MPC teams with MJZ’s Victor Garcia to create a spot that follows the cross-country travels of a tiny plastic bottle with big dreams for The Ad Council.
Category: Visual Effects
2TEN partners again with director Gore Verbinski to provide practical effects for Disney’s Lone Ranger.
Cubic Motion boosts facial mocap with a new service supplying advanced facial tracking for rapid and efficient analysis of facial video capture or other data.
Sony Pictures Imageworks and Industrial Light & Magic release the jointly-developed open-source project that facilitates the sharing scenes across software applications, Alembic 1.5.
The Foundry and Pixar Animation Studios announce a concerted technical collaboration to bring KATANA and RenderMan together.
Industrial Light & Magic signs a license deal with Solid Angle, making Arnold the primary renderer for films such as Pacific Rim and Star Trek Into Darkness.
MAXON announces CINEMA 4D R15, the newest release of the 3D motion graphics, visual effects, painting and rendering software.
Pipeline toolkit unveiled at SIGGRAPH 2013 provides users with out-of-the-box integrations with Photoshop, Maya, Nuke and Houdini, and a flexible customization framework.
International visual effects house Method Studios and previsualization company HALON Entertainment announce a strategic alliance to jointly provide previs and VFX services to feature film and commercial clients.
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.