SIGGRAPH Submissions Record High

ACM SIGGRAPH today announced that it has received a record number of submissions for the Computer Animation Festival to be held in conjunction with the 2006 edition of SIGGRAPH. The ... Continue Reading →

Hedge, X3, Scanner Bound for Cannes

Organizers have released the lineup of flicks to be screened at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival, naming the DreamWorks Animation feature Over the Hedge and 20th Century Fox’s X-Men: ... Continue Reading →

ParticleIllusion is Too Hot Not to Handle

The award-winning particleIllusion software from developer wondertouch was employed by New York-based visual effects house Extreme Digital Prods. to illustrate the effects of global ... Continue Reading →

Frank Miller’s 300 Marching to PSP

In addition to a major motion picture on the way from Warner Bros. Pictures, fans of the Frank Miller graphic novel, 300, can look forward to a handheld videogame based on the property. ... Continue Reading →

Malaysian Animation Gets Boost

The Malaysian Government is getting serious about promoting animation production and is even developing its own intellectual properties. Through its agency, MDC (Multimedia Development ... Continue Reading →

Academy Comes Alive with Animatronics

The more realistic computer-generated imagry became, the more it looked as if the art of animatronics was a dying breed. However, the process of puppeteering creatures has also improved ... Continue Reading →

Women in Animation Presents Panel on CG Toons on TV

If you’re looking for a chance to mingle with toonerati types and attend a panel discussion on 3D animation for television, the Women in Animation International Annual Meeting ... Continue Reading →

VES Fest Set for July 7-9

The Visual Effects Society has chosen July 7-9 to host the 2006 Festival of Visual Effects. This year the event moves from the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica, Calif. to the landmark Egyptian ... Continue Reading →

Autodesk’s Inferno Blazes for Linux

Autodesk Inc. has announced the launch of its Academy Award-winning Discreet Inferno visual effects system for the Linux operating system. Designed to enable digital artists in broadcast ... Continue Reading →

Russo Writes the Book on [adult swim]

As Cartoon Network’s [adult swim] block continues to deliver strong ratings and fans anxiously wait the Aqua Teen Hunger Force movie to open in the fall, we caught up with Ron ... Continue Reading →