Xing Digital Corporation, was approved by 99.91% of the votes cast in person or by proxy at the special meeting of the Rainmaker’s shareholders held yesterday afternoon. The Transaction, which is expected to close during the fall, remains conditional upon, among other things, the receipt of all required regulatory approvals.

Currently 1 Comment - Share Your Thoughts

posted in Animation, Business News, National News, Studios By: | Print This Post Print This Post

1st June 2012

Happy Anniversary Relic Entertainment

Relic EntertainmentRelic Entertainment® is celebrating 15 years of innovation in the PC gaming market today. Founded in 1997 on a personal credit card and based out of a 1,600 sq. ft. office above a night club, Relic Entertainment began work on its first title. From these humble beginnings this strategy game went on to become the critically-acclaimed Homeworld®, which released two years later with an average Metacritic.com Metascore of 93 and winning PC Gamers’ Game of the Year award that year. Read the rest of this entry »

Currenty 2 Comments - Share Your Thoughts

posted in National News, Studios By: | Print This Post Print This Post

25th May 2012

Finalé Post Production to Offer Technicolor “Color Certified” Services in Vancouver

finaleFinalé Post Production and Technicolor Creative Services have entered into a strategic partnership to provide Technicolor “Color Certified” Digital Intermediate (DI) Finishing services in Vancouver. Finalé Post Production will acquire and integrate Technicolor Vancouver’s existing DI Theatre into their newly expanded facility. The transaction includes exclusive certification for Technicolor’s leading color science, as well as ongoing servicing of its film, television and commercial projects finishing in Vancouver. Read the rest of this entry »

Currenty 2 Comments - Share Your Thoughts

posted in Business News, National News, Studios By: | Print This Post Print This Post

16th April 2012

Frima Studio Draws in AAA Artist and Art Director

frima studioFrima Studio announced today that it has teamed up with the acclaimed concept artist and art director Stephan Martiniere to strengthen the art direction and concept art development practice at Volta and Frima FX, divisions of Frima Studio. Read the rest of this entry »

Currenty 2 Comments - Share Your Thoughts

posted in Business News, National News, Studios By: | Print This Post Print This Post

16th April 2012

TC Media Enhances Content Offering by Starting New Television Production House

tc transcontinentalTC Media is proud to announce that it will soon be starting a new television production house to create content for all communication platforms, from TV channels for general consumption to new Internet and mobile media for on-demand delivery. The TC Media production house opens in June 2012 and will be headed by Philippe Lapointe, Senior Vice President, Multiplatform Development Solutions. Read the rest of this entry »

Currently 1 Comment - Share Your Thoughts

posted in Business News, National News, Studios By: | Print This Post Print This Post

3rd April 2012

Frima Becomes The First Quebec Company To Earn Work-Family Balance Certification

frima studioMission accomplished for the digital entertainment company Frima. One year after the Quebec Ministry of Family established their standards for work-family balance, Frima became the first company to obtain certification from the Bureau de normalisation du Québec (BNQ). Frima is particularly proud to reach this important milestone, demonstrating its leadership and commitment to offering employees an attractive and challenging work environment. Read the rest of this entry »

Currently 0 Comments - Share Your Thoughts

posted in Business News, National News, Studios By: | Print This Post Print This Post

3rd April 2012

Screen Industries Research and Training Centre Announces High Frame Rate Movie Making Facility

movie orbyOne of the next big things coming to a theatre near you will be movies shot and projected at rates much faster than currently – a process designed to dramatically improve the overall audience experience, particularly with 3D movies. With directors such as James Cameron and Peter Jackson planning projects that will use this High Frame Rate (HFR) technology, there’s a need to develop international technical standards and to explore how moviemakers can use the new technology most effectively. Read the rest of this entry »

Currently 0 Comments - Share Your Thoughts

posted in Business News, National News, Studios By: | Print This Post Print This Post

5th March 2012

New Software Testing Startup QA On Request Opens its Doors

QA on RequestQA on Request, a new software testing company is officially open for business. The company uses a unique model that combines the power of crowdsourcing with the strength of an internal team of professional testers to offer round the clock testing services to web, software, and video game development companies. Read the rest of this entry »

Currently 0 Comments - Share Your Thoughts

posted in Business News, National News, Studios By: | Print This Post Print This Post

14th February 2012

Upanup Studios Launches In Victoria

upanup studiosA new company has hit the ground running in Cook Street Village in Victoria. Upanup Studios is a digital agency that offers high-end web strategy, programming, development and design who will take advantage of Victoria’s tech talent and the region’s appeal for talented creative professionals to live and work. The company is set to provide a range of high-end web solutions to companies and organizations in the Pacific Northwest United States and Western Canada. Read the rest of this entry »

Currently 0 Comments - Share Your Thoughts

posted in Business News, National News, Studios By: | Print This Post Print This Post

  • Archives

  • Subscribe to our Newsletter


  • Select a list:

    Annex|Pro
  • GWEN Radio
  • Gamers Giving Back

Optimization WordPress Plugins & Solutions by W3 EDGE