William Joyce

11:31am

Wed May 22, 2013
Local

Shreveport author and illustrator prepares for 'Epic' weekend

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.

Joyce will receive a Christopher Award  in New York.  His book, "The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore," will be recognized alongside other books, films, and television/cable shows that live up to the highest values of the human spirit, according to the Christophers.

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9:21am

Tue February 5, 2013
Business

Shreveport firm seeks backers for video game project

Moonbot Studios' founder Bill Joyce said the firm's third video game project, "The Golem," will be completed entirely in-house.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

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.

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10:01am

Tue June 19, 2012
10:01 Spotlight

10:01 Spotlight: William Joyce & The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore

Cover for the Book

The wait is almost over for the picture book that originally inspired William Joyce’s Academy Award-winning short film The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore.  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.

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9:41am

Tue March 6, 2012
Local

Shreveport showers Moonbot Studios with confetti, praise

Reminiscent of an old-time ticker-tape parade, confetti rained down on Shreveport as hundreds of people lined several downtown blocks to celebrate Moonbot Studios' Academy Award.