At Autodesk University, Unreal Engine is providing a glimpse of what to expect from Datasmith, as the company tackles the challenges of importing CAD data into Unreal Engine.
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Brickyard VFX partners with Interrogate and Goodby, Silverstein & Partners on the new spot Big Is On for the 2013-2014 NBA season.
Pixar Animation announces the release of RenderMan Pro Server 18, setting a new standard in rendering technology.
The Pixar senior scientist and lighting expert discusses the studio’s new physically-based lighting system, Global Illumination.
Chaos Group announces the open beta for V-Ray 1.6 for SketchUp with significant enhancements to rendering speed, workflow, visualization and lighting features.
Through its in-house branding and design group DesignWorks, creative design and digital production studio The Syndicate recently provided end-to-end production on LIGHTS, a spot for CONSOL Energy.
In the latest excerpt of Poser 7 Revealed, Kelly L. Murdock explains how to work with default lights and how to add new light sources to a scene.
From Peachpit Publishing, VFXWorld has an excerpt from its newest book, Lighten Up with Lightwave 3D 8.
Continuing our run of excerpts from the Inspired 3D series, David Parish, in part one of a two part article, addresses the dead give-aways between the real world and the CG world.
Editor Robert Pennington joins Northern Lights Post's roster of talent at the company's recently launched visual effects/design division. Pennington recently finished editing two feature length independent films, THE LIFE AND TIMES OF ROBERT WILSON (working title), a documentary about the famed experimental theater director, and A TALE OF TWO PIZZAS, a romantic comedy directed by Vincent Sassone starring Vincent Pastore, Frank Vincent and Patty D'Arbanville. Pennington's recent commercial assignments include a montage-driven, two-spot image campaign for Ford Motor Co.
Creative edit house Northern Lights Post has launched a visual effects design division, which will be headed by effects artist/designer Tera Petersen. Petersen's experience includes CG/design work on commercials for Pepsi, Doritos 3D and Fruitopia, among others. "This is a natural progression for Northern Lights," said Northern Lights co-founder/editor David Gioiella.
Cinesite Hollywood completed two dozen shots for Universal Studios' new film SPY GAME, directed by Tony Scott and starring Robert Redford and Brad Pitt. Cinesite's work included the enhancement of reflections in an interrogation scene, blowing out a grid of lights in a night landscape scene, and adding muzzle flashes, sparks, bullet holes, dust and debris. Cinesite visual effects supervisor Kevin Lingenfelser said there are no blue or green screen shots in the film. A few explosions occur in the film, but they were achieved using practical, in-camera methods.
TOPIX/Mad Dog completed the 3D animation for a pair of 10-second spots for Boots Lights Cigarettes entitled "Striptease" and "Mirilla." In "Striptease," a crowd of lighters eagerly await the arrival of the main attraction - the new Boots Lights cigarette packaging. The old package shimmies out of its wrapper and the crowd goes wild when the new packaging makes its debut. In "Mirilla," cigarettes get restless in their old package and wrestle to be the first to get into their new packaging.