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Game Developers Conference: October 10 – 13, 2011, Austin Convention Center

According to the web site 2011, “Now in its ninth iteration, GDC Online returns to Austin (Texas) in 2011 and will continue to serve as the community meeting point for developers and business professionals looking to distill best practices, exchange ideas, and take full advantage of the opportunities of connected gaming.” Visit for more information.

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E3 Expo: June 7 – 9, 2011 at Los Angeles Convention Center

According to web site 2011, “E3 Expo is the world’s premiere trade show for computer and video games and related products.” This years expo is scheduled to take place June 7 through June 9, 2011 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

“Who Attends: In 2011, leading computer and video game companies, business partners, media and industry analysts from over 80 countries will converge on the Los Angeles Convention Center. E3 Expo 2011 will welcome software developers, buyers and retailers, programmers, distributors, entertainment industry representatives, financiers and venture capitalists, importers and exporters, manufacturers, resellers, researchers, educators, financial and industry analysts and worldwide electronic and print media (, 2011).”


Activision Blizzard Joins Broad Coalition Urging Rejection by The U.S. Supreme Court on California’s Flawed Restrictions of Video Game Purchases

(PRESS RELEASE) SANTA MONICA – Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), the interactive entertainment software industry’s leading publisher, today announced it supports respondents in Schwarzenegger v. EMA (No. 08-1448) and has joined the historic alliance of film, music, publishing, advertising, journalism, creative guilds, software, comic books, and other media-related groups, as well as 10 state Attorneys General, numerous legal scholars and social science professionals urging the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down a 2005 California law that would interfere with the First Amendment by creating an unprecedented exception for unprotected speech. Read more >


Growth in sales of digital downloads slows to a trickle | @Reuters | @Billboard #musicbiz #musicbusiness

According to Glen Peoples 2010, “Another year, another dashed hope.
In 2010, the growth in sales of digital #downloads, which only last year had been marked and promising, slowed to a trickle, as more consumers plugged into Internet radio and video streaming sites.”
Article Continued > #glennpeoples #digitalmedia #downloads #musicbiz #musicbusiness #beatles #ladygaga #taylorswift #lilwayne #itunes #consulting @Apple @Callistecomm

“This is a good article filled with statistics and trends Internet radio and video streaming sites look very promising”, says Calliste Communications managing director, Jerry Calliste Jr.


Universal opens virtual stage | @Reuters #virtualproduction

According to Carolyn Giardina 2010, “Reflecting the increased interest in virtual production following the success of “Avatar” and “Alice in Wonderland,” #Universal Studios has opened Universal Virtual Stage 1 on its lot. Representing an investment of $4.5 million and counting, UVS1 is a pre-rigged, pre-calibrated virtual production setup with technologies for applications including motion capture and camera tracking.” Article Continued > #carolyngiardina #virtualproduction #video #film #consulting #universalstudios @Universal @Callistecomm