A panel on the State of the Visual Effects Industry, moderated by Jim Hillin with panelists Dave Rand, Scott Squires, Scott Ross and IATSE representative Steve Kaplan, will be held at SIGGRAPH 2013 in Ballroom AB on Thursday, July 25, from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
At SIGGRAPH 2013, Fabric Engine unleashes Creation: Splice and Creation: Horde, as well as offering a sneak peak at a new scene assembly, lighting and shader authoring system, Creation: Stage.
Thinkbox Software announces their plans for SIGGRAPH 2013, which includes a preview of the latest developments made to Deadline, the cross-platform render management solution.
Imagineer Systems demonstrates the newest version of mocha Pro, with improved international character support and significant features to help artists work more efficiently, at SIGGRAPH 2013.
Imagination Technologies will showcase their new developments in ray-traced graphics at SIGGRAPH with previews of Caustic Visualizer for Maya v1.2 and Caustic Visualizer for 3ds Max 1.0.
Chaos Group is teaming up with some of the VFX industry’s top artists to present V-Ray Day, a behind the scenes look at how V-Ray continues to support VFX artists.
Tweak Software unveils RV 4.0, combining industry-leading playback, review and collaboration with a new generation of features, at SIGGRAPH 2013.
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.
Representatives of the Department of Commerce in China’s Jilin Provence visit the ASIFA Hollywood booth at this week’s San Diego Comic-Con.
Acme Filmworks announces the release of the Giants’ First Steps, a collection of 25 student films by 15 of Hollywood’s greatest animated feature film directors.
The Jim Henson Company’s Emmy Award-nominated PBS KIDS series Dinosaur Train is being adapted as a live stage production, Dinosaur Train - Live! Buddy’s Big Adventure.
SIGGRAPH 2013 announces the new Exhibits Fast Forward session, featuring one-minute highlights from participating exhibitors, on Monday, July 22, starting at 3:45 p.m.
MPC standardizes on Tweak Software's RV for playback and review across its feature film VFX facilities, in addition to selecting RV as the underlying platform for MPC's new proprietary ReviewTool VFX editing software.
From August 9 – 11, fans will be offered a glimpse of upcoming Disney films, including Frozen and The Good Dinosaur at the 2013 D23 Expo.
Trollbäck + Company creates a multimedia show open for 7th annual AICP Next Awards, which will air throughout the U.S. during the 2013 AICP Awards Tour.
Los Angeles-based Sprite Entertainment Studio teams with Japan’s OLM Group to host “The Anime Spirit: From Pokémon and Pac-Man to Live-Action Films” as part of SIGGRAPH 2013’s Production Sessions event.
Cinelicious provides 4K restoration to the Academy Of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences’ animation showcase, The Giants' First Steps. Featuring early films of animation luminaries curated by Acme Filmworks, the program will keynote SIGGRAPH 2013.
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.
Women In Animation, the professional organization for women working in the animation industry, kicks off this year’s SIGGRAPH conference and exhibition with its annual Birds of a Feather meet-and-greet mixer.
The results of a feasibility study aimed toward reducing the impact of foreign tax incentives on the visual effects industry find that international subsidies that injure domestic industries can be challenged in the International Trade Court.
The Ottawa International Animation Festival announces the official selection of films that will compete and be screened at this year’s festival running September 18th-22nd.
Syfy announces its lineup for this year’s Comic-Con, which will include the launch of the network's newest scripted series, Helix.
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.