LightWave 3D Group is offering a free 30-day trial of their software ChronoSculpt with allows 3D artists to create time-based content sculpting and the ability to correct cache animation and dynamic simulations from 3ds Max, Maya, LightWave 3D, Softimage, Modo, and Cinema 4D software.
Shade VFX announces the opening of a second location in New York and the promotion of David Van Dyke to the position of Vice President.
Radley announces the promotion of three of their founding partners to help facilitate further growth of the studio, Kurt Spenser to Chief Creative Officer, Antonio Cicarelli to Executive Creative Director of Design and Animation, and Brandon Hill to President of Television.
Quixel introduces the new Quixel Suite which features NDO, DDO, 3DO, and the newly introduced Megascans.
The Walt Disney Company pays $500 million for Maker Studios, one of YouTube’s largest multi-channel networks.
A brand-new, next-generation production company, Knox Avenue, opens in downtown Los Angeles at Maker City LA with a fully developed Directorial roster, made up of up-and-coming talents hand-selected by Founder/Executive Producer Brooke Dooley.
RE:Vision Effects announces Twixtor 6, a new version of Twixtor that allows users to create engaging slow motion shots without the cost of renting a high speed camera, and which features with GPU support for The Foundry Nuke and Assimilate Scratch.
Gaumont Animation announces Giochi Preziosi has signed a Master Toy license to develop figurines, accessories & play sets based on Calimero, which just made a CG comeback on France’s TFOU and debuts on Italy’s RAI March 25.
Trent Locke joins the executive management and strategy team of Portfolio Entertainment as Chief Operating Officer and VP of Finance.
Ben Sherwood named to succeed Anne Sweeney as Co-Chairman, Disney Media Networks and President, Disney/ABC Television Group in February 2015.
Blockbuster titles, including Star Wars: Episode VII, Marvel's Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron, will come to life in the IMAX experience.
Rainmaker Entertainment and Blockade Entertainment announce a raft of international distribution deals for their two new stereoscopic CG-animated feature films Ratchet & Clank and Sly Cooper.
Rodeo FX bolsters presence in the U.S. with the addition of Camille Geier as Executive Producer, who will work predominately in New York City and on the East Coast.
Chaos Group announces the beta release of V-Ray 3.0 for Maya, which features faster ray tracing, progressive rendering, and open source support.
Boris FX announces Boris Continuum Complete 9, a package of visual effects for NLE and compositing platforms, which features over 30 new filters and transitions in key areas such as Image Restoration, Film, Stylize, and more.
Coolabi announces a global publishing agreement with Penguin for the new animated series Clangers; Penguin will publish brand new books in a variety of different formats and languages.