Category: Technology

Headline News Visual Effects Veteran Art Repola Joins Gener8's Advisory Board

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.

Headline News E-on Ships Vue 10 Digital Nature Solutions

Following the release of its Vue 10 Digital Nature solutions for CG Professionals, e-on software announced today the immediate availability of its full line of Vue 10 products for 3D Enthusiasts and 3D Artists: Vue 10 Pioneer and Theme-Packs, Vue 3D SuperHero, Vue 10 Frontier, Vue 10 Esprit, Vue 10 Studio and Vue 10 Complete.

Headline News Moonscoop Partners With Lexibook

Moonscoop, the worldwide brand management and entertainment company, has signed a far-reaching deal with Lexibook, the European leader in kids consumer electronic devices, which will see Lexibook’s kids-targeted Android tablets featuring Moonscoop’s animated content exclusively.

Headline News Cinedeck Unleash Rebate Promotion For Sony XDCAM EX Cameras

Cinedeck LLC (, manufacturer of multi-format, recording, monitoring and playback systems that provide the fastest gateways to post production, has teamed up with Sony to launch a rebate promotion on Sony XDCAM EX and F3 cameras when purchased with a Cinedeck EX recorder (!subpage/unleashed).

Headline News RE:Vision Effects releases Twixtor 5 for Avid Systems

RE:Vision Effects, acclaimed effects plug-in industry leader and makers of Academy Award winning software, announces the initial release of their Twixtor 5 plug-in for Avid Media Composer, Symphony and NewsCutter, including 64-bit support for Media Composer 6, Symphony 6 and NewsCutter 10.

Headline News SIGGRAPH Asia 2011: Bakery Relight - ‘A New Approach to Lighting’

The Bakery (, the 3D computer graphics software company, will be hosting an in-depth Tech Talk on Bakery Relight on day one of this year’s SIGGRAPH Asia show.

Blogs Todd Howard Talks Skyrim

By Dan Sarto | Monday, November 21, 2011 at 5:38pm

Bethesda Softworks showcased the much-anticipated Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim at Gamescom 2011 this summer in Cologne, Germany, allowing fans to check out the successor to the award-winning blockbuster hit Oblivion. Bethesda Game Studios has been hard at work on this new role-playing game (RPG), developing a brand-new game engine -- the Creation Engine -- for the open-world experience.

Headline News House of Moves Debuts Eye Tracking Animation Process in New Need For Speed

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 11:10am

Leading motion capture and animation service company House of Moves (HOM) put their newly revealed electrooculography (EOG) capture pipeline to work for the first time on EA’s video game Need For Speed: The Run, now available.

Headline News GenArts Releases Sapphire v6 for Final Cut Pro 7 and OFX Systems

GenArts Inc., the global leader in specialized visual effects (VFX) software, today expanded the newest version of Sapphire to include support for Apple Final Cut Pro 7, The Foundry Nuke, Sony Vegas, and other Open Effects (OFX) systems.

Blogs Liquid Magic: Exocortex Technology, Part 1

By Dan Sarto | Monday, November 14, 2011 at 3:18pm

Longtime fans of the Harry Potter film franchise are familiar with the series’ ample visual effects (VFX). Among the many emotive sequences in the Harry Potter film franchise is the memory pool sequence created by Gradient Effects. Here is a behind-the-scenes look at how Gradient Effects and Exocortex Technologies worked together to pull off this visually stunning special effect.

Headline News Identity FX Unveils New 2D and 3-D Services

Identity FX, Inc. ( announced today it has embraced the SGO Mistika 4K system and is unveiling a new category of comprehensive 2D and stereoscopic 3D production and post production services that closes the loop in the 2D and stereo 3D production pipeline.

Headline News SGO Sponsors 3D Revolution at BVE North

SGO's UK Reseller Pixelution will host the first public demonstration in the country, of the latest Mistika version 6.5 release of the system and its exciting new features, at stand 107 at BVE North (Broadcast Video Expo) on 16 - 17 November 2011 at the Manchester Central Arena.

Headline News House of Moves Develops Eye Tracking Process for Film and Game Animation

House of Moves (HOM), a leading motion capture and animation service company, has developed a proprietary process using electrooculraphy (EOG) to capture accurate eye movement for facial animation in films and video games.

Headline News Image Metrics to Host Faceware Demos and Workshop at CTN Animation Expo 2011

Image Metrics, a leading provider of facial animation technology for the entertainment industry, will lead a workshop and presentation on its award-winning facial animation technology Faceware 3.0 at CTN Animation Expo 2011.

Headline News Luxion Releases KeyShot Plugin for PTC Creo 1.0

Luxion, a leading developer of advanced rendering and lighting technology and makers of KeyShot, the first real time ray tracing and global illumination program, today announced the release of its free KeyShot plugin for Creo 1.0.