The conference in Vancouver continues with talks from ILM on ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ and LAIKA Studios on ‘The Boxtrolls’, along with tips and tricks from Sony Picture Imageworks, Double Negative and Framestore on the latest ray-tracing render techniques.
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Massive 7.0 features more efficient character animation with Massive for Maya, big improvements in rendering, animation and user interface, Arnold support, 4x rendering speed up, V-Ray displacements and hair, a more flexible IK, and more.
NVIDIA technology uncouples traditional virtual camera capabilities from the limitations of stage environments, allowing filmmakers to interactively visualize CG assets composited into any live action set.
First introduced in March 2014 at the GPU Technology Conference as "Iray VCA," NVIDIA VCA dramatically accelerates ray tracing, enabling users to interact with computer models of such high visual fidelity that it can eliminate the need for 3D physical prototypes.
The second day of the convention kicks off with "Advances in Real Time Games," and in-depth talks on ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ and ‘Guardians of the Galaxy.’
The first day of the convention started under the traditional haze of beers downed catching up with friends from the night before...
Company behind development framework Fabric Engine announces multi-year, multi-site deals with Double Negative, Psyop and Blur Studio.
Development collaboration brings popular VFX, broadcast and design renderer to industry-standard apps.
Cloud graphics company unveils a holographic video pipeline for content creators, including the world’s first portable 360 holographic capture system and a cloud-based pipeline for creating and deploying holographic media to virtual reality and, in 2015, holographic light field displays.
Thinkbox Software previews Deadline 7 at SIGGRAPH 2014 with built-in Virtual Machine Extension for comprehensive cloud support.
New Fuse-Kinect for Windows v2 workflow allows users to get 3D models into Mixamo’s character creator software, Fuse.
DreamWorks Animation details architectural and performance improvements to Pixar Animation Studio’s OpenSubdiv project, significantly accelerating both general CPU processing and GPU pre-processing.
In advance of SIGGRAPH 2014, DreamWorks Animation details the studio’s contribution of its patented, production-quality Lossy Compression Codec to the OpenEXR standard developed by ILM.
Render farm management software increases efficiency, maximizes throughput and promotes easy integration with key pipeline components; See Qube! 6.6 at SIGGRAPH 2014.
Major update adds professional nonlinear online editing features, revolutionary new ColorMatch, new photographer-friendly color correction tools, on-set media management and much more.
New version of Vicon’s pioneering facial mocap system to feature hardware improvements and updates to CaraLive and CaraPost for faster, more efficient facial tracking.
Upgraded real-time facial technology includes faster calibration, enhanced face tracking, Unity support and more.
Visual effects studio Luma Pictures standardizes render management and data processing across studios with the purchase of more than 400 seats of Deadline for its Linux-based pipeline.
Rising VFX studio establishes pipeline around Shotgun for production tracking, review, and asset management.
R&D Center for Creative Projects; Current Initiatives Include Advances in Digital Filmmaking, Virtual Reality, and the Wikihuman Project.
Technology experts from Digital Domain, Scalar Decisions and Digital District weighing in during Birds of a Feather Event; designer-friendly licensing option set to debut.
Legacy of 3D software innovation delivers modeling, animation and rendering enhancements for ‘real-world’ workflow.