Gnomon Goes Behind the Scenes on Up

The Gnomon School of Visual Effects will host a special look behind the scenes on the most recent Pixar animated feature with a special event titled ‘The Making of Up,’ ... Continue Reading →

French Roast Wins SIGGRAPH’s Best in Show

French Roast, Fabrice O. Joubert’s witty animated short about a Parisian caf’ patron who can’t pay his bill has won SIGGRAPH 2009′s Best in Show Award. The CG-animated ... Continue Reading →

Kells Takes Top Prize at SICAF

The Secret of Kells has racked up another festival win, taking the grand prize for feature films at the 13th Seoul International Cartoon and Animation Festival in South Korea. Another ... Continue Reading →

MoCap Society Hosts Satan’s SIGGRAPH Event

The Motion Capture Society is set to host Satan’s Rotoscopers, a free mixer and screening event Aug. 5 at the SIGGRAPH conference in New Orleans. The event, the third annual ... Continue Reading →

Pixar Announces RenderMan Products, Upgrades

Pixar has made unlimited threading across all its RenderMan products, as well as the upcoming release of RenderMan Pro Server 15.0 and introduced Tractor 1.0, a new render management ... Continue Reading →

Paley Center Celebrates Hanna-Barbera’s 70th Anniversary

The Paley Center in Beverly Hills is hosting a 70th anniversary celebration of Hanna-Barbera Studio, on Saturday, August 22 at 4:30 p.m. Jerry Eisenberg (The Flintstones), Willie Ito ... Continue Reading →

Venice to Screen 3-D Toy Story, Rintaro’s Penguin

Attendees at the 66th annual Venice Film Festival will get the first chance to see the 3-D versions of Toy Story and Toy Story 2. The Pixar films, due for general release from Disney ... Continue Reading →

Autodesk Plans Full Slate of SIGGRAPH Events

Autodesk will be demonstrating its latest creative technologies via a number of live events at the SIGGRAPH 2009 conference, set for Aug. 3-7 in New Orleans. Among the company’s ... Continue Reading →

Shotgun Software To Host SIGGRAPH 2009 Event

Shotgun Software ‘ maker of the pipeline management tool Shotgun ‘ is teaming up with visual effects houses Digital Domain and Zoic Studios for a user group presentation ... Continue Reading →

Henson Gets Emmy Engineering Honor

The Jim Henson Co. will be honored at the Primetime Emmy Engineering Awards, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced. The honor is in recognition of the Henson Digital ... Continue Reading →