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Thinkbox Software announces new plug-in offerings for Autodesk Maya at SIGGRAPH 2013, including the latest version of the company’s popular volumetric particle renderer, Krakatoa MY, XMesh MY for geometry caching, and Frost MY for point cloud meshing.
On the heels of the announcement from Fox that The Simpsons will appear on Family Guy, Comic-Con attendees learn that the animated family will join forces with Futurama in crossover episode planned for 2014.
Disney channel’s intergalactic animated comedy series, Wander Over Yonder, from Emmy Award-winning producer Craig McCracken, premieres Friday, September 13, with a first-look following the Phineas and Ferb: Mission Marvel premiere August 16.
Pipeline toolkit unveiled at SIGGRAPH 2013 provides users with out-of-the-box integrations with Photoshop, Maya, Nuke and Houdini, and a flexible customization framework.
Following its world premiere at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival, where it received the prestigious Annecy Cristal award for best short film, Chris Landreth’s Subconscious Password has its U.S. premiere at SIGGRAPH 2013.
Visual production company BiG MACHiNE promotes Executive Producer Sean Owolo to company partner alongside Co-Founders/Creative Directors Steve Petersen and Ken Carlson.
International visual effects house Method Studios and previsualization company HALON Entertainment announce a strategic alliance to jointly provide previs and VFX services to feature film and commercial clients.
A third season of Disney XD's number-one animated series Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man spins onto Marvel Universe on Disney XD.
Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy commences principal photography in the UK in preparation for August 1, 2014 film release.
Rising Sun Pictures and Flinders University announce the completion of their inaugural intensive ten-week training program in visual effects where students bolster their skills in rotoscoping, camera tracking, match-moving and compositing.
Rainbow is partnering with Lucky Punch and March Entertainment on a second season of the CGI animated series, Mia and me.
Cartoon Network and the Lego Group unveil the new Mixels franchise, which will feature animated content (primarily shorts), a rich digital gaming experience, a collectible building toy concept, plus much more, and is set to launch in 2014.
Christie launches Christie’s HoloStation, a fully self-contained, personal visualization system, at SIGGRAPH.
OptiTrack will feature a half-pipe with markered skateboarders at SIGGRAPH to showcase the wide-angle capabilities of 24 Prime 17W cameras powered by Motive:Body software.
Thinkbox Software announces the latest versions of their software Krakatoa and Stoke, with demonstrations and training sessions scheduled for SIGGRAPH 2013.
Mirada teams with Guillermo del Toro for the prologue sequence for Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures Pacific Rim.
Cartoon Network gives an exclusive sneak peek at San Diego Comic-Con of three brand-new original animated series from Cartoon Network Studios: Pete Browngardt’s Uncle Grandpa, Skyler Page’s Clarence, and Rebecca Sugar’s highly-anticipated Steven Universe.
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.
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.