The visual effects supervisor on MiB3 and the rebooted Looney Tunes 3-D shorts talks previs, tech tools, visual design and working again with Ken Ralston.
Learning the basics of animation on your own is very doable. This second of a four part series on the tools of the trade looks at inexpensive, small, and fast storyboarding softwares used for animation.
Sanzaru Games uses modo's Pixar Sub-D sculpting, character creation and 3D painting tools to design console-quality characters for "Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time."
CLO Virtual Fashion ushers in the future of 3D clothing with the launch of Marvelous Designer, software that produces realistic clothes for 3D models.
Autodesk announced that its Smoke 2013 video editing software is now available as a free trial download.
Vicon, developer of motion capture systems for the entertainment, life science and engineering industries, recently installed a new motion capture system equipped with Vicon's T160 16-megapixel cameras at central Paris-based Mocaplab.
Award-winning post house Company 3 provided sophisticated grading and post production services for Twentieth Century Fox's action thriller, “Prometheus.”
Hollywood-based Identity FX employed SGO’s Mistika to help complete the interactive portion of Nike’s “Quick Controls Chaos” transmedia campaign promoting the brand’s Jordan CPV.3 athletic shoes.
HP announced that its technology was used to create the breakthrough animation of the DreamWorks Animation 3-D movie, “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted,” which hits U.S. theaters today.
SIGGRAPH 2012 Art Gallery: In Search of the Miraculous presents exceptional digital and technologically mediated artworks that explore the existence of wonderment, mystery and awe in today’s world of mediating technologies and abundant data.
LeapFrog announced their partnership with Zinkia to bring global children’s hit POCOYO to the LeapPad.
cebas Visual Technology announced that its thinkingParticles tool was heavily relied on in some of the feature scenes for “Snow White and The Huntsman.”
CBS Interactive Games extends its reach into eSports and live gaming with new partnerships with own3D and the North American Star League.
OptiTrack’s Insight VCS gives Nvizage some perspective on “Snow White and the Huntsman’s” fairy tale battleground.
NaturalPoint, makers of OptiTrack motion capture and tracking technology, announced the addition of industry veteran Brian Nilles to the executive team as Chief Strategy Officer.
HP has announced the new HP Z220 Workstations and HP EliteBook Mobile Workstations, packed with reliable and professional-class features.
Director John Kahrs and Producer Kristina Reed take us inside Disney’s new 2D-CG hybrid animated short.
AJA Video announces support for the new release of Adobe Creative Suite 6 software with AJA's Io Express, Io XT and KONA family of products for both Mac and Windows customers.
Based on thorough market analysis, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Toon Boom Animation with the 2011 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Entrepreneurial Company of the Year.
The Third Floor’s previs supervisor talks about Thugs, the Beast and working with Peter Berg on his naval-science fiction slugfest.
Hanspeter Pfister, the SIGGRAPH 2012 Technical Papers Chair from Harvard University, shares his take on submission trends, jury selection and the jury process for SIGGRAPH 2012.