2014’s stars in the making

With the new year just beginning, we thought you may want to get an early jump on some of the filmmakers, performers and creators who could be grabbing headlines later this year.

Gia Coppola’s continuation of her family’s Hollywood legacy, Zara McFarlane’s reaffirmation of jazz’s vitality and the husband-and-wife team pushing the boundaries of what counts as a video game are just a glimpse of who may make it big this year.

And yes, while “Welcome to Night Vale,” is no stranger to Tumblr, we wouldn’t be surprised if the podcast’s creative team sees even greater success in months to come.

So want to see who else made the list, or think we may have left someone off? Head over to our full listing right here.

Photos: Brownswood Recordings, Rick Madonik / Toronto Star via Getty Images, Anton Nickel, Media Greenhouse

Sony reveals the Playstation 4: Miss last night’s PS4 reveal? We have you covered, from a rundown of what you need to know about Sony’s new console, a wrap-up of the night’s long list of announcements to responses from industry experts.

Head over to Hero Complex for the full story on the PS4, which will launch by the end of this year.

As for our favorite moment? The new clip from “Watch_Dogs.”

Photos: Sony Computer Entertainment

Video game consoles are losing ground in video gaming as players turn to tablets and smartphones.
Illustration credit: Christopher Serra / For The Times

Video game consoles are losing ground in video gaming as players turn to tablets and smartphones.

Illustration credit: Christopher Serra / For The Times

How the L.A. Noire makers re-created the city of 1947: The production design team went through image archives, vintage clothing stores and more to get things just right.
Photo: Motorists arrive from the east along U.S. Highway 99-70 or 60, as they enter Los Angeles on May 30, 1947. Credit: Associated Press

How the L.A. Noire makers re-created the city of 1947: The production design team went through image archives, vintage clothing stores and more to get things just right.

Photo: Motorists arrive from the east along U.S. Highway 99-70 or 60, as they enter Los Angeles on May 30, 1947. Credit: Associated Press