William Joyce http://redriverradio.org en Shreveport author and illustrator prepares for 'Epic' weekend http://redriverradio.org/post/shreveport-author-and-illustrator-prepares-epic-weekend <p>Shreveport author and illustrator William Joyce will receive a prestigious media award Thursday that coincides with the premiere of his new animated feature film that will debut in Shreveport.</p><p></p><p>Joyce will&nbsp;receive a Christopher Award&nbsp; in New York.&nbsp; His book, "The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore," will be recognized alongside other books, films, and&nbsp;television/cable&nbsp;shows that live up to the highest values of the human spirit, according to the Christophers.</p> Wed, 22 May 2013 16:31:01 +0000 Courtney Heppe 28009 at http://redriverradio.org Shreveport author and illustrator prepares for 'Epic' weekend 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 10:01 Spotlight: William Joyce & The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore http://redriverradio.org/post/1001-spotlight-william-joyce-fantastic-flying-books-mr-morris-lessmore <p>The wait is almost over for the picture book that originally inspired William Joyce&rsquo;s Academy Award-winning short film The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore.&nbsp; Bill Beckett talks with William Joyce about the release of the BOOK and a new iPhone and iPad AP for the book. A Book signing will take place tonight at 6:00 p.m. Tue, 19 Jun 2012 15:01:00 +0000 Bill Beckett & William Joyce 12849 at http://redriverradio.org 10:01 Spotlight: William Joyce & The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore 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