Newly built, 7,000-square foot headquarters features state-of-the-art proprietary software as well as hardware capable of delivering short-form creative media via integrated global dark-fiber services housed within a secured environment.
Don Parker, senior director on Autodesk’s Shotgun team, talks about the software’s use on 300: Rise of an Empire as well as how integrating production technologies impacts a studio’s ability to manage movie production as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.
Shotgun review and asset management software enables efficient production management for Hong Kong-based VFX and animation studio.
Free annual animation recruitment event presented by the Toronto Animation Arts Festival International is targeted at connecting top studios with animation, visual effects and gaming job seekers from across Ontario.
Featuring Pixar’s new RIS technology, RenderMan is now completely free for use in research, education, evaluation, plug-in development, and personal projects that do not generate commercial profits.
Overseas, DreamWorks Animation’s ‘Home’ opens in nine markets, earning an outstanding $19.2 million debut.
David Morin, a driving force at Autodesk in virtual production standards and technology, talks about the growing significance and future role of virtual production technologies in moviemaking as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.
Updates include the new Quadro M6000 GPU with 12 GB of memory and Maxwell GPU architecture, new features and performance in Iray 2015, and an upgraded Quadro Visual Computing Appliance.
Special guests to include Disney directors Don Hall and Chris Williams, producer Roy Conli, visual effects supervisor Kyle Odermatt, head of animation Zach Parrish, and director of cinematography lighting Adolph Lusinsky.
Chinese business development program ensures render efficiency for growing community of more than 100 new media, film and gaming companies.
As lead VFX studio, MPC was responsible for a variety of 3D and 2D effects, including creating Jack’s beanstalk, creatures such as Cinderella’s birds, mice, snakes and a cow, magic effects, fantasy environments, and transformation shots.
International premiere of new short film by Dutch filmmaker and artist, Rosto, kicks off the 2015 edition of the Holland Animation Film Festival in Utrecht.
Digital-Tutors releases three new tutorials for Maya, 3ds Max and CINEMA 4D taught by a former Sony Imageworks artist to help 3D artists get CheckMate certified for TurboSquid's online store.
Lighting Technical Director at Industrial Light & Magic to present special guest lecture on Wednesday, March 25.
Award-winning Los Angeles-based director has helped create campaigns for clients such as Guinness, MTV, Honda and Google.
London visual effects house partners with ITV Studios for the CG-animated reimagining of the beloved ‘Thunderbirds’ series set to premiere this spring.
New Montreal team to focus on development of MAXON products and SDK Support for strategic partnerships and third-party developers.
With new systems already in production, famed VFX studio can quickly source production-ready mocap data anywhere.
Conference on animation, effects, games and transmedia announces ‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘VFX in Commercials’ and ‘Animation Wild 'n Strange’ program events, as well as Tech Talks covering the latest innovations in filmmaking.
VFX veteran has worked on four Oscar-winning films, including David Fincher's ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button’ and Peter Jackson's ‘King Kong.’
Former Emmy nominee, known for ‘Apocalypto,’ ‘Beetlejuice’ and ‘Stargate SG-1,’ will supervise VFX teams for ‘Scorpion’ and ‘Stalker.’
Daniel Gregoire, CEO of leading previs firm Halon Entertainment, talks about the previs of World War Z, its vital role in story development, visual development and more as part of AWN’s series of exclusive video interviews from FMX 2014.
Company’s Los Angeles, London and Montreal studios collaborate on previs and virtual camera workflows.