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In-Passing Headline News

‘Heavy Metal’ Director Gerald Potterton Dies at 91

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, August 24, 2022 at 1:39pm

The famed filmmaker and Oscar-nominated animator, known for his work on projects ranging from the seminal feature, ‘Yellow Submarine,’ to shorts like ‘The Selfish Giant’ and ‘Christmas Cracker,’ passed away last night at a Quebec hospital.

Technology Headline News

Maxon Caps off June with Maxon One Toolset Updates

Cinema 4D updates, in tandem with Redshift development, offer users greater platform stability, workflow enhancements, bug fixes, and added value offerings to Maxon One subscriptions.

Events Headline News

Line-Up Announced for Maxon’s ‘3D & Motion Design Show’

Free July 21 virtual event to focus on character animation; professional digital artists will share tips and tricks for Maxon’s creative tools.

Virtual Events Headline News

Next PreVIEW Set: A Conversation with Director Brenda Chapman

Join the director of ‘The Prince of Egypt’ and ‘Brave’ in a free July 2 online discussion with ASIFA-Hollywood executive director Frank Gladstone.

Technology Headline News

Maxon Releases Universe 4.0

Now available, the latest version includes new stylize tools Electrify, Texturize Motion, and Analog, Support for Metal, and 200+ new presets for Array Gun and Typographic; other Maxon updates include Redshift with support for OpenColorO, streamlined new Maxon App, and fixes and optimization of FX Suite and Cinema 4D S24.

Technology Headline News

Maxon Releases Cinema 4D S24

New subscription-only version lets users easily browse and intuitively place assets within scenes; includes key animation workflow enhancements and sneak peek at new scene nodes and manager interface.

Events Headline News

Maxon Reveals Speakers for ‘3D & Motion Design Show’

The free virtual 3-day event running April 13-15 will feature presentations from notable creative directors, motion designers, and animation directors; live-streamed event will be available on demand following the show.

National Film Board of Canada Headline News

Group of 250 Filmmakers Formally Protests NFB Commissioner Claude Joli-Coeur

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 5:01pm

NFB/ONF Creation issues formal denouncement of the commissioner, decrying as misleading his recent comments on production funding budgets.

Sixty40 Headline News

Sixty40 Amps Up Roster with Fresh Directorial Talent

Sixty40 continues to attract globally celebrated directors, adding Brazilian mixed media director Boca, French animation director Skull and design storyteller Kyra Bartley to their talent pool.