LEGAL BRIEF: The Travel Ban and Your Studio: What You Can and Can’t do to Protect Your Employees

The Trump Administration’s travel ban generated considerable shock, fear, and confusion for citizens, legal residents, and refugees alike. It has also raised concerns for game studios and publishers that employ the people affected by the Executive Order (“EO”). While many are discussing the outrage and constitutionality of the EO, lawyers and immigration professionals have limited […]

The Video Game Bar Association Launches First Scholarship Program

Annual writing competition open for submissions to encourage the pursuit of game and interactive entertainment law The Video Game Bar Association (“VGBA”) is pleased to announce its first scholarship program to encourage the pursuit of game and interactive entertainment law. The VGBA Student Writing Competition aims to encourage and reward student interest in the field of […]

Starbreeze Announces New Indie Publishing Label – Starbreeze IndieLabs

Starbreeze AB, an independent creator publisher and distributor of high quality entertainment products, announced the start of a new label under its Publishing business – “Starbreeze IndieLabs” As a first IndieLabs project, Starbreeze and Croatian game developers Lion Game Lion have signed an agreement for Starbreeze to invest 300 000 USD to bring the game […]

Baobab Studios Closes $25 Million In New Funding

Virtual Reality Storyteller Behind “INVASION!” Also Broadens C-Suite, Advisory Board Baobab Studios, creator of some cutting-edge VR (virtual reality) animation entertainment, has announces the close of $25 Million in Series B funding, backed by prestigious and powerful investors in film and technology, including several returning for a second round of investment. This brings total funding to […]