In advance of SIGGRAPH 2014, DreamWorks Animation details the studio’s contribution of its patented, production-quality Lossy Compression Codec to the OpenEXR standard developed by ILM.
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Render farm management software increases efficiency, maximizes throughput and promotes easy integration with key pipeline components; See Qube! 6.6 at SIGGRAPH 2014.
The National Film Board of Canada presents a diverse lineup of stellar titles at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival, including Oscar winner Torill Kove’s latest short film, ‘Me and My Moulton.’
Twentieth Century Fox and DreamWorks Animation release a new trailer for ‘The Penguins of Madagascar.’
Major update adds professional nonlinear online editing features, revolutionary new ColorMatch, new photographer-friendly color correction tools, on-set media management and much more.
Operating income at the media conglomerate's film studio more than doubles to $411 million as ‘Frozen’ outperforms internationally and in home entertainment.
The writer and co-director of Disney’s ‘Frozen’ is set to tackle the adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s beloved book, ‘A Wrinkle in Time.’
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association rewrites the rules to better define what makes a movie qualify as “animated,” and to allow foreign-language movies into the animation category.
Kid’s cross-platform network ramps up its offerings of premium children’s video content with the addition of six noteworthy series, including DHX Media’s ‘UMIGO,’ a series of new animated music videos from children’s musician Danny Weinkauf, and ‘The Kimchi Warrior.’
Visual effects industry veteran joins Framestore’s film studio in Montreal, where he will be responsible for overseeing the day to day operation of the facility.
New version of Vicon’s pioneering facial mocap system to feature hardware improvements and updates to CaraLive and CaraPost for faster, more efficient facial tracking.
Upgraded real-time facial technology includes faster calibration, enhanced face tracking, Unity support and more.
Post production and visual effects company Encore promotes Jay Bodnar to SVP, Engineering; Tom Kendall to SVP, VFX; and Morgan Strauss to SVP, Operations.
Visual effects studio Luma Pictures standardizes render management and data processing across studios with the purchase of more than 400 seats of Deadline for its Linux-based pipeline.
Disney releases a sneak peek at the first seven minutes of the upcoming animated series ‘Star Wars Rebels’ onto the web.
Rising VFX studio establishes pipeline around Shotgun for production tracking, review, and asset management.
Bent Image Lab creates eight new animated promos for Country Music Television's (CMT) ‘Party Down South.’
Led by Director Seth Epstein, the creative team at Stardust completes a new short film commissioned by DC Shoes featuring Design/Graffiti and Art Collective CYRCLE.
R&D Center for Creative Projects; Current Initiatives Include Advances in Digital Filmmaking, Virtual Reality, and the Wikihuman Project.
Former Wiredrive exec launches West Coast agency specializing in broadcast, branded content, digital and interactive with diverse and compelling roster.
Technology experts from Digital Domain, Scalar Decisions and Digital District weighing in during Birds of a Feather Event; designer-friendly licensing option set to debut.
Legacy of 3D software innovation delivers modeling, animation and rendering enhancements for ‘real-world’ workflow.