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Autodesk, Lightstorm and Weta Drive Virtual Production Forward

Autodesk, Inc. has partnered with Lightstorm Entertainment and Weta Digital to develop the next generation of virtual production technology for the motion picture industry.

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NVIDIA Maximus Fuels Workstation Revolution with Kepler Architecture

NVIDIA launched the second generation of its breakthrough workstation platform, NVIDIA Maximus, featuring Kepler, the fastest, most efficient GPU architecture.

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OpenGL ES Enabled GPUs to Hit 1 Billion Units by 2014

Shipments of GPUs conformant with the Khronos OpenGL ES family of graphics APIs (Application Programming Interface) will reach 1 billion units per annum by 2014 according to Imagination Technologies.

Dreamworks Headline News

Houdini Integrates with OpenVDB

DreamWorks Animation SKG and Side Effects Software (sidefx.com) announced plans to integrate OpenVDB (openvdb.org), DreamWorks Animation’s previously proprietary sparse volume data format, into an upcoming release of Side Effect Software’s flagship Houdini software.

Studios Headline News

Pixar Brings RenderMan to SIGGRAPH

Pixar Animation Studios announced that the RenderMan team will present new insights at SIGGRAPH 2012 into its very latest rendering technologies, including upcoming releases RenderMan Studio 4.0 and RenderMan Pro Server 17.0, along with live demonstrations of RenderMan On Demand, Pixar’s new cloud rendering service.

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Digital Domain Provides VFX for 'The Watch'

Digital Domain Productions, a subsidiary of Digital Domain Media Group, recently completed visual effects for “The Watch,” 20th Century Fox's comedy starring Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn, Jonah Hill and Richard Ayoade.

Million Headline News

Box Office: 'Dark Knight Rises' Beats 'Total Recall' Reboot

This weekend at the box office, Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight Rises” came in on top at the box office, besting Sony’s “Total Recall” reboot and Fox’s “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days.”

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Kinect To Gather Birds of a Feather

The Kinect Birds of a Feather meeting, at SIGGRAPH 2012, on Tuesday, August 7, from 1-2:30 pm will be an unprecedented gathering of some of the foremost developers in kinect motion capture and scanning technology.

Cartoon Headline News

Cartoon Art Museum Presents Cartoon Story-Telling with Joe Wos

Watch drawings come to life, and learn how to create your own, as Joe Wos presents his original blend of storytelling and live cartoon illustration, an unforgettable and entertaining experience that children and adults of all ages will enjoy.

Effects Headline News

Imagineer To Preview mocha 3.1 at SIGGRAPH 2012

Imagineer Systems announced it will showcase its newest versions of mocha Pro and mocha AE at SIGGRAPH 2012 in Los Angeles next week, along with previews of the upcoming mocha v3.1.

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