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Sci-Tech Awards Headline News

Computer Graphics in the Spotlight at 2019 Academy Sci-Tech Awards

Adobe After Effects and Photoshop, the Medusa Performance Capture System, and -- for the first time -- Maxon Cinema 4D among nine scientific & technical achievements to be honored at this year’s annual presentation.

Adobe Headline News

Adobe Acquires French 3D Creative Tool Developer Allegorithmic

Substance design software, used in 3D editing and authoring for games and entertainment production, is coming to Creative Cloud. 

Sci-Tech Awards Headline News

9 Scientific & Technical Achievements to be Honored at Academy Sci-Tech Awards

Curtis Clark to receive John A. Bonner Award at the Academy’s annual Scientific and Technical Awards presentation on Saturday, February 9.

Music Videos ANIMATIONWorld

A Mesmerizing Homage to Visual Music: SIGGRAPH Asia Best in Show Winner ‘L’oiseau Qui Danse’

Independent VFX artist and director Jean-Marie Marbach pushes motion graphics to new heights with his award-winning music video made entirely with Adobe After Effects and Red Giant’s Trapcode Suite.

SIGGRAPH Headline News

‘L’oiseau Qui Danse’ Wins Best in Show at SIGGRAPH Asia Computer Animation Festival

By Dan Sarto | Friday, November 30, 2018 at 5:07pm

Jean-Marie Marbach’s abstract short, inspired by Visual Music and made entirely with Trapcode Suite, takes top prize at annual showcase for excellence in computer animation.

Loving Vincent Headline News

Poland's CeTA Played Key Role in 'Loving Vincent'

Center assisted painters by providing detailed reference, visual effects, compositing and editing for Oscars-nominated feature. 

FMX Blogs

WATCH: Theodore Ushev Talks Oscar-Nominated ‘Blind Vaysha’ at FMX 2017

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 7:00am

The veteran director and NFB filmmaker discusses story and design inspirations as well production and artistic challenges he faced during the making of his award-winning animated short film.

Motion Graphics Headline News

Jean-Marie Marbach Creates Mesmerizing New Music Video for Tennyson

Made entirely using Red Giant’s Trapcode Suite, the popular Adobe After Effects plugins for motion graphics and custom AE scripting, ‘L’oiseau qui danse’ is an homage to the abstract animation style of Visual Music.

Trunk Headline News

Rok Predin’s ‘Pok’ Evokes Sunday Morning Cartoons

The Trunk director’s beautifully graded short has the look of a well-watched VHS tape, which, along with Barnaby Templer’s (Fonic) sound design and Sebastian Duh’s score further ground the audience in the 1980s. 

Adobe Headline News

Adobe Acquires Mettle’s SkyBox Tools

The acquisition accelerates Adobe’s position in the cutting-edge 360-degree film and virtual reality media, allowing native integration of SkyBox plugin functionality in future releases of Premiere Pro and After Effects.

Visual Effects Headline News

Outpost VFX Delivers Photoreal CG Sharks and More for ‘47 Meters Down’

Bournemouth, U.K.-based visual effects studio creates more than 420 shots as sole VFX vendor for director Johannes Roberts’ intense survival film, ‘47 Meters Down.’

Previs VFXWorld

Halon Takes On Previs, Postvis and Final VFX for ‘Kong: Skull Island’

Postvis/VFX supervisor Teftt Smith II discusses the Santa Monica studio’s work on nearly 300 shots from previs through final delivery.

Animated Short Film ANIMATIONWorld

‘Pear Cider and Cigarettes’: How a ‘Passion’ Project Became an Academy Award Contender

Director Robert Valley teams with Passion Pictures to bring his gritty graphic novel to the screen, garnering an Oscar nod and Annie win along the way.

Independent Animation ANIMATIONWorld

The Past and Future Torment the Present in Theodore Ushev’s ‘Blind Vaysha’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, February 3, 2017 at 4:00pm

The acclaimed director’s Oscar-nominated short warns that humanity's constant fear of the future and obsession with the past imperils our ability to live in the present.

Commercials Headline News

Versus Helps Tell ‘First Tampon Stories’ for Tampax

Led by director Cathryne Czubek, creative director Justin Barnes and lead illustrator Jordan Bruner, short film series blends live-action and animation to share educational tips about periods and tampons in an authentic and relatable way.

Cartoon Network Headline News

Cartoon Network and Childline Unveil Original Shorts for Anti-Bullying Initiative

Original animated shorts using the voices of students at London’s Barclay Primary School features 2D characters modelled, rigged and animated in 3D using Maxon Cinema4D.

Hornet Headline News

Eran Hilleli Creates Anime-Inspired Show Open for Style Frames NYC

Short film with a minimalist 3D aesthetic was inspired by Japanese animation films like Satoshi Kon's ‘Paprika,’ Masaaki Yuasa's ‘Happy Machine’ and anything by Studio Ghibli.

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