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Fighting Food Poverty Headline News

Studio AKA Creates Spot for Climate Healers and World Food Healers Day

Featuring Vega the cow, the studio’s 60-second animated ‘Food Healers’ began with simple drawings, then used Maya and Houdini to create a fun, colorful animated short promoting themes of ‘climate catastrophe’ and ‘food poverty’ without trivializing the issues.

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How Studio AKA Captured Chaos and Destruction for the Main Titles on Ridley Scott’s ‘Raised by Wolves’

Working with a team of six artists, director Steve Small employs a combination of 3D, rotoscope and hand-drawn artwork for the haunting, elegant main titles serving as the backstory for the HBO Max sci-fi series.

Industry Outreach Headline News

Industry Trade Groups Launch Non-Profit Mentoring Program

Entertainment Industry Professionals Mentoring Alliance (EIPMA) will provide career guidance to students, veterans and others seeking craft and technical careers in movies, television, music, and other entertainment arenas.  

FMX 2019 Headline News

ILM’s Rob Bredow to Present ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ at FMX 2019

By Dan Sarto | Friday, January 18, 2019 at 4:14pm

Studio’s head and executive creative director will share inner workings of their visual and physical effects work on Disney's BAFTA and VES-nominated sci-fi adventure.

Avid Headline News

eyeon Connection Bridges Avid Workflow

eyeon Software announced a new development in eyeon Connection that integrates directly with Avid Technology’s AVX2 architecture, supporting the recent editions of Avid’s Media Composer, Symphony, NewsCutter, and Avid DS product lines within eyeon Fusion and eyeon Dimension.

Avid Headline News

Avid Delivers 3-D Support with Newest Editing Software

Avid Technology has addressed customer requests for native support of the Sony XDCAM format, a groundbreaking 3-D stereoscopic workflow and the "death of the dongle," with the release of Avid Media Composer (v3.5), Symphony (v 3.5) and NewsCutter (v 7.5) software. In addition to an innovative new architecture designed to make these Avid solutions more open, the latest version of the software delivers a variety of new features that enable customers to take advantage of:

-- More streamlined and efficient HD audio and video workflows

Avid Headline News

GenArts Releases Sapphire Plug-ins V3 for Avid Editing Products

GenArts has released version 3 of its Sapphire Plug-ins for the Avid AVX architecture. The new version includes several new features to help editors working on Avid Media Composer, Symphony or NewsCutter systems to enhance their content with powerful visual effects tools.

Avid Headline News

Avid Announces Significant Upgrades To Family Of On-Air Graphics Solutions

Avid Technology has unveiled Avid Deko 5.0, PostDeko 8.0.1 and DekoCast 4.1.2, an upgraded suite of real-time on-air graphics systems designed to increase productivity and enhance creative output throughout broadcast graphics operations.

Unlike competitive graphics products, Avid's suite of on-air graphics solutions reduces the need for additional staff training and costly specialized expertise by providing easy-to-use design tools and templates that enable customers to get productions to air, quickly.

Avid Headline News

Avid Looks Into 3-D Edit Tools

Avid Technology is reportedly quietly researching technology that would support 3-D stereoscopic feature editors, per THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER.

Filmmakers in 3-D have identified editorial as an area that needs more development and attention, so the leading editing system manufacturer is working on prototype 3-D tools.