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Peak and This Thing of Ours Take ‘Toon Blast’ Characters on the Road

Animation studio uses live-action, soft-shaded frame-by-frame animation, and 3D elements to create a promo video for the popular game; animated characters Wally, Cooper, and Bruno enter the non-animated world, taking to the streets.

Events Headline News

Foundry Reveals FMX 2022 Program Line-Up

Presentations will showcase creative techniques and technologies including best practices, tips and tricks, and a look at the future of VFX; topics include grading and compositing with NukeX, workflows with Mari, and using Katana in feature animation.

ArsenalFX Headline News

ArsenalFX Provides Post Services for 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'

Post house ArsenalFX Color, sister company to ArsenalFX, provides post production services, ranging from dailies through delivery, for  ABC hit series Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Grading Headline News

Pixel Farm Releases Free Airgrade Colour Grading iPhone App

Now everyone can enjoy the art of colour grading their images with Airgrade (, the new, free-of-charge, colour-grading engine that's remote-controlled from an iPhone, created by The Pixel Farm Ltd (, the developers of film industry-renowned VFX software.

Grading Headline News

Paul Harrison Joins MPC's Color Grading Department

MPC has signed award-winning colorist Paul Harrison to their team. Complimenting the talents of Jean-Clement Soret, Mark Gethin, George K and Kenny Gibb, Harrison joins as Senior Colorist. The team sheet includes some of the most highly respected international colorists and is lead by Jean-Clement Soret who graded Danny Boyle's multiple Oscar-winning SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE.

Grading Headline News

da Vinci Debuts Stereoscopic 3-D Processing Powerhouse

At IBC2008, da Vinci unveiled a new version of the Resolve R-series digital enhancement suite designed expressly to meet the challenges of stereoscopic 3-D processing. Based on da Vinci's innovative C.O.R.E. processing technology, the Resolve R-3D enables colorists to exercise maximum creativity while performing in-context grading for the next-generation visual experience.

Grading Headline News

Post House Rushes Lead The Way In The Future Of Grading

London-based post house Rushes has invested in its telecine capabilities with the acquisition of a da Vinci Systems Resolve R250 digital mastering suite with Impresario control interface for grading and DI finishing.

Rushes' team of colourists, lead by Adrian Seery have the power to control color with the Resolve system, which brings a whole new set of grading and post production tools to the grading work flow. This means increased speed of production and greater flexibility throughout the grading process.

Autodesk Headline News

Autodesk Announces Lustre 2009 Digital Color Grading System

Autodesk, Inc. has announced the Autodesk Lustre 2009 digital color grading system and Autodesk Incinerator 2009, the real-time system accelerator for Lustre. The Lustre system has helped shape the look of hundreds of films and TV series, including: INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL, THE INCREDIBLE HULK, IRON MAN, CASUALTY, PLANET EARTH and GALAPAGOS. Lustre 2009 will be showcased at Autodesk booth #7-D21 during the International Broadcasters Convention 2008 in Amsterdam's RAI Convention Center, September 12-16.

Film Headline News

Iridas Offers SpeedGrade DI 2007

Iridas has released SpeedGrade DI 2007. The high-end color grading and film finishing application offers a long list of new features and enhancements including the optional DualStream stereoscopic module for true 3-D color grading, and realtime RAW for playback and grading of unrendered RAW footage. Iridas will present SpeedGrade DI 2007 at the Ciprico booth (7.907) at IBC (Sept. 7-11) in Amsterdam. SpeedGrade DI 2007 is immediately available from Iridas or through its reseller network.

Autodesk Headline News

Autodesk at IBC 2006

Autodesk is participating in the 2006 International Broadcasters Convention (IBC) being held in Amsterdam from Sept. 8-12. Autodesk will publicly debut new releases of its visual effects, color grading and editing/finishing systems, and showcase the recently announced versions of its 3D animation, modeling and rendering products.

Autodesk Headline News

Autodesk Introduces Lustre 2007

Autodesk Inc. has launched the Autodesk Lustre 2007 digital color grading solution. Lustre has shaped hundreds of films, including KING KONG, CLERKS II and the upcoming films MACBETH and THE BLACK DAHLIA. There is also growing demand for specialized digital grading tools such as Lustre in the TV industry and for films shot in high definition (HD). With Lustre, colorists can deliver stylized looks, maintain continuity across shots and change the time of day during which a story takes place.

Grading Headline News

Autodesk Introduces New HD Color Grading System

Autodesk Inc. launched Autodesk Lustre HD, a new digital color grading system designed for working on high-definition television (HDTV) commercials and programming, as well as HDTV film projects. Lustre HD is the latest addition to the Autodesk Lustre family of nonlinear digital color grading products, which have been used to grade Academy Award-winning films such as THE LORD OF THE RINGS trilogy and KING KONG.

Grading Headline News

Discreet's Digital Intermediate Drive Continues with New lustre Purchase

Discreet announced that Ultimate (Ultimate Video Int.), The Netherlands, has installed high-performance digital color correction and digital intermediate (DI) capabilities based on lustre, Discreet's award-winning, realtime color grading system.