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2012 Archive


Music Supervisors and New Technology Honored in 2012 Hollywood Music in Media Awards

Nov. 19, 2012

November 15, 2012 marked the 5th Annual Hollywood Music in Media Awards (HMMA) that was held at the Fonda Theatre, a historic 1920s venue in Hollywood, California
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The Career Path of a Software Engineer

Sept. 4, 2012

The career path of a software engineer is not always a direct one. In this guest blog post, Xiaomao Wu discusses his professional experience in research and development and shares some useful tips for those contemplating a similar road.
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Disney Lends a Hand

July 31, 2012

With summer travel underway, millions of guests will experience the magic of Disney at its various theme parks worldwide. What you may not know is that in 2010, Disney launched its Assistive Technology Device to provide detailed descriptions of the Disney Parks for guests with disabilities. A $25 refundable deposit is ...
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The Academic and Industrial Boundary of Computer Graphics

July 11, 2012

Computer Graphics (CG) research is an area very close to industry, but unfortunately hasn’t made researchers’ lives easier.
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Your Virtual Self: Who owns it and what’s it worth?

June 27, 2012
Source: The Wrap

Each one of us generates vast amounts of data—email, phone calls, social networking, photos, text messages, videos, browsing, purchasing, and more. Our data create a new form of identity, what you might call a “Virtual Self”—a concept that will determine the future of the Web.
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A Hollywood Premiere for the S.E.T. Awards

June 13, 2012

The inaugural Science, Engineering and Technology (S.E.T) Awards were presented last November at the world-famous Beverly Hills Hotel. The SET Awards are a program of the Entertainment Industries Council (EIC), a group whose goal is to bring the power and influence of the entertainment industry to bear on health and ...
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Transmedia Hollywood 2: A Moment With Jeph Loeb

May 1, 2012
Source: SydneysBuzz

In this interview with Jeph Loeb, an award winning comic book writer and a television writer/producer, Meredith Levine discuss transmedia storytelling, Marvel Entertainment, and the television industry.
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Transmedia Hollywood 2: A Moment With Tracey Robertson

April 13, 2012
Source: SydneysBuzz

At Transmedia Hollywood 2, Meredith Levine sat down with Tracey Robertson of Hoodlum, a transmedia production company, to discuss mulitiplatform marketing.
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Transmedia Hollywood 2: Visual Culture and Design

April 1, 2012
Source: SydneysBuzz

Meredith Levine shares her experience at last year's Transmedia Hollywood 2 conference. Here's her recap of "Come Out 2 Play," a panel on designing virtual worlds featuring Bruce Vaughn from Walt Disney Imagineering.
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Yet Another Bubble: The social networking bubble

April 1, 2012

In IT, some of us are asking is there a bubble on the horizon for social networking.
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