Jeff Hangartner – Revealing the Path Less Travelled in Video Game Industry

Jeff HangartnerJeff Hangartner, the founder of the gaming start-up, Bulletproof Outlaws has been a professional developer of games over the last half a decade. Creator of Pixelation, the 1st Pixel Art Forum and also originator of the Pixel tutorials which have been published in the form of a book. Jeff has always been a pioneer of the gaming industry.

CG Today is proud to present Jeff’s exploration as he shares the whole process of creating a start-up right from day 1. With the belief that gaming development is coming back to its original “one programmer in the basement roots” idea, Bulletproof Outlaws is chronicling every step of its start-up process from strategies, to marketing, setting goals and outsourcing, successes and failures. The aim is to help other developers who have ideas but are intimidated by the whole start-up process and are not sure how to go about it.

You can visit his website Bulletproof Outlaws to know more about him or send an email to get connected.

Bulletproof Outlaws - A Diary of a video game studio!

Maya Academy of Advanced Cinematics (MAAC) - leader in 3D Animation and VFX training has announced to host the 7th - 24 FPS Awards 2010FPS Awards 2010, India's most coveted biggest animation awards on 19th November 2010 to be held at SRPF grounds in Goregaon, Mumbai.

With over 600 entries from countries like China, France, Germany and the US and over 3000 animation enthusiasts expected to attend, the event is looking to get bigger and will have more professionals than ever before. The jury of 24FPS 2010 consists of more than 38 industry stalwarts from across the world.

Over the last seven years, this event has gained momentous support from the global animation and fraternity and has been a key driver and promoter of fresh animation talent in the country.

NVIDIA announced today the expansion of its award-winning line of NVIDIA® Quadro® professional graphics solutions to the Mac platform, bringing the computational and visualization breakthroughs enabled by NVIDIA Fermi architecture to Mac Pro users.

A New Online Business to Discover New Talent and Develop Motion Pictures.

Amazon Studios will award filmmakers and screenwriters $2.7 million with the purpose of developing movies under a first–look deal with Warner Bros. Pictures., Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today launched Amazon Studios (, a new online business that invites filmmakers and screenwriters around the world to submit full–length movies and scripts to make money, get discovered and get their movie made. Through the monthly and annual Amazon Studios Awards, Amazon Studios will offer a total of $2.7 million to the top submissions received by Dec. 31, 2011, and will seek to develop the top Amazon Studio projects as commercial feature films under its first–look deal with Warner Bros. Pictures.

Writers are invited to add scripts to Amazon Studios. Filmmakers are invited to add full–length test movies to Amazon Studios. Test movies may be made from your own original script or from any script submitted to Amazon Studios. Test movies must be full length (more than 70 minutes), but they don’t have to be full budget While test movies must include imaginative stories with great acting and sound they don’t need to have theatrical–quality production value. Film fans can review Amazon Studios scripts and test movies, or even upload alternate, revised versions.

Entertainment Society of Goa(ESG) began its bull run for showcasing acclaimed international short films through its initiative -the Short Film Centre (SFC) by announcing the line-up of films and documentaries to be screened during the 41st International Film Festival of India (IFFI Goa). The 3rd edition of the Short Film Center will be organised from November 22nd to December 2nd 2010.

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MoIB) is in the process of setting up National Centre for Excellence for Animation, Gaming and VFX (NCoE). The centre to be run on a PPP basis is likely to come up on FTII premises.


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