Wednesday, May 28, 2008

So how do you Jalloo?

June 11 - 12, Miramichi

Jalloo is the Festival of Animation and Gaming that celebrates the industry and its members with networking events, panels, workshops, keynote speakers, and showcases of professional and student work.

Jalloo is bringing in guest speakers - from the Atlantic region as well as folks from the United States, Germany, and Iceland. Guests include animator Willy Ashworth (Babar, Ewoks, CareBears, Tiny Toon Adventures), 3D artist Chaz Sutherland (The Matrix: Path of Neo, Medal of Honor: Rising Sun, The Golden Compass), animator Ron Doucet (Johnny Test, Oliver's Adventures, Speed Racer), game designer Ryan Shwayder (EverQuest II, Fighting Legends), and game artist Ben Mathis (Tony Hawk Project 8, Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion, Ghost Recon 2).

Don’t forget to register by May 30th to guarantee a seat at our main networking event: Boat Ride on the Miramichi and Lobster Dinner.

Registration is FREE! At

For a complete list of events and guests visit or contact John O'Shea, Events Coordinator, NBCC Miramichi at (506) 778-6997 or 1 (877) 773-6222.

Tuesday, May 6, 2008

The WB Returns As

INSERT DESCRIPTION“Gilmore Girls,” starring and Lauren Graham as Lorela (left) and Alexis Bledel as Rory (right), ended its run on the CW last year, but the archived episodes will be available online on a new Warner Brothers Web site later this year. (Warner Bros.)
INSERT DESCRIPTIONThe beta site is online now at

The WB brand, born as a broadcast network in 1995 and closed in 2006, will return as an online video Web site combining short original series with classic shows, the Warner Brothers Television Group announced Monday., and a complementary site for children called, are part of a “digital destination” strategy by Warner Brothers, a subsidiary of Time Warner, to tailor Web sites to specific audiences.

In trying to compete for consumers’ time, Warner Brothers and other media companies have sought new outlets for content, sometimes bypassing the traditional network structure and creating broadband Internet channels.

“My 20-year-old daughter and her friends are watching ‘One Tree Hill’ and ‘Pushing Daisies,’ but not on television,” Bruce Rosenblum, the president of the Warner television group, said. “They’re watching on laptops and cellphones. Here’s the interesting part — to them, that is television.”