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Arsenalfx Headline News

ArsenalCreative Launches in Santa Monica

Alongside ECD Kaan Atilla and EP Cortney Haile, ArsenalFX founder Mark Leiss launches Santa Monica, CA-based content creation studio specializing in design, branding, animation and visual effects for the commercial and entertainment industries.

Festivals Headline News

Trojan Horse Was A Unicorn Announces New Speakers, Meet-Ups, and THU TV

Unique, annual five-day festival for digital artists running September 15-19 announces a fresh line-up of 31 renowned speakers, regional meet-ups, and THU TV.

Chaos Group Headline News

Chaos Group’s New V-Ray 3.2 for 3ds Max is Virtual Reality-Ready

Free update with Autodesk 3ds Max 2016 compatibility adds VR rendering capabilities and multiple V-Ray RT GPU enhancements including improved volume rendering, distributed rendering, and global illumination.

Blackmagic Design Headline News

Company 3 Leverages DaVinci Resolve for ‘Tomorrowland’

Leading DI house colorist Stephen Nakamura employs Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve for D-Cinema and Dolby Vision color grades for director Brad Bird’s sci-fi adventure ‘Tomorrowland.’

Disney Headline News

Disney Planning Live-Action Feature Based on ‘Fantasia’s ‘Night on Bald Mountain’

Project continues Disney's recent trend of remaking its animated classics into live-action films, beginning with ‘Maleficent’ and ‘Cinderella,’ and now including ‘Mulan,’ ‘Winnie The Pooh,’ ‘The Jungle Book,’ ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ ‘Dumbo’ and a new movie starring ‘Peter Pan’s Tinker Bell.

Previs Headline News

Previsualization Society Announces New Open Membership

Non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement and development of previs across disciplines including feature film, television, commercials, games, visualization and architecture announces the first of many planned initiatives.

virtual reality Headline News

Cogswell Student Developing Virtual Reality Game Using Google Cardboard Technology

Game Design Engineering student Christian Sasso serves as lead engineer for virtual reality game ‘We R Ball’ for Google Cardboard using Unity and C#.

ftrack Headline News

VFX Awesomeness of ‘Kung Fury’ Relies on ftrack

Swedish VFX and animation studio Fido creates hundreds of 80s-tinged VFX shots with everything from green screen compositing to characters riding atop a Tyrannosaurus Rex for David Sandberg’s ‘Kung Fury.’

Uncanny Valley Headline News

Digital Human League Releases First Batch of Data for Digital Emily 2

First unveiled at FMX 2015 by Chaos Group’s Christopher Nichols, Digital Emily 2 is now available to everyone as a free download for any non-commercial use.

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