New feature in Thinkbox Software’s scalable solution for managing compute resources across platforms on physical and virtual machines automates the configuration of render farms on Amazon EC2.
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Peyton Reed’s ‘Ant-Man’ makes $58 million domestic debut, the second-lowest bow for Marvel Studios since ‘The Incredible Hulk’ opened to $55.4 million in 2008.
Alongside the increasingly complex evolution of three fully-grown CG fire-breathing dragons, VFX house Pixomondo leverages Cospective’s cineSync review and annotation tool for global production pipeline for HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones.’
Released by Dover Studios co-founder Andrew Hazelden, Autodesk Maya plug-in RocketComp instantly connects Maya to 10 of the most popular desktop compositing applications in use today.
Deadline’s new wizard enables secure communication using customers’ Google Cloud Platform account information to create a VPN connection between the user’s workstation and cloud account.
Scholarship recipients include Tomek Pilarski from Poland’s University of Arts, CSU Long Beach’s Alan Huynh, Sheridan College’s Anastasiia Platoshyna, Ringling’s Michael Trikosko, Sheridan College’s Eustace Ng, Griffith College’s Michael Linhart, MOPA’s Sarah Chalek, Academy of Art University’s Joanna K. Stopyra, and California College of the Arts’ Tiffany Rodriquez.
Taking first place at the North American box office with a $115.2 million debut, Illumination Entertainment’s ‘Despicable Me’ spinoff scores the second-biggest opening weekend of all time for an animated title.
Iloura VFX supervisor Glenn Melenhorst discusses the return of Ted, the politically incorrect talking teddy bear that stars in Seth MacFarlane’s adult comedy sequel.
Continued reflections on how society has a critical need for igniting and cultivating imagination as the origin of all ideation, inspiration, invention and innovation.
The co-director of Illumination Entertainment’s highly anticipated animated spin-off details the challenge of giving the loveable yellow sidekicks of ‘Despicable Me’ and ‘Despicable Me 2’ their own film.
Software update introduces important advances in physically based rendering for VFX and CG animation.
The new animated feature written and directed by ‘The Lion King’s Roger Allers, which includes work from nine of the biggest names in animation, wows the opening night audience at the 2015 Annecy International Animated Film Festival.
Four years in the making, two-time Oscar nominee trades in his familiar comedic 2D animation style for slow-paced storytelling in a brand-new stop-motion short film.
MPC VFX Supervisor Sheldon Stopsack examines the ins and outs of digitally recreating an iconic action hero for Paramount’s ‘Terminator’ franchise reboot.
Spencer Fawcett takes a look at Richard Hill-Whittall’s new book about the risks and rewards of independent game development.
ILM VFX supervisor Ben Snow discusses the enormity, complexity and challenges of the work his team wrestled with on Marvel’s latest superhero adventure.
Cospective and Shotgun join forces to offer VFX, animation and post studios a faster way of working with built-in Shotgun Review portal built directly into cineSync.
Pixar’s new film is the best animation film this year so far, and their best release since ‘Toy Story 3.’
What’s in the water at RISD that gives the school such a creative spark? A group of ex-students offers their opinions.
Nearly 450 half-hours of original content from Warner Bros. Animation to premiere on the rebranded network; New WBA Series ‘Bunnicula,’ ‘Wabbit – A Looney Tunes Production’ and ‘Be Cool Scooby-Doo!’ set for global rollout this fall.