OMAi has released Tagtool PLAY, an iPad app for creating “spontaneous animations” using simple gestures.
David OReilly, a blazing star of the contemporary animation scene, released his first game titled Mountain on July 1st.
The NFB StopMo Studio app for the iPad provides essentially everything you need to jump into creating an animated film. You won’t have any issues getting comfortable with the user interface if you’ve worked with animation programs before, and it seems more than approachable for newcomers young and old. Once you open up the program, you’re welcomed with a short and succinct tutorial that covers the basic tools, and then opens up to allow you to explore the rest of the options available.
Animator Lucas Zanotto has released a follow-up to his Drawnimal appcalled Miximal. It’s a mix-and-match style children’s game in which different combinations of animals can be created. Little bits of animation accompany each section of the animal, and when all three pieces align into a complete animal, the creature peforms a short act.
It’s been a busy stretch for the Thirties Fleischer cartoon star Betty Boop. First, she got her own paper towel in Turkey, and now, Winnipeg, Canada-based Fowl Moon Studios has licensed the character for a new iOS game called Betty Boop Dance Card.
Last night on Twitter, when no one was looking, animator Tammy Gray Smith announced the soft launch of her upcoming Kickstarter campaign for the Animation Dock, a vintage animation desk for tablets.
Is “Niko and the Sword of Light” an animated comic book or an animated film inside of an app? This was the question that I continued to ask myself as I read/watched the story unfold before me on my iPad.