We’re very happy to announce an exclusive, theatrical premiere of The Artists webseries on April 28th, ahead of the CBC launch on May 1st. The screening will take place at the Royal Theatre (608 College St) at 1pm. We’re screening half the series which will be approximately 60 mins, along with a panel discussion directly proceeding the series. Admission is free and all ages. Should be a good time.
The Artists: An Interview with Director Peter Mishara
Super Powered Fan Podcast – April 9, 2018 – Episode 44: Interview with ‘The Artists’ Writer/Director Peter Mishara
Meet the group of rogue programmers who, in the 1980s, decided to elevate computer games to an art form.
Pong took computer games out of the lab and into the dive bar. Here’s how the runaway success of Atari’s first game led to the company’s eventual downfall.
Though his industry was becoming increasingly concerned with the bottom line, Chris Crawford understood that video games could revolutionize storytelling.
Doom was a fast-paced and immersive first-person shooter game whose success was the envy of the industry.
Before video games could get graphic, text-based adventures imagined the future of literature.
The history-inspired Civilization games say less about the past than they do about what’s next.
For one programmer, the future of gaming was about more than art. It was a social issue.