FX Lead Tomas Slancik builds a robust custom feather system that allows artists to specify feather shape and easily populate designated areas.
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Newly built, 7,000-square foot headquarters features state-of-the-art proprietary software as well as hardware capable of delivering short-form creative media via integrated global dark-fiber services housed within a secured environment.
CG-animated film is a co-production of Germany’s Studio 100 Media and Buzz Studios in association with Australia’s Flying Bark Productions.
Shotgun review and asset management software enables efficient production management for Hong Kong-based VFX and animation studio.
Free annual animation recruitment event presented by the Toronto Animation Arts Festival International is targeted at connecting top studios with animation, visual effects and gaming job seekers from across Ontario.
Estonia’s ‘House of Unconsciousness’ wins the Grand Prix award in the narrative short category; Japan’s ‘Dark Mixer’ wins in the non-narrative short category.
Featuring Pixar’s new RIS technology, RenderMan is now completely free for use in research, education, evaluation, plug-in development, and personal projects that do not generate commercial profits.
Newest animated adaptation of ‘Astro Boy’ is a co-production between Paris-based Caribara Production, Monaco's Shibuya Productions and Japan's Tezuka Productions.
Overseas, DreamWorks Animation’s ‘Home’ opens in nine markets, earning an outstanding $19.2 million debut.
Updates include the new Quadro M6000 GPU with 12 GB of memory and Maxwell GPU architecture, new features and performance in Iray 2015, and an upgraded Quadro Visual Computing Appliance.
Special guests to include Disney directors Don Hall and Chris Williams, producer Roy Conli, visual effects supervisor Kyle Odermatt, head of animation Zach Parrish, and director of cinematography lighting Adolph Lusinsky.
Video competition open to producers, filmmakers and animators from around the world boasts $5,000 prize.
Chinese business development program ensures render efficiency for growing community of more than 100 new media, film and gaming companies.
As lead VFX studio, MPC was responsible for a variety of 3D and 2D effects, including creating Jack’s beanstalk, creatures such as Cinderella’s birds, mice, snakes and a cow, magic effects, fantasy environments, and transformation shots.
International premiere of new short film by Dutch filmmaker and artist, Rosto, kicks off the 2015 edition of the Holland Animation Film Festival in Utrecht.
Digital-Tutors releases three new tutorials for Maya, 3ds Max and CINEMA 4D taught by a former Sony Imageworks artist to help 3D artists get CheckMate certified for TurboSquid's online store.
Lighting Technical Director at Industrial Light & Magic to present special guest lecture on Wednesday, March 25.
New CG-animated series co-produced by Nerd Corps Entertainment and A Stark Production lands in Belgium, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Germany.
Award-winning Los Angeles-based director has helped create campaigns for clients such as Guinness, MTV, Honda and Google.
Attracting a wider range of filmmakers, Festival dedicated to films made using stop-motion animation adds Pixilation category.
London visual effects house partners with ITV Studios for the CG-animated reimagining of the beloved ‘Thunderbirds’ series set to premiere this spring.
New Montreal team to focus on development of MAXON products and SDK Support for strategic partnerships and third-party developers.
Deadline for submissions to the annual Independent Animation Showcase is May 15; Psychedelic Anijam submissions will be accepted until May 29.
With new systems already in production, famed VFX studio can quickly source production-ready mocap data anywhere.