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Crater Software Releases CTP V2.0 Cartoon Animation Software for Windows

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 9:52am

CTP is software specifically designed for broadcast and film quality animated series production. To run the CTP just a standard Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7 computer, a simple scanner and a graphics tablet are needed to produce animated series in broadcast-, high-definition- or film resolutions.

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2010 Most Successful Year Ever for MAXON Computer

MAXON Computer, a leading developer of 3D software solutions, announced financial results for the twelve-month period ended 2010. After successfully managing the global crisis year of 2009, MAXON significantly out-performed expectations for 2010, making it the most successful year in company history.

Digital Headline News

ARRI and Tweak Software announce High-End VFX support for ALEXA and ARRIRAW

Tweak Software, makers of RV, the next generation image and sequence viewer for VFX and animation artists, and ARRI, makers of the ALEXA digital camera, today announced their collaboration to integrate high dynamic range, uncompromised color support for ALEXA into Tweak's tools for playback, dailies and transcoding.

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Tweak Software to Unveil RV SDI Dailies and Review Software at NAB 2011

Tweak Software, makers of RV, the next generation image and sequence viewer for VFX and animation artists, announced RV SDI, to be unveiled at the National Association of Broadcasters Conference (NAB) at the Las Vegas Convention Center, April 11-14 in booth SL9707.

Screenwriting Blogs

Software Review: Final Draft 8

In my previous post, How to Turn Microsoft Word into a Terrific Screenwriting Program, I explained how to use Word’s “styles” to automatically create script formatting.  I received a blog comment from Ben Cahan, the creator and co-founder of Final Draft, who pointed out that a true screenwriting program was more than just “margins and capitalized slug lines and character names”.  Ben makes a good point.  Whereas Word allows you to easily and automatically format basic script elements such as slug line, action, character name, parenthetical, dialog and transitions, that’s about all it can do.  Final Draft, in contrast, does those things and much more.

Screenwriting Blogs

How to Get a “God’s-Eye View” of Your Story in Microsoft Excel

The reason I use Excel to develop story structure is based on a writing principle I discovered years ago.  I call it getting a God’s-Eye View of the story.  I realized that by writing my outline beats in a normal word processing program it took screen after screen to go through my scenes.  So while I was looking at one portion of my story, the rest of the story was out of sight.  And as they say, “Out of sight, out of mind”.  But when I write I want all of my story in mind.  And here’s how I do it...

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Singular Software Releases Plural Eyes for Avid Media Composer

Singular Software, developer of workflow automation applications for digital media, has announced that its flagship product PluralEyes has expanded its support for non-linear editing applications to include Avid Media Composer software.

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Singular Software Releases Plural Eyes for Avid Media Composer

Singular Software, developer of workflow automation applications for digital media, has announced that its flagship product PluralEyes has expanded its support for non-linear editing applications to include Avid Media Composer software.

Software Blogs

Instructional Standards for Maya, 3dsMax and Softimage

By Robin King | Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at 8:41am

This post describes and link to a new set of Autodesk’s Media and Entertainment Instructional Standards (MEIS) for three software products; Maya, 3dsMax and Softimage. These standards cover thirteen topic areas and toolsets and provide a ruich resource of theory, applications and exercises for teachers and trainers in animation and vfx.

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Tweak Software Releases RV Integration Package for Nuke

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, December 22, 2010 at 4:03pm

Tweak Software, makers of RV, the next generation image and sequence viewer for VFX and animation artists, and The Foundry, a leading visual effects software developer, announced the release of RV/Nuke integration. The new package brings high-performance RV playback to Nuke and enables a seamless workflow that takes advantage of the best features of both Nuke and RV.

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E-on Software Releases Vue 9 PLE and Trial Versions

e-on software, maker of the leading solutions for digital nature and natural 3D environments, today announced the immediate availability of the Vue 9 xStream and Vue 9 Infinite PLE (Personal Learning Edition), together with the trial versions of its products for 3D Artists, Vue 9 Esprit, Vue 9 Studio and Vue 9 Complete.

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