Bruce Gowers, Emmy, Grammy and DGA Award-Winning Director and Producer, Passes Away at 82

Bruce Gowers, the beloved and enduringly successful Emmy, Grammy, MTV, and DGA Award-winning Director/Producer, died Sunday, January 15 in Santa Monica, California, from an acute respiratory infection. He was 82 years old.  Gowers, who traveled the world bringing his great talents to major live events and TV specials, and was a groundbreaking music video director … Read more

pixiv is Hosting the Hololive Creator Contest 2023, Winning Entries to Be Implemented in 3D, Used for Promotional Cards, Made Into Voice Dramas

From Jan. 13, 2023, pixiv Inc. (hereafter referred to as “pixiv,” Office: Shibuya, Tokyo; Representative Director: Shingo Kunieda) is holding the Hololive Creator Contest 2023 on the illustration, manga, and novel-posting platform pixiv. The contest revolves around the VTuber agency, Hololive Production. Hololive Creator Contest 2023 dedicated page:Swimsuit design and illustration categories: https://www.pixiv.net/contest/hololive2023Scenario category: https://www.pixiv.net/novel/contest/hololive2023Contest period: From … Read more

Not Another GALLERY! Is Hosting THE BRAND NEW NEW YEAR SHOW

From Dec. 31, 2022, to Feb. 11, 2023, Williamsburg’s hottest gallery Not Another GALLERY! is hosting a group show entitled “THE BRAND NEW NEW YEAR SHOW.”  To start the new year on a positive note, artist/gallerist/curator David Craig Ellis set out to assemble a group show comprised of his friends and favorite artists. The show features … Read more

Announcing the launch of pixiv’s time-limited event ‘myBESTpixiv2022’, where users can look back on and share their activities over the past year

pixiv, a platform operated by pixiv, Inc. (Headquarters: Shibuya, Tokyo, Representative Director: Shingo Kunieda) is a site where creators can upload illustrations, manga, and novels. pixiv is now launching a time-limited event, “myBESTpixiv2022”, where all users can look back on the past year through their 2022 browsing and posting activities on pixiv. myBESTpixiv2022 special page: https://www.pixiv.net/special/mybestpixiv2022?utm_source=pixiv&utm_medium=content-text&utm_campaign=mybestpixiv&utm_content=press … Read more

MediBang Launches New Business ‘MediBang TraDe,’ Plans to Collaborate With MANGA Plus Creators by SHUEISHA

MediBang Inc. (hereby referred to as MediBang, currently located in Tokyo, Shibuya. CEO: Hideyuki Takashima) is excited to announce the expansion of its newly launched division MediBang TraDe from December 2022.  The division, previously known as MediBang Global Distribution and Localization, has worked with many publishers and game developers in Japan and abroad to provide … Read more

Italian Cultural Institute of New York & Cinello Announce First-Ever North American Digital Artwork (DAW®) Vernissage ‘MUSaEUM in New York’

Leading Italian digital art curator Cinello announces the opening of MUSaEUM in New York, the first-ever showcase of Digital Artworks (DAW®) in the Americas. The renowned and unique digital art house brings a hand-picked collection of old-world masterpieces from Michelangelo, Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, and more to share with savvy art enthusiasts. The cutting-edge DAW® … Read more

DOCUTAH International Film Festival Recognizes 10 Films With 2022 Awards

To wrap up its 13th season, Utah Tech University’s DOCUTAH International Film Festival awarded 10 films special honors for the 2022 season. The award-winning films were chosen on a variety of merits and judged by a panel of industry professionals. Special guests Shelley Gish, Ms. Senior Canada Universe, and Marianne Hamilton, Ms. Senior Universe, handed … Read more