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.
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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.
Two of the most iconic and revered families on television will come together when the Griffins end up in Springfield and meet the Simpsons in a crossover Family Guy episode slated to air in Fall 2014.
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.
The Directors Guild of America hosts Digital Day 2013 on Saturday, July 27, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, a one-day event comprised of panels, presentations, hands-on demonstrations and exhibits.
Doof meets Darth in an epic ode to Star Wars from the hit animated series Phineas and Ferb in a special event episode to be presented next year on Disney Channel and Disney XD.
Cartoon Salon releases a set of sixteen limited edition prints from the Academy award-nominated film The Secret of Kells.
zSpace unveils zView, a new webcam capture application for its interactive 3D platform, and will demonstrate it during SIGGRAPH 2013.
GKIDS and Cinedigm announce the release of the latest Studio Ghibli film, From Up On Poppy Hill, on Blu-ray, DVD, and VOD, September 3.
Shotgun Software will showcase the latest version of their production management platform, Shotgun 5.1, at SIGGRAPH 2013.
Adventure Time’s Finn and Jake will take to the sky, as they join the 2013 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Big Fish partners with Calabash Animations to enhance the popular mobile game, Fairway Solitaire, with animated video.
Artists from the Creative Talent Network to showcase how they create for feature films and independent personal projects with the Wacom Cintiq.
Nominations for the 65th annual Primetime Emmy Awards are announced, with Fox’s Bob's Burgers and The Simpsons facing off in the animated program category against Nickelodeon’s Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness, Cartoon Network’s Regular Show, and Comedy Central’s South Park.
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.
Six films are nominated for the Cartoon d’Or 2013, the European award for the best animated short film.
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.
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.