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 launched the second generation of its breakthrough workstation platform, NVIDIA Maximus, featuring Kepler, the fastest, most efficient GPU architecture.
NVIDIA officially announced a new line of Quadro professional graphics solutions for the latest leading mobile workstations.
The OptiTrack advantage now extends to the high-end motion capture market with the announcement of the Prime Series.
This year at SIGGRAPH 2012, PipelineFX will be showing off two new additions to the Qube! render farm management family.
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.
Sony Creative Software announced the availability of the latest upgrades to their award-winning line of consumer products which include Movie Studio Platinum 12 and ACID Music Studio 9.
Mixed-media production studio Roger has expanded its team, bringing on Drew Neujahr as Executive Producer.
The Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art (MoCCA) and the Society of Illustrators have announced plans for MoCCA to transfer its assets to the Society.
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.
The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, announces its new Rules & Categories for the 40th Annual Annie Awards.
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.
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.
Adobe, ASSIMILATE, Boxx Technologies, Thinkbox Software, Tweak Software, NextComputing, Maingear Computers, Supermicro and ProMAX team pp with Fusion-io to Power Creativity in VFX Production.
With little over a month to go, the AniMazSpot 2012 animation festival, September 10 - 16, is picking up the pace.
DreamWorks Animation SKG announced the launch of OpenVDB (openvdb.org), a previously proprietary sparse volume data format, to the Open Source community.
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.