Moonbot Studios http://redriverradio.org en Shreveport's Moonbot Studios boosts Chipotle's profile http://redriverradio.org/post/shreveports-moonbot-studios-boosts-chipotles-profile-0 <p>The new online animated short commercial for Chipotle Mexican Grill has gone viral -- more than 5 million YouTube views and counting. It has Shreveport creative firm Moonbot Studios to thank. Moonbot partner Brandon Oldenburg is surprised by how many people have checked it out.</p><p></p><p>“We’re abashed. We’re amazed by watching these numbers go up as far as the amount of views," Oldenburg said, during an&nbsp;interview at Moonbot's Shreveport office.</p> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 14:00:17 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 33645 at http://redriverradio.org Shreveport's Moonbot Studios boosts Chipotle's profile Shreveport firm seeks backers for video game project http://redriverradio.org/post/shreveport-firm-seeks-backers-video-game-project <p>A Gothic adventure video game is under development by Oscar-winning Moonbot Studios in Shreveport. Company officials have launched an online crowd-sourcing fundraiser through Kickstarter. They aim to raise $750,000, along with grassroots buzz from gamers. The game, “The Golem,” will be created entirely in-house by Moonbot’s 50 employees. At a Monday news conference, principal Brandon Oldenburg said the project was on the back burner for a couple years.</p><p></p> Tue, 05 Feb 2013 15:21:38 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 23196 at http://redriverradio.org Shreveport firm seeks backers for video game project Shreveport creative firm advances storytelling art with Wonderbook http://redriverradio.org/post/shreveport-creative-firm-advances-storytelling-art-wonderbook <P>Shreveport-based Moonbot Studios participated in a panel discussion at the world's largest gaming trade fair, Gamescom, held in Cologne, Germany, earlier this month. Moonbot's creative director Adam Volker debated with fellow panelists on whether games are art. He says Moonbot aims to carve out an interactive storytelling niche in the vast gaming industry as it works on a Sony Wonderbook game for the PlayStation 3. Diggs Nightcrawler is slated to be released sometime next year. Tue, 28 Aug 2012 15:52:32 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 16337 at http://redriverradio.org Shreveport creative firm advances storytelling art with Wonderbook Shreveport showers Moonbot Studios with confetti, praise http://redriverradio.org/post/shreveport-showers-moonbot-studios-confetti-praise <p>Reminiscent of an old-time&nbsp;ticker-tape parade, confetti rained down on Shreveport&nbsp;as&nbsp;hundreds of people lined several downtown blocks to celebrate Moonbot Studios&#39; Academy Award.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 06 Mar 2012 15:41:01 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 7805 at http://redriverradio.org Shreveport showers Moonbot Studios with confetti, praise Moonbot Studios' Wins The Oscar! http://redriverradio.org/post/moonbot-studios-wins-oscar <p><strong>Congratulations to&nbsp;Moonbot&nbsp;Studios for Winning&nbsp;the Oscar for&nbsp;Best Animated&nbsp;Short. Listen again&nbsp;to&nbsp;Kate Archer&nbsp;Kent&#39;s&nbsp;interview which was featured on&nbsp;Marketplace on Friday.</strong></p><p>&nbsp;<strong>Listen&nbsp;to the Story&nbsp;Again:</strong></p><p><iframe height="164" src="http://www.marketplace.org/node/51463/player/popout" width="392"></iframe></p> Sun, 26 Feb 2012 16:00:00 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 7278 at http://redriverradio.org Moonbot Studios' Wins The Oscar!