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Real-Time Gaming Tech Shines in Heartwarming ‘Windup’ Animated Short

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at 4:10pm

For Chinese director Yibing Jiang, Unity’s real-time tools enabled a small global team of artists to work quickly and efficiently, in parallel rather than sequentially, to produce a beautiful and touching film about the bond between a father and his ailing daughter.

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LoUPE Simplifies Storytelling with Technology ‘For Artists, By Artists’

Tangent Labs co-founder Jeff Bell shares how their platform integrates asset management, production and task management, review and collaboration, sketching, draw overs, and note taking to enable transparent, accessible, and innovative animation and VFX creativity.

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Maxon Acquires Distributor TMS Corp, Establishes Official Japanese Office

Deal cements company’s commitment to the local market, providing users with additional resources and creative tools.

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The Rookies Announces 2020 World School Rankings Winners

Based on 3,769 entries from artists that have attended over 500 educational institutions, more than 150 industry experts used a variety of criteria to award schools on how well they prepare students for careers in creative media and entertainment.

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twofour54 Abu Dhabi and Unity Creating Gaming ‘Centre of Excellence’

10-year partnership will build regional gaming hub for industry offering a training and entrepreneurial platform for cultivating talent and launching new careers throughout Middle East and Africa.

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Digital Domain Introduces Masquerade 2.0 Facial Capture System

Next generation of company’s in-house technology allows complex facial motions to be added to every moment of gameplay 10x faster; powerful enough for feature films, but accessible enough for game development.

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Manticore Games Launches $1 Million Creator Pilot Program

Company’s free ‘Core’ platform for making, playing and sharing games encourages and supports a new generation of creators.

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‘Knights of Sidonia: Love Woven in the Stars’ Animated Feature Coming in 2021

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 4:48pm

Polygon Pictures announces final chapter in Tsutomu Nihei’ epic saga; view trailer and first image from upcoming film.

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Method Studios Brings Mocap into the Work from Home Pipeline with Xsens

CG supervisor Han Yang has transitioned his game cinematic and trailer production efforts to a work from home studio, allowing him to continue delivering high-level content on a host of projects.

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First Look: Unreal Engine 5 Moving Towards High-End Photorealism

Slated for release in 2021, Epic Game’s next generation game engine looks to achieve photorealism on par with movie CG.

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The Rookies Announces World School Rankings 2019 Winners

Based on almost 3,500 entries from artists in 89 countries, 120 industry experts used a variety of criteria to award schools on how well they prepare students for careers in creative media and entertainment.

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WATCH: Kim Libreri Talks ‘Matrix’ Bullet Time and Real-Time Graphics at FMX 2019

By Dan Sarto | Friday, June 21, 2019 at 10:45am

Epic Games CTO discusses his work, alongside Oscar winner John Gaeta, producing the legendary “Bullet Time” VFX sequences on ‘The Matrix,’ as well as the growing use of game engines and real-time rendering in feature film and TV production.

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The Rookies Launches 2019 Global Competition

9th annual Rookie Awards call for entries is open to all amateur creatives in VFX, animation, games, VR, motion graphics and 3D visualization. 

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Netflix Sets February 15 Premiere for ‘The Dragon Prince’ Season 2

By Dan Sarto | Friday, January 18, 2019 at 3:25pm

Nine new episodes of animated fantasy series will continue the adventures of the show’s young heroes in their quest to stop an historic conflict from escalating into all-out war.

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Humans, Elves and Dark Magic Collide in New Netflix Original, ‘The Dragon Prince’

By Dan Sarto | Friday, September 14, 2018 at 3:01pm

Wonderstorm’s creative team of Aaron Ehasz, Justin Richmond and Giancarlo Volpe delve into the making of the first season of their epic series centered around three unlikely heroes and their quest to stop an all-out war.

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Is NVIDIA’s New RTX Real-Time Ray Tracing Technology Really a Game Changer?

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 12:41pm

Industry analyst Jon Peddie weighs in on the significance of NVIDIA’s recently announced Turing GPU architecture and AI-enhanced photorealistic rendering.

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The Rookies Announces 2018’s Best Digital Media & Entertainment Students

Autodesk-sponsored international student awards received 9,971 digital projects created by 2,914 students from more than 87 countries worldwide.

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