Modus Operandi & EP Rossi Cannon join forces to launch the multi-disciplinary Mod/Op Films with a 360 campaign directed by David Popescu and a digital campaign for Wild Turkey.
Weta Digital's Joe Letteri discusses the new creature work in the second Hobbit movie, The Desolation of Smaug, highlighted by the eponymous dragon.
Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug debuts at the top of the box office charts this weekend, with Disney's Frozen coming in second place.
Global computer graphics technology developer ARM acquires game lighting company Geomerics for an undisclosed amount in an agreement that enables the company to accelerate its development in mobile graphics.
Twentieth Century Fox releases a new trailer for the forthcoming CG animated feature, Rio 2, the follow-up from Blue Sky Animation.
Twentieth Century Fox releases a brand-new featurette -- debuting exclusively on AWN -- exploring the world of its upcoming 3D feature, Walking with Dinosaurs.
Disney unveils hidden gem images from animated feature Frozen, including sweet treats, fine art, and guests from foreign lands.
Through a partnership with the Against Malaria Foundation, Emmy award-winning production company Psyop creates its first video game, Nightmare: Malaria.
Mercenaries Engineering announces the release of the new Guerilla Render, the next-generation renderer focused on production requirements.
The first theatrical trailer is released for Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return, a new CG animated feature based on the 1989 book, “Dorothy of Oz,” written by L. Frank Baum’s great-grandson, Roger Stanton Baum.
Visual effects and creative studio Ntropic teams up with Toyota and production company Market Films to create “Reveal,” a 30-second spot for the Toyota Tundra.
Chris Landreth’s award-winning National Film Board of Canada (NFB) animated short Subconscious Password is selected to screen at the Sundance Film Festival.
Microsoft, twofifteen McCann and Smuggler team with MPC LA for an effects-driven campaign for Xbox game title Ryse: Son of Rome.
Popular renderer for Rhino gets major overhaul across the board; speed, workflow, lighting, and material improvements.
Disney's Frozen climbs to number one in its second weekend with $31.6 million, toppling The Hunger Games: Catching Fire from the top spot.
Vine FX announces its involvement as the sole visual effects studio in the first series of the prime time BBC fantasy drama, Atlantis.
The Foundry releases NUKE 8, with more creative control, cutting-edge advancements and future-proofed 3D workflows.
Shotgun announces new media management tools and an integrated client review site; new studio review tools to roll out in back-to-back releases this December and February.
Allegorithmic introduces Substance Painter and its revolutionary particle-based brush system, a next-gen, non-destructive painting tool with multi-channel texturing for 3D assets; open beta debuts in January.
Autodesk releases Maya LT 2014 Extension 2, which advances the workflows of indie game developers with support for Maya Embedded Language (MEL) scripting, new OBJ export options and improvements to HumanIK and IK Handle technology.
Visual Effects Post Production studio ArsenalFX produces visual effects for two new national Lexus spots, “Shift” and “Say Nothing.”