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 →

Academy Remembers Animator Beckett

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will honor animator and visual effects artist Adam Beckett at a special program Aug. 17. The program, titled Infinite Animation: The ... 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 →

Pioneers ask SIGGRAPH Attendees to Make It Right

With SIGGRAPH set for next week in New Orleans, a group of computer graphics professionals is asking members of the creative community to donate to the Make It Right Foundation, which ... Continue Reading →

StudioGPU Spotlights MachStudio Pro at SIGGRAPH

StudioGPU will be demonstrating the most recent features on its MachStudio Pro 3-D workflow software at AMD Booth #2417 at this year’s SIGGRAPH. The technology in MachStudio Pro ... Continue Reading →

LightWork Design Previews New, Old at SIGGRAPH

LightWork Design will be previewing an easier-to-use product aimed at small to medium sized customers at this year’s SIGGRAPH conference in New Orleans. The company, based in ... Continue Reading →

Fantastic Mr. Fox To Open London Festival

Wes Anderson’s stop-motion animated feature Fantastic Mr. Fox will open The Times BFI London Film Festival in October. The screening will be the world premiere of the movie, which ... Continue Reading →

Miyazaki Appearance Highlight of Disney Panel

Hayao Miyazaki made his Comic-Con debut Friday, charming the massive crowd that had packed into Hall H for a rare chance to see the acclaimed Japanese animator in person in America. ... Continue Reading →

Comic-Con Day 2: Astro, Walt and Movie Heaven

On the first full day of Comic-Con, it was geek heaven. The day began with a panel on Imagi’s upcoming Astro Boy feature film. The footage, much of which we’d seen a few ... Continue Reading →

Comic-Con Report: An Inspiring Tribute to Walt Stanchfield

Animation fans attending Comic-Con on Thursday afternoon had the heart-breaking task of choosing between a Bill Plympton event (in-person appearance with a screening of his latest short ... Continue Reading →