Topic: computer animation

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ADDICTed to creative and cultural industries!

Last month EBN welcomed ADDICT – Creative Industries Portugal, the Creative Industries Agency in Portugal. ADDICT is a non-profit association created in 2008. It currently gathers around 100 members and is recognised by the Ministry for Economy as the coordinator of the Creative Industries Cluster in Portugal. ADDICT’s mission is to foster a favourable environment for culture and creative economy to thrive, advocating the sector interests and acting as platform for knowledge and innovation. Continue reading


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Welcome to the next JPEG, MPEG and VCEG Meeting!

The next JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group), MPEG (Moving Picture Experts Group) and VCEG (Video Coding Experts Group) meeting, hosted by the Poznań University of Technology, will take place in Warsaw on 22-26 June 2015, at the Marriott Hotel Warsaw. The groups are in charge of the development of international standards for still image coding, video coding and compression, decompression, processing and coded representation of moving pictures plus audio. Continue reading


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Pisa Game Jam 2015

In Pisa, a 3-days event including an opening workshop, where videogames veterans, people with decades of expertise in the field, as well as young students who just started a BSc in Computer Science or Arts (or any other faculty of course) met and accepted the challenge of creating a videogame in 48 hours. Continue reading


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A famous painting inspires a videogame: nice initiative of Victoria&Albert Museum

“This project at the V&A has opened my eyes up to the possibilities of what games design can show. I am keen to look at more work by other famous British artists and designers and see what kinds of games can arise!” says the game designer Sophia George in the V&A blog. Continue reading


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Internet Festival Special: The Old Videogames’ Night!

On occasion of the Internet Festival in Pisa, the Museum of Computational Tools hosted The Old Videogames’ Night, during which the citizens competed in an old Eighties’ videogame. What? Try to guess!!! The successful event started in the afternoon of Friday and concluded at Midnight on Saturday 11 October, with the prizegiving. With the occasion, the museum set up an exhibition of old consoles, for telling the story of the home videogames until the Nintendo, protagonist of this edition of the Old Videogames’ Night. Continue reading


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KEYS TO ROME international exhibition

On the 23 September 2014, after 2000 years from Augustus death, 13 countries met in Rome, Amsterdam, Alexandria and Sarajevo, for the opening of an extraordinary exhibition, Keys to Rome: an original interactive journey to discover the city of Augustus and the Roman Empire, seen and experienced from its four corners, four fascinating venues, four cities on Roman culture. Continue reading


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MWA2014: Museums and the Web Asia 2014

Smart Cities, Smart Museums, Digital strategies, Mobile, Museums in Asian Culture and Society, Digital Engagement and Learning and much more at #MWA2014. Continue reading


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Digitally colouring our historical monuments

Research tells us that most of the Ancient Monuments were depicted and colourful; can you imagine them? Video mapping and lighting technologies arrived to help our imagination, enriching the visitor’s experience while ensuring that this reconstruction does not physically affects the monument.
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Corel® Painter® 2015′s new features defy attempts to mimic traditional, hand-drawn art

The updates and new features on Corel® Painter® 2015 show a dedication of the software’s producers to ensure that it maintains its position as one of the most advanced software for the creation of digital art on the market. Some of the most important new features include ‘Particle Brushes’, which is said to use ‘physics’ to enhance the appearance of brush strokes, and ‘Jitter Smoothing’, which aids the creation of smoother lines without jagged edges. Continue reading


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A Digital Revolution comes to London’s Barbican

Digital Revolution is a series of art-projects and events lasting up until 14th September at the Barbican in London. The series of exhibitions also demonstrate to us how new media and digital technology have influenced and developed a wide range of art forms, including cinema. Continue reading