Special Event: SIGGRAPH
Thinkbox Software announces new plug-in offerings for Autodesk Maya at SIGGRAPH 2013, including the latest version of the company’s popular volumetric particle renderer, Krakatoa MY, XMesh MY for geometry caching, and Frost MY for point cloud meshing.
Pipeline toolkit unveiled at SIGGRAPH 2013 provides users with out-of-the-box integrations with Photoshop, Maya, Nuke and Houdini, and a flexible customization framework.
Following its world premiere at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival, where it received the prestigious Annecy Cristal award for best short film, Chris Landreth’s Subconscious Password has its U.S. premiere at SIGGRAPH 2013.
Christie launches Christie’s HoloStation, a fully self-contained, personal visualization system, at SIGGRAPH.
OptiTrack will feature a half-pipe with markered skateboarders at SIGGRAPH to showcase the wide-angle capabilities of 24 Prime 17W cameras powered by Motive:Body software.
Thinkbox Software announces the latest versions of their software Krakatoa and Stoke, with demonstrations and training sessions scheduled for SIGGRAPH 2013.
Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences computer science faculty members Hanspeter Pfister and Todd Zickler present three technical papers this week at SIGGRAPH 2013.
Cloud-based rendering services company Render Rocket will showcase a new, open source cloud-rendering application called Render Rocket LaunchPad and a new cloud resource management tool called Render Rocket Throttle at the Intel Studio Lounge at SIGGRAPH 2013.
Faceware Technologies announces Faceware Live, a new product that captures a live actor’s facial performance with any video source, and instantly transfers that performance to a 3D character in real time, at SIGGRAPH 2013.
zSpace unveils zView, a new webcam capture application for its interactive 3D platform, and will demonstrate it during SIGGRAPH 2013.
Shotgun Software will showcase the latest version of their production management platform, Shotgun 5.1, at SIGGRAPH 2013.
Artists from the Creative Talent Network to showcase how they create for feature films and independent personal projects with the Wacom Cintiq.
Pixar Animation Studios celebrates 25 years of Pixar’s RenderMan at SIGGRAPH 2013 with a commemorative Users Group Meeting and a number of special presentations.
Motion capture technology developer Vicon launches the latest addition to its suite of 3D motion capture tracking systems at SIGGRAPH 2013, booth #771, taking place July 23-25, in Anaheim, California.
A panel on the State of the Visual Effects Industry, moderated by Jim Hillin with panelists Dave Rand, Scott Squires, Scott Ross and IATSE representative Steve Kaplan, will be held at SIGGRAPH 2013 in Ballroom AB on Thursday, July 25, from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
At SIGGRAPH 2013, Fabric Engine unleashes Creation: Splice and Creation: Horde, as well as offering a sneak peak at a new scene assembly, lighting and shader authoring system, Creation: Stage.
Thinkbox Software announces their plans for SIGGRAPH 2013, which includes a preview of the latest developments made to Deadline, the cross-platform render management solution.
Imagineer Systems demonstrates the newest version of mocha Pro, with improved international character support and significant features to help artists work more efficiently, at SIGGRAPH 2013.
Imagination Technologies will showcase their new developments in ray-traced graphics at SIGGRAPH with previews of Caustic Visualizer for Maya v1.2 and Caustic Visualizer for 3ds Max 1.0.
Chaos Group is teaming up with some of the VFX industry’s top artists to present V-Ray Day, a behind the scenes look at how V-Ray continues to support VFX artists.
Tweak Software unveils RV 4.0, combining industry-leading playback, review and collaboration with a new generation of features, at SIGGRAPH 2013.
Acme Filmworks announces the release of the Giants’ First Steps, a collection of 25 student films by 15 of Hollywood’s greatest animated feature film directors.