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.
Digital agency Modus Operandi creates an action-intensive campaign to showcase the EA SPORTS IGNITE Engine and the next generation of EA SPORTS games.
MPC teams up with digital agency Modus Operandi to create a pair of adrenaline-pumping spots for EA SPORTS used to promote the company’s four sports franchises at the 2013 E3 conference.
Imaginary Forces solidifies the epic journey of the giant monsters of Guillermo Del Toro’s sci-fi blockbuster, Pacific Rim, with a striking main-on-end title sequence and main title sequence.
Ubisoft’s Rabbids head to Nickelodeon in an all new CG-animated series, Rabbids Invasion, premiering August 3.
AWN teams up with Caustic to host a giveaway this week on Twitter, with one lucky winner to receive a copy of the company’s popular ray-tracing software plug-in, Caustic Visualizer.
Newly organized CG artists ratify a contract negotiated between the Animation Guild, Local 839 IATSE and Nickelodeon Animation Studios.
Universal and Illumination Entertainment's box office hit Despicable Me 2 holds onto the top spot on the box office charts in its second weekend, beating out Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim and Sony’s Grown Ups 2.
Side Effects Software announces the Houdini Engine, which allows for deep integration of Houdini technology into a wide variety of Digital Content Creation tools.
VFX company Tippett forms a partnership with visual technology group Pixelux Entertainment to supply and license Hollywood-style original and creature animations for the Efexio special effects marketplace with the creation of an exclusive “Tippett Creature Shop,” featuring downloadable quality animations of creatures.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announces the establishment of a new postproduction, visual effects and animation company at the landmark Tri-Main Center in Buffalo, NY.
Nexus and Analog create visual effects for Wieden + Kennedy's "Hands,” a two-minute CG animated short film directed by Smith & Foulkes for Honda.
Over five years in the making, animated short The Café is a work-in-progress with an ever-changing cast of participants from around the world, led by led by husband-and-wife powerhouse animation team Dana (Boadway) Masson and Terrence Masson.
DHX Media signs a new deal with Canal+ to bring the CG animated show, Monster Math Squad, to territories including France, Monaco and Andorra.
VFX house Nvizible announces the company’s involvement with UK sci-fi feature, Our Robot Overlords, starring Gillian Anderson and Sir Ben Kingsley.
Shotgun Software’s web-based production management platform, Shotgun, keeps Paris-based animation studio Illumination Mac Guff on track for the 3D summer family film, Despicable Me 2.
After the success of Polita with Polish audiences, Platige plans to bring its 3D stage technology to Broadway.