Double Negative's Jody Johnson describes the unique VFX collaboration in Ron Howard's racing biopic.
MAXON Computer releases CINEBENCH Release 15, a cross-platform testing suite that measures hardware performance, available now for immediate download.
The two first time directors sound off on the rigors and joys of bringing a big time animated sequel to the screen.
Imaginary Forces partners with Ogilvy New York to create an eight-spot campaign highlighting the complex world of Jeopardy! champion computer Watson for IBM.
OptiTrack announces that Cloud Imperium, Animatrik Film Design and ChAIR Entertainment have each deployed the OptiTrack high-performance Prime Series motion capture system for upcoming projects.
Technology developer ftrack AB announces the release of the latest version of its asset management tool, ftrack 2.0, which includes an entirely updated user interface, new planning and review tools, workflow updates and more.
USC research professor will present Advances in Achieving Photoreal Digital Actors at the 2013 VIEW Conference.
USC Research Professor Paul Debevec to present a talk, entitled Advances in Achieving Photoreal Digital Actors, on Thursday, October 17, at the VIEW Conference in Turin, Italy.
Italy’s VIEW Conference, the premier international event for computer graphics, video games, cinema, 2D and 3D animation and visual effects, has unveiled a stellar program for 2013.
Motion capture technology developer Vicon installs a new motion capture system equipped with its industry-leading T-Series cameras at US-based developer Bethesda Game Studios.
The HPA Announces the 2013 Winners of the Engineering Excellence Award and the HPA Judges Award for Creativity and Innovation.
Visual Effects Society announces featured sessions for 2013 VES Summit; former AMPAS presidents forum, NASA/JPL Mars Curiosity Rover expert and VFX experts panel on new models for profitability.
Chaos Group ships V-Ray 2.0 for SketchUp which provides faster rendering, better lighting tools, and more.
At this year’s IBC, The Autodesk Flame community names Vico Sharabani, Flame Artist, ECD and Right-Brain of The Artery VFX, the very first Flame Award winner.
The Foundry announces the availability later this year of Nuke 8, a brand new version of the company’s industry standard compositing software with more creative control, cutting-edge advancements and future-proofed 3D workflow.
Prime Focus World was entrusted by Warner Bros. as the sole conversion partner for the 75th anniversary celebration of The Wizard of Oz, rereleased in IMAX 3D beginning September 20.
Italy’s VIEW Conference unveils a stellar program for 2013, including panels and workshops with ILM’s Roger Guyett, Digital Domain’s Eric Nash, Image Engine’s Peter Muyzers,
Mokko Studio brings vicious dog-like jackals to life, alongside some nasty looking mud demons, in David Twohy’s Riddick.
New release unites visual effects and editorial finishing with intuitive workflow and enhanced color grading integration.
Tippett Studio relies on the latest Hitachi NAS platform to power HD animation and images for the new Efexio effects marketplace.
Star Wars director J.J. Abrams builds a postproduction facility in Los Angeles specifically for Star Wars: Episode VII.