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Boosting Innovation in Animation Headline News

4th Edition of Next Lab Generation Selections Announced

20 projects are chosen from 91 submissions from 26 countries; the annual initiative seeks to discover new talent and boost advanced animation production from a technical and narrative perspective. 

Innovation in Ibero-American Storytelling Headline News

IBERMEDIA NEXT Announces Co-Development Selections

Out of 104 submissions, 14 projects were chosen for support in development of Ibero-American stories through technological innovation in animation.

call for entries Headline News

Call for Submissions: 4th Edition of the Next Lab Generation Workshop

The annual initiative seeks to discover new talent and boost advanced animation production from a technical and narrative perspective; entries accepted from individuals and groups – the deadline is December 13.

Education Headline News

disguise Launches Free ‘Virtual Production Workflows’ Course

Nine modular topics range from volume design to ACES color management and virtual production workflows; participants earn an online certificate.

A Must-Have Guide Headline News

VES Announces ‘The VES Handbook of Virtual Production’ Release

The comprehensive guide to techniques and best practices, gleaned from 82 experts in VR, AR, MR, and XR technology and edited by VFX professionals Susan Zwerman VES and Jeffrey A. Okun VES, is now available for pre-order.

Supporting Technology in Animation Headline News

IBERMEDIA NEXT Reveals Co-Development Project Results at Pixelatl 2023

Final selections will receive funding from the Ibermedia Program initiative, which supports E.U. companies partnering with professionals/owners of Latin American IP; companies in Spain, Italy and Portugal submitted 104 projects for consideration.

Technology Headline News

Vu Reveals Vu One ‘All-in-One’ Virtual Production System

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, September 6, 2023 at 2:47pm

Innovative new platform combines state-of-the-art hardware and creative tools including the ‘Virtual Studio by Vu’ to make the latest storytelling possibilities accessible to everyone regardless of budget and technical experience.

Commercials Headline News

The-Artery Turns Day to Night in ‘New Light’

The creative studio once again partnered with Mercedes-Benz, providing live-action production, editorial, post, VFX, color grading and finishing, transforming a daytime shoot on the California coast into night scenes.

Technology Headline News

Shutterstock Announces NeRF AI Tech Collaborations

By Dan Sarto | Friday, August 18, 2023 at 1:48pm

The visual-content provider will partner with Luma Labs AI and RECON Labs’ 3Dpresso to explore development and 3D asset publishing on Shutterstock’s Turbosquid platform; and collaborate with Voling AI on the first-ever network of creators to produce on-demand NVOL environments. 

Technology Headline News

Puget Systems Debuts Generative AI and Machine Learning Server

The new customizable rackmount machine supports up to four NVIDIA RTX 6000 Ada graphics cards to host web-based chat interface for large language models.

Business Headline News

Arcturus Named Go-To-Market Partner for Microsoft’s Mixed Reality Capture Studios

By Dan Sarto | Thursday, August 10, 2023 at 3:21pm

The volumetric video tech leader’s new pipeline offers complete, photorealistic end-to-end solutions, from capture to distribution, for content creators on any size project. 

Technology Headline News

NVIDIA Announces Powerful New RTX Workstations and GPUs

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, August 8, 2023 at 12:34pm

Desktops from BOXX, Dell, HP, and Lenovo feature NVIDIA RTX 6000 Ada GPUs and incorporate NVIDIA AI Enterprise and NVIDIA Omniverse Enterprise software; 3 new desktop workstation Ada Generation GPUs - NVIDIA RTX 5000, RTX 4500, and RTX 4000 - also announced.

Innovations in Ibero-American Animation Headline News

Ibermedia Programme’s Next Lab Generation Reveals Projects Awarded at Annecy 2023

The workshop, dedicated to boosting innovation in the Ibero-American animation sector, announces winners of its third edition - ‘Caregivers,’ ‘Lumen’ and ‘LIMBO;’ selected projects get 8,000€ in development aid, 3 months of mentoring and a travel grant and accreditation for next year’s festival.

Innovations in Ibero-American Animation Headline News

IBERMEDIA NEXT Bringing Grant Initiatives to Annecy 2023

Backed by Ibermedia Programme and dedicated to boosting innovation in the Ibero-American animation sector programs, the organization will be hosting presentations, themed breakfasts, and one-on-one meetings detailing grants and call for applications at the festival, which runs June 11-17.

Business Headline News

Creative Studio ‘ILMxLAB’ Rebrands as ‘ILM Immersive’

The VFX giant reveals new logos and branding reflecting the studio's advancements in innovative multiplatform storytelling via virtual and mixed reality; its latest release, ‘Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge - Enhanced Edition’ is available on PlayStation VR2.

Supporting Technology in Animation Headline News

IBERMEDIA NEXT Launches Digital Animation Grants at Quirino Awards

Funding for Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian producers co-developing projects with Ibero-American creators provides up to €150,000, and a support program valued up to €95,000 to promote new technology in creating animation; applications now open - submission deadline is August 21.

Technology Headline News

New NVIDIA RTX Ada GPUs to Power Next-Gen Laptop and Desktop Workstations

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, March 21, 2023 at 12:11pm

6 new GPUs, available this month, will be featured in computers from system builders like BOXX, HP and Lenovo, offering accelerated computing power for collaborative content creation, design, and AI-augmented applications.

Technology Headline News

Silver Spoon Rewrites XR Playbook for Nick Simulcast of CBS Christmas Day Game

The NY-based real-time animation and virtual production studio’s immersive ‘Nickified’ game day viewing experience included technological firsts in AI, real-time AR graphics, and mixed reality resulting in record-breaking viewership.

People Headline News

Pixotope Expands Product Team with 2 New Hires

Gideon Ferber joins the virtual production solutions company as Senior Director of Motion and Production Graphics; Javier Reyes Gomez comes on board as Product Program Manager.

Business Headline News

Arcturus Announces $11M Funding from Cloudtree Ventures, Autodesk and Epic Games

New round of Series A funding will enable HoloSuite platform enhancements and continued development of new tools and techniques for 3D creation tools like Maya and Unreal Engine.

Advances in Digital Human Creation Headline News

Wild Capture and Metastage to Demo New Digital Human Creation Tools at VES Event

The two studios are teaming up to showcase new advances in volumetric video tools used to create digital humans as part of the VES’ ‘Creating Lifelike Digital Humans -- Volumetric Video Capture Techniques for VFX Pipelines,’ set for November 12; registration is now open on Eventbrite.

New Filmmaking Frontiers at SCAD VFXWorld

SCAD Embraces the ‘Bleeding Edge’ of Technology with New LED Volume Stage

By bringing together live-action performance with digital environments and real-time rendering, the university's students across creative disciplines are collaborating as never before, creating the future with technology that didn’t exist only two years ago.

It’s Epic! Headline News

Epic Games Releases ‘Broadcast and Live Events Field Guide’ Free Download

Doc drop kicks off weeklong, online ‘Broadcast and Live Events: Steal the Show’ that features sessions and insight into how top creatives in broadcast and live events use Unreal Engine to engage viewers; virtual event runs through October 14.

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