Fotokem’s Keep Me Posted has appointed veteran VFX Supervisor Peter Vazquez to spearhead the expansion of the company’s visual effects services.
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The long-awaited goal of virtual reality for video games came a step closer today as Oculus, a developer of virtual reality technology, launched a Kickstarter campaign for its new headset—the “Oculus Rift.”
Red Giant announces the release of Trapcode Suite 12, which adds Adobe Creative Suite 6 (CS6) updates; bonus Guru Presets for Shine and Particular; and Trapcode Mir, the new product from Trapcode creator Peder Norrby.
Fabric Engine announces Creation Platform, the world’s first dedicated platform for building high-performance graphics applications.
The Toronto International Film Festival announced that Sony Pictures Animation’s Hotel Transylvania would get its world premiere as part of this year’s TIFF Kids program on Saturday, September 8, 2012.
Thinkbox Software announces Ember, a volumetric data manipulation toolkit that enables powerful workflows around the creation and post-processing of simulations from various sources.
Disney Junior will debut the primetime special "Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Jake Saves Bucky" on Disney Channel on International Talk Like A Pirate Day, Wednesday, September 19.
Directorial duo Dayton/Faris tapped longtime collaborators at bi-coastal Brickyard VFX for all visual effects work on their second indie feature, "Ruby Sparks".
At SIGGRAPH 2012, OptiTrack will launch a brand new series of motion capture cameras specifically tailored to large-volume, full-scale productions.
The AEAF Awards winners were announced at a gala screening in Sydney on July 24, 2012; the number and quality of entries in the Feature Film VFX category sparked a new Gold, Silver and Bronze system for winners, recognizing MPC, Weta and Cinesite.
Red Giant released a new version of Magic Bullet Denoiser II that adds support for Apple Final Cut Pro 7 and Adobe Premiere Pro.
As London hosts the 2012 Olympics, P2 Games' latest app, Peppa Pig's Sports Day, allows Peppa fans to join the sporting fun by competing in their very own Sports Day event this summer.
RE:Vision Effects announces the initial release of their ReelSmart Motion Blur v4 plug-in for Avid Media Composer, Symphony and NewsCutter.
Chick-fil-A has replaced its kid’s meal prize with a series of books from the “Berenstain Bears” series.
Stop Motion Montreal unveils its 2012 festival trailer with a trove of classic stop-motion film references.
After a three-film “Lord of the Rings” series, New Line, MGM and Warner Bros. will return to Middle Earth for another three pictures.
Toon Boom Animation and online kids channel Toon Goggles announce the development of applications that will enable kids to create and netcast their animations.
Aardman Animations has boosted its grass-roots animation brand with a fantastic new “Animate It!” app which launches in the iTunes App Store for just $2.99.
Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight Rises” easily won the weekend race at the box office, grossing $64.1 million for a 10-day domestic total of $289.1 million.
Vancouver Animation School announces its sponsorship of two “Birds of a Feather” sessions at the premier worldwide computer animation conference coming to the JW Marriot at LA Live in Los Angeles on August 7.