After merging with The Foundry, can Luxology and their new release compete with Maya, Softimage and Lightwave?
2TEN partners again with director Gore Verbinski to provide practical effects for Disney’s Lone Ranger.
Thinkbox Software announces new plug-in offerings for Autodesk Maya at SIGGRAPH 2013, including the latest version of the company’s popular volumetric particle renderer, Krakatoa MY, XMesh MY for geometry caching, and Frost MY for point cloud meshing.
Pipeline toolkit unveiled at SIGGRAPH 2013 provides users with out-of-the-box integrations with Photoshop, Maya, Nuke and Houdini, and a flexible customization framework.
Following its world premiere at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival, where it received the prestigious Annecy Cristal award for best short film, Chris Landreth’s Subconscious Password has its U.S. premiere at SIGGRAPH 2013.
Rainbow is partnering with Lucky Punch and March Entertainment on a second season of the CGI animated series, Mia and me.
Thinkbox Software announces the latest versions of their software Krakatoa and Stoke, with demonstrations and training sessions scheduled for SIGGRAPH 2013.
Mirada teams with Guillermo del Toro for the prologue sequence for Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures Pacific Rim.
Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences computer science faculty members Hanspeter Pfister and Todd Zickler present three technical papers this week at SIGGRAPH 2013.
Bron Animation begins production this fall on the full-length CG animated feature film, Henchmen, based on an original script by Jay D. Waxman directed by Adam Wood.
Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me 2 beats DreamWorks Animation’s new entry Turbo, which scores one of the lowest domestic openings ever for a DreamWorks Animation title.
Cloud-based rendering services company Render Rocket will showcase a new, open source cloud-rendering application called Render Rocket LaunchPad and a new cloud resource management tool called Render Rocket Throttle at the Intel Studio Lounge at SIGGRAPH 2013.
Faceware Technologies announces Faceware Live, a new product that captures a live actor’s facial performance with any video source, and instantly transfers that performance to a 3D character in real time, at SIGGRAPH 2013.
Artists from the Creative Talent Network to showcase how they create for feature films and independent personal projects with the Wacom Cintiq.
Pixar Animation Studios celebrates 25 years of Pixar’s RenderMan at SIGGRAPH 2013 with a commemorative Users Group Meeting and a number of special presentations.
Tom Sito’s new book is the definitive take on computer animation history and CG’s rapid rise to creative content technological hegemony.
David Soren helms DreamWorks’ latest film about a snail with dreams of racing who can suddenly hit 200 mph.
Motion capture technology developer Vicon launches the latest addition to its suite of 3D motion capture tracking systems at SIGGRAPH 2013, booth #771, taking place July 23-25, in Anaheim, California.
Get a taste of what some of the industry’s leading technology developers have on tap for SIGGRAPH 2013, including product announcements and demonstrations, Exhibitor Tech Talks and User Group meetings.
humble’s hydra trips the light fantastic with dogs, cacti and comedy in Tumbleweed Tango, an animated short by directing duo hydra about love-struck balloon dogs dancing in a cactus patch.
HP announces that DreamWorks Animation used HP technology to develop cutting-edge animation for its latest film, Turbo.