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Aardman Studios Dials Up Tweak Software's RV

By Matt Kapko | Tuesday, October 20, 2009 at 6:35am

Tweak Software, developers of RV, the image and sequence viewer for animation and visual effects, adds Aardman Studios, the UK-based Academy Award-winning animation studio, to its long list of leading animation and VFX industry clients.

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projectiondesign projects the Universe for Umevatoriet

By Matt Kapko | Monday, October 19, 2009 at 5:29am

Five of projectiondesign’s latest F22 1080 DLP projectors have been installed as part of a major technical upgrade of the planetarium at Umevatoriet, a public-facing science centre attached to the University of Umea in Sweden.

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Autodesk Expands Options for Mac Users

Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK), a leader in 2D and 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, and Parallels, a worldwide leader in virtualization and automation software, announced that they have signed an agreement to make Parallels Desktop for Mac Autodesk's preferred Mac virtualization software.

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Shotgun Software To Host SIGGRAPH 2009 Event

Press Release from Shotgun Software

Shotgun Software is hosting a user group at SIGGRAPH 2009 featuring guests from Digital Domain and Zoic Studios. Shotgun Software develops Shotgun, a project management and collaboration system for the animation, games and visual effects markets. The pipeline presentation will be held on Tuesday, August 4, 2009 from 1:30-3:30PM in room Blaine Kern C at the Convention Center Marriott, New Orleans.

The event is open to all SIGGRAPH attendees; please RSVP to register at

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e-on software to Preview Vue 8 Professional Solutions at SIGGRAPH 2009

Press Release from e-on software

e-on software, the leader in Digital Nature solutions today announced it will be showcasing key new features of its upcoming Vue 8 professional solutions (scheduled for release later this year) in New Orleans, during the SIGGRAPH show, August 3-7, 2009, at booth 2909.

Vue 8: Digital Nature

Vue is the premiere solution for creating, animating, and rendering natural 3D environments, providing:-- Unrivaled Natural Scenery Creation-- Precise Artistic Control-- Leading Edge Performance

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mental images' RealityServer 2.3 Adds Web to Existing Design Tools

Press Release from mental images

SAN FRANCISCO and BERLIN; July 14, 2009: mental images, a global leader in rendering software and visualization tools, today introduced RealityServer 2.3 -- server-based, highly-scalable 3D Web application services software -- which makes it easier for developers to add Web services to existing solutions, based on Service Oriented Architectures (SOA).

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Tweak Software Launches RV 3.6

Press Release from Tweak Software

San Francisco, CA (July 8, 2009) -- Tweak Software, developers of RV, the image and sequence viewer for animation and visual effects, announced today the release of a significant new version. New features introduced with RV 3.6 include: 2K uncompressed playback from disk, remote sync, HDR LUTs, and a Package System for RV scripts and other extensions.

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Blackmagic Design Releases Software Update for all Videohub Routers

Press Release from Blackmagic Design Inc.

San Jose, CA, USA -- Blackmagic Design Inc. today released a major software update for all Videohub routers. Videohub 4.0 adds support for a revolutionary "button view" control screen that is designed to be easy to use on touch screen computers. Button view features an attractive design where users can choose from a number of icons of popular video equipment and the button layout is fully customizable.

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ZeniMax Media Acquires id Software

Press Release from ZeniMax Media Inc.

ZeniMax Media Inc., parent company of noted game publisher Bethesda Softworks, today announced it has completed the acquisition of legendary game studio, id Software, creators of world-renowned games such as DOOM, QUAKE, WOLFENSTEIN, and its upcoming title, RAGE.

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Stu Maschwitz Joins Red Giant Software as Creative Director

Press Release from Red Giant Software

San Francisco, CA, June 23, 2009 -- Red Giant Software ( is proud to announce that Stu Maschwitz is now the new Creative Director for Magic Bullet products. Stu Maschwitz is the original creator of the Magic Bullet Suite of plug-ins.

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3dStudio Adds 2D and 3D Software Products to Library

Press Release from, Inc., Inc. has added 2D and 3D software products to its extensive resource library. In addition the selection of plugins has been updated and expanded. currently offers over 260,000 free and priced resources including 3D models, textures, tutorials, plugins, gallery art, stock images, and software. Expert custom work and free file conversion are available.

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Terragen 2 with XfrogPlants: A Virtual Ecosystem Solution

Press Release from Terragen 2 and XfrogPlants

LOS ANGELES, CA -- May 2009 -- Spring has sprung -- at least virtually -- with Terragen 2 and XfrogPlants' new software collaboration. Planetside Software and Xfrog, Inc. have united in support of a common goal: to create the most highly realistic virtual ecosystem software available.

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Cinnafilm Signs with ARRI

Press Release from Cinnafilm, Inc. and ARRI

Albuquerque, NM -- May 26, 2009, Cinnafilm, Inc., an engineering software firm dedicated to the development of powerful, reliable and intuitive film and video post production tools for creative professionals, today announced it has signed a multi-year, multi-million dollar global reseller agreement with ARRI, the world's leading manufacturer of professional motion picture equipment.

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e-on software Ships Ozone 4.0

Press Release from e-on software

May 20, 2009. Beaverton, Oregon: e-on software, makers of Vue, the leading solutions for natural 3D environments, and creators of breakthrough spectral atmospheric rendering technologies today announced the immediate availability of Ozone 4.0, its suite of atmospheric plug-ins for 3ds Max, Cinema4D, LightWave, Maya and Softimage|XSI.

E-on software also announced that it plans to release the Ozone 4.0 Personal Learning Edition (a fully functional version of Ozone 4.0 that anyone can use at no charge) in the coming days.

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Boinx Software Releases FotoMagico 3

Press Release from Boinx Software

Munich, Germany -- May 12th, 2009. Boinx Software today releases FotoMagico 3, a major update to its award-winning storytelling software for digital photographers. FotoMagico 3 introduces many new features to create professional slideshows in pristine quality. FotoMagico 3 makes it easy to mix photos with HD movies as provided by many recent DSLRs.

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Autodesk Offers Free Render-Quality Vegetation Content for 3ds Max

Press Release from Autodesk, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, April 30, 2009 -- Architects and designers now have access to 100 species of Xfrog plants and trees that can be easily integrated into digital worlds and environments created with Autodesk 3ds Max Design modeling, animation and rendering software. This render-quality, highly realistic content -- developed by botanical experts from around the world -- is available for free download from the Autodesk Seek web service.