DreamWorks Animation SKG announced the launch of OpenVDB (openvdb.org), a previously proprietary sparse volume data format, to the Open Source community.
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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.”
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.
Georgia Tech researchers are developing a way to simulate and control movement of computer-generated characters without a skeletal structure.
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.
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.
Film and television production company Galaxy Pop has commenced production on its latest animated children’s series, “Get Ace,” scheduled to premiere in October 2013 on Network Ten.
MAXON Computer announced the company’s exhibitor participation at SIGGRAPH 2012 – the leading convention for computer graphics and interactive technology professionals, taking place August 7-9, at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
Peter Seymour appointed to the newly-created position of Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Disney/ABC Television Group; Restructure consolidates financial leadership for the entertainment portfolio under one proven strategic executive.
Former NVIDIA senior product manager for digital media and film to expand global reach through strategic sales, marketing and product development initiatives.
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.
Syfy is greenlighting Reunion Pictures’ new series pilot “High Moon,” an adaptation of John Christopher’s best-selling novel “The Lotus Caves.”
At SIGGRAPH 2012, Luxology will host numerous customer presentations that highlight how modo 601 enhances the creative power of artists and designers around the world.
Nickelodeon announced that it has greenlit over a dozen new live-action, animation and TV movie projects that will begin rolling out this fall and into 2013.
Wacom showcases its Cintiq and Intuos 5 tablets at SIGGRAPH 2012, August 5 - 9 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
Sony Pictures Imageworks (SPI) and Sony Pictures Animation (SPA) will feature their renowned stable of effects and animation talent in special “behind the scenes” presentations during SIGGRAPH 2012 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
In celebration of “A Liar’s Autobiography,” Trinity, Brainstorm and EPIX partner with Adobe to sponsor global online animation competition “Animate Chapman.”
French director Xavier Fauthoux has been chosen as the Grand Prize winner for the James Brown Music Video Challenge.
The Jim Henson Company has joined forces with Amtrak for a second year to present a fun and engaging summertime promotion that will award one lucky family with an Amtrak vacation.
Tank delivers a foundation and flexible app framework for evolving pipelines; adds integrated asset management to the Shotgun production tracking platform.
Executive Producers Ben Morris and Ron Cicero have launched Clutch, a production studio specializing in an integrated approach to design, live-action and visual effects work for both traditional and non-traditional media.
Emmy Award-winning Toon Boom Animation announced that the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has nominated four animated programs powered by Toon Boom.