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Local animators told: raise your game

If Asia wants to become a major player in the world of big-screen animation it needs to nurture its own creative talent, says Richard Chuang, a leading visual effects expert.

Friday, 3 May, 2013, 5:40am

Government film venues behind in digital revolution, says festival boss

The Hong Kong International Film Festival says its ability to grow audience numbers and help foster the city's film culture is handicapped by the lack of government-run auditoriums that can screen digital movies - the bulk of its offerings. It's forced to use smaller commercial venues, where fewer tickets are available.

1 Apr 2013 - 5:06am

Overdosing on virtual connections

A decade ago, all the talk was about the digital divide leaving behind millions of poor people. Today, that has been replaced by a modern drug of choice for the masses - digital crack.

14 Feb 2013 - 1:29am 1 comment

Internet turns 21, but needs to grow up

It celebrates its 21st birthday this year, but is the World Wide Web growing up? From e-mailing, search engines and file sharing to the dotcom bubble, the emergence of Google and, most recently, the creation of social media, the digital landscape has had many landmarks, but few ask what it has actually achieved.

11 Nov 2012 - 11:15am

Game: 'Dishonored'

Dishonored

Arkane Studios/Bethesda Softworks

 

In steampunk fantasy game Dishonored, the player takes on the role of a deadly assassin who dishes out justice from the shadows while clearing himself of involvement in a royal murder conspiracy.

21 Oct 2012 - 11:04am

Newsweek will no longer print, going digital

Newsweek will print its final edition at the end of this year.

After nearly 80 years of publication, the news magazine will shift to a digital-only format, available online and on tablet computers, editor-in-chief Tina Brown said on the magazine's website yesterday. Its last will be the December 31 issue.

19 Oct 2012 - 5:19am

Game Review: Borderlands 2

Borderlands 2 Gearbox Borderlands 2 takes hardcore gaming fans back to the chaotic frontier world of Pandora for a second helping of sci-fi first-person-shooting fun.

30 Sep 2012 - 2:07pm

Tag Tournament 2 takes Tekken series to new heights

Fast, up-close, and personal combat has always been the hallmark of the Tekken series and the brutality has been taken up a notch in the latest instalment, Tekken Tag Tournament 2 (TTT2).

24 Sep 2012 - 11:40am

Mainland web giants to buy video content jointly

Mainland internet giants Sohu, Tencent and Baidu are teaming up to buy video content together, in the hope of beating down the price.

The three firms said the copyright cost of an episode of new television soap operas hit 'a million yuan' (HK$1.23 million) last year, up from 'tens of thousands of yuan' in 2009.

25 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Head-kick boy's video removed from net

A YouTube video of a 12-year-old boy getting kicked in the head by a rival player during a soccer match has been removed from public view after a legal letter from the English Schools Foundation.

The film, which received more than 30,000 views on the YouTube website, attracted inflammatory comments about the 10-year-old ESF Lions player who kicked the boy.

15 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

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