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Vicon Vantage to See U.S. Debut at SIGGRAPH 2015

Attendees will see Vantage in action with presentations by Vicon customers including ILM, Digital Domain and Epic Games, and virtual reality demos powered by Vicon systems.

Blackmagic Design Headline News

Blackmagic Design Announces Public Beta for DaVinci Resolve 12

New features in DaVinci Resolve 12 include a new interface, multi-camera editing feature, enhanced core editing tools, new audio engine, redesigned media management tools, new color grading tools, remote rendering and improved editorial workflows.

s2015 Headline News

SIGGRAPH 2015 Debuts ePosters

A great way for people to share research hot off their hard drives, this year’s Posters will be featured on 10 digital display kiosks with each poster scheduled for a 25-minute presentation throughout the week.

s2015 Headline News

Chaos Group to Host VR Bar at SIGGRAPH 2015

Virtual reality installations include Legend3D’s project for ‘Crimson Peak’; the return of V-Ray Days to feature Method Studios, Atomic Fiction and Ruairi Robinson.

Zoic Studios Headline News

ZOIC Studios Taps RealFlow for ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’

Led by VFX/CG Supervisor Timothy Hanson, ZOIC Studios employs RealFlow to help create simulations for Marvel blockbuster ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron,’ completing nearly 100 shots for the movie.

Thinkbox Software Headline News

Deadline Cloud Wizard for Amazon EC2 Now in Open Beta

New feature in Thinkbox Software’s scalable solution for managing compute resources across platforms on physical and virtual machines automates the configuration of render farms on Amazon EC2.

Blackmagic Design Headline News

DigitalFilm Tree Uses DaVinci Resolve to Remotely Grade ABC’s ‘Mistresses’

DigitalFilm Tree employs Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve as a core component of its remote dailies grading and transcoding services.

SDCC 2015 Blogs

SDCC 2015: The Future Arrives at San Diego Comic-Con International

Comic-Con 2015 delivers the year of the future, complete with robots, haute couture, and Virtual Reality experiences galore.

Pixomondo Headline News

Pixomondo Taps cineSync to Wrangle CG Dragons for ‘Game of Thrones’

Alongside the increasingly complex evolution of three fully-grown CG fire-breathing dragons, VFX house Pixomondo leverages Cospective’s cineSync review and annotation tool for global production pipeline for HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones.’

RocketComp Headline News

RocketComp for Maya Revolutionizes VFX Compositing Workflows

Released by Dover Studios co-founder Andrew Hazelden, Autodesk Maya plug-in RocketComp instantly connects Maya to 10 of the most popular desktop compositing applications in use today. 

Thinkbox Software Headline News

Thinkbox Software Releases Deadline Cloud Wizard for Google

Deadline’s new wizard enables secure communication using customers’ Google Cloud Platform account information to create a VPN connection between the user’s workstation and cloud account.

AMPAS Headline News

Academy Announces Submission Deadlines for 88th Oscars

Submission deadline for Scientific and Technical Awards is Friday, July 10; Animated Short Film submissions must be made by Thursday, October 1; Animated Feature submissions are due Friday, October 30.