Category: Visual Effects
Rising Sun Pictures and Flinders University announce the completion of their inaugural intensive ten-week training program in visual effects where students bolster their skills in rotoscoping, camera tracking, match-moving and compositing.
OptiTrack will feature a half-pipe with markered skateboarders at SIGGRAPH to showcase the wide-angle capabilities of 24 Prime 17W cameras powered by Motive:Body software.
Thinkbox Software announces the latest versions of their software Krakatoa and Stoke, with demonstrations and training sessions scheduled for SIGGRAPH 2013.
Mirada teams with Guillermo del Toro for the prologue sequence for Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures Pacific Rim.
Illumination Entertainment’s Despicable Me 2 beats DreamWorks Animation’s new entry Turbo, which scores one of the lowest domestic openings ever for a DreamWorks Animation title.
The Directors Guild of America hosts Digital Day 2013 on Saturday, July 27, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, a one-day event comprised of panels, presentations, hands-on demonstrations and exhibits.
zSpace unveils zView, a new webcam capture application for its interactive 3D platform, and will demonstrate it during SIGGRAPH 2013.
Shotgun Software will showcase the latest version of their production management platform, Shotgun 5.1, at SIGGRAPH 2013.
Nominations for the 65th annual Primetime Emmy Awards are announced, with Fox’s Bob's Burgers and The Simpsons facing off in the animated program category against Nickelodeon’s Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness, Cartoon Network’s Regular Show, and Comedy Central’s South Park.
A panel on the State of the Visual Effects Industry, moderated by Jim Hillin with panelists Dave Rand, Scott Squires, Scott Ross and IATSE representative Steve Kaplan, will be held at SIGGRAPH 2013 in Ballroom AB on Thursday, July 25, from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
At SIGGRAPH 2013, Fabric Engine unleashes Creation: Splice and Creation: Horde, as well as offering a sneak peak at a new scene assembly, lighting and shader authoring system, Creation: Stage.
Thinkbox Software announces their plans for SIGGRAPH 2013, which includes a preview of the latest developments made to Deadline, the cross-platform render management solution.
Imagineer Systems demonstrates the newest version of mocha Pro, with improved international character support and significant features to help artists work more efficiently, at SIGGRAPH 2013.
Chaos Group is teaming up with some of the VFX industry’s top artists to present V-Ray Day, a behind the scenes look at how V-Ray continues to support VFX artists.
Tweak Software unveils RV 4.0, combining industry-leading playback, review and collaboration with a new generation of features, at SIGGRAPH 2013.
Get a taste of what some of the industry’s leading technology developers have on tap for SIGGRAPH 2013, including product announcements and demonstrations, Exhibitor Tech Talks and User Group meetings.
MassMarket ignores the Warning Signs, following mixed martial artist Rampage Jackson and Dallas Cowboys’ defensive end Demarcus Ware in their off course workout, in a new spot for Reebok.
MPC standardizes on Tweak Software's RV for playback and review across its feature film VFX facilities, in addition to selecting RV as the underlying platform for MPC's new proprietary ReviewTool VFX editing software.
Gentleman Scholar partners with Whitehouse Editorial to create a spot for the Boston Police Foundation narrated by Donnie Wahlberg.
MPC teams up with digital agency Modus Operandi to create a pair of adrenaline-pumping spots for EA SPORTS used to promote the company’s four sports franchises at the 2013 E3 conference.
The results of a feasibility study aimed toward reducing the impact of foreign tax incentives on the visual effects industry find that international subsidies that injure domestic industries can be challenged in the International Trade Court.
Industry experts cite improved business management as key to adapting to the dynamic global marketplace; VES commits to further action.