Lifetime gamer and gaming community manager Tara Brannigan believes industry culture in Australasia is galaxies apart from that in the United States, where she began her career.
“When attending gaming conferences in the States I would often get asked by other participants, ‘who are you here with?’, and they didn’t mean which company but whose girlfriend or wife you were. It might seem a small thing, but that automatic assumption that you do not belong can get really tiring.” Read More
Scientist and self-proclaimed nanogirl Michelle Dickinson says she is proud to admit she is also a gamer. Read More
The writer and director of How to Train Your Dragon I & II and other animation blockbusters, Dean DeBlois, is to speak as part of round two of the digital entertainment event AnimfxNZ 2014 at Wellington’s Paramount Theatre on 21 November. Read More
Hey Animfxers! That’s right, AnimfxNZ 2014, the animation, games and visual effects conference is back to our usual November slot and the first speakers have been announced! From November 21-22 we'll be bringing together some of the biggest and brightest names in the global digital entertainment industry for two days of learning, sharing and networking. Read More
Magic Leap, which has been working on a secretive visual technology that some say could revolutionize the entertainment industry, is set to announce Tuesday a $542 million investment led by Google and including separate stakes taken by Legendary Entertainment and its CEO, Thomas Tull. Read More