New app accelerates the creative design process, giving users access to a simple environment where they can develop and share various iterations of 3D objects and scenes.
Go inside the world’s most technologically sophisticated and utterly endearing stop-motion film studio.
Replacing Imagineer System’s mocha AE product, mocha Plus 4 adds new VFX capabilities and expands support to include Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2014.
Advanced support for native stereo 3D workflows and Python scripting simplify tracking and rotoscoping on complex VFX projects.
The Third Floor supervisor Eric Carney walks us through the previs on Gareth Edwards’ hit reboot of the Japanese classic.
Tool recreates the fictional Colorado town of South Park in 3D, allowing anyone with an Oculus headset to explore its scrapbook streets, interact with characters and find hidden Easter eggs.
New industry standard platform to improve interoperability and streamline work of VFX software vendors and studios.
Previs supervisor Mark Nelson walks us through almost 18 months of previsualization on Rob Stromberg’s hit film.
SIGGRAPH 2014 announces the 41st annual Computer Animation Festival award recipients for Best in Show, Jury Award, Best Student Project, Best Animated Short, and Best Visual Effects, among others.
New performance heights reached with GPU compute, real-time rendering, and enhanced character tools.
Toon Boom Animation announces the launch of Harmony 11, delivering new leading-edge capabilities related to bitmap drawing and advanced warped drawings, as well as significant timeline, workflow and user interface enhancements.
500 Additional render farm management software licenses to be used on ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,’ ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ and other blockbuster films.
Autodesk to acquire Shotgun Software, creator of cloud-based production management platform for film, television and games industries.
New AMD professional graphics card delivers GPU compute power for future-ready 4K workstation workflows, providing 38X more performance than closest competing product.
New NVIDIA GPU-powered features also now shipping in Adobe Creative Cloud video and imaging applications.
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers and the Hollywood Post Alliance announce a partnership with the intent of merging entirely within a year.
Vancouver-based entertainment company standardizes on the Shotgun production management and review system for secure, efficient collaboration with clients and partners.
Autodesk announces Maya LT 2015 Extension 1, which adds animation features that enable indie game developers to create more elaborate characters and environmental objects for their games.
Digital Domain’s Kelly Port and Darren Hendler discuss the blood, sweat and motion capture work that went into the visual and digital effects of Maleficent.
GPU-driven digital painting application enables the creation and sharing of customizable tools for generative art projects.
The Hollywood Post Alliance issues call for entries for 2014 Engineering Excellence Award; coveted honor recognizes outstanding technologies for post production.
The latest version of Red Giant’s powerhouse audio syncing suite includes lightning-fast speed improvements and an expanded list of supported media types, plus faster and more accurate syncing for the most comprehensive package yet.