HDR Light Studio v3.0 features: Collada support, new light blending modes, custom fall-off curves and faster render times
The New Year brings with it a lineup of new training content, including the announcement of the Unity Mobile Game Development Series featuring training for the robust game development tool.
Carnegie Mellon University’s Entertainment Technology Center was founded in 1999 by drama and arts management professor Don Marinelli and the late Randy Pausch, professor of computer science, human-computer interaction and design.
Thinkbox Software has released new versions of its cross-platform render farm management and high-volume particle rendering, manipulation and management solutions.
Happy Holidays! The new trailer for FMX 2012 has been released - we think it's stunning! In the vastness of space, there's a small speck of rock inhabited by the most peculiar life forms: Dark little dots that start to replicate fast and begin to show signs of intelligence.
High-definition gaming is on the cusp of a visual evolution. The past year’s introduction and slow proliferation of 3D-enabled games, displays and laptops suggests that the next major frontier is on the horizon.
Holomatix today announced immediate availability of SprayTrace for Maya on Windows OS – a configuration free, add-on tool providing real-time preview for the hugely popular Maya MentalRay offline renderer.
e-on the leader in Digital Nature solutions, today announced the immediate availability of the Vue 10 xStream and Vue 10 Infinite PLE (Personal Learning Edition), together with the trial versions of its products for 3D Artists, Vue 10 Esprit, Vue 10 Studio and Vue 10 Complete.
Animation on the go. High-grade retargeting for the little guy. With the influx of smaller studios entering into the independent film and game development industries, ideas like these are becoming more important.
Digital Domain Media Group (NYSE: DDMG), a leading digital production company focused on visual effects, original content animation and major studio co-productions, today announced its today announced its 3D conversion technology licensing program.
Denny Clairmont, John Hora, Bob Lambert and Milt Shefter have accepted invitations to join the Science and Technology Council of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, bringing the Council's 2011–2012 membership roster to 24.
Florida is now home to a newly licensed, world-class animation and digital arts institute powered by Digital Domain Media Group (NYSE: DDMG), the parent company of Hollywood visual effects studio, Digital Domain.
If you wish further evidence of your own lack of smartness, sit through a SIGGRAPH technical paper Fast Forward presentation. This was not your typical gathering of wily-old geezer scientists in smocks and meerschaum pipes, ruefully rubbing their beards while thoughtfully using 10 sentences to explain things where one sentence would completely suffice.
Rendering is always the most expensive part of any production. That is why savvy and expanding Chinese 3D animation outsourcing company, Original Force, chose the top full service render farm management company, PipelineFX, and their software, Qube!, to organize and optimize their rapidly growing rendering pipeline.
18 hours in planes, 8 hours in airports, 2 hours in shuttles, all in the quest for a chance to meet some of Asia’s brightest computer graphic technologists and to once again eat roast pork overlooking the majestic Hong Kong harbor. A worthy goal, I must say.
In the first part of a three-part chapter excerpt, Stephen Burns begins with a tutorial on creating the initial landscape using auto align layers.
Animators at the Previs Department of 20th Century Fox use Xsens’ MVN Motion Capture system to significantly speed up movie productions.
We are excited to announce the date for FMX 2012, the 17th Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and Transmedia: May 8-11, 2012.
In late October 2011, for the eleventh race since 1987, a group of solar-powered cars designed by groups from around the world attempted to cross the continent, from Darwin to Adelaide, on solar power alone. Some cars made it; some had to resort to being towed on trailers part of the way by gasoline-powered vehicles. Members of one 70-person-strong team from Cambridge University designed, built and drove a car in the race.
From December 5 to 8, Autodesk Inc., together with the support of HP, AMD and Xsens, will host 3December 2011, the company's annual celebration of 3D computer graphics and the artists who create them.
Gener8 Digital Media Corp., a rapidly growing company that is redefining the landscape of 3D film production, is pleased to welcome visual effects veteran and producer Art Repola to its advisory board.