January 2014 Tech Reviews

Maxon’s Cinema 4D Release 15 In Maxon’s 15th release of Cinema 4D, plenty of features have been added across the spectrum of needs for the user base, making the workflow ... Continue Reading →

November 2013 Tech Reviews

Hewlett-Packard’s z820 Workstation I have to speak up about the Hewlett-Packard z820 workstation. As a product reviewer, I need a robust machine to test things like the NVIDIA ... Continue Reading →

March 2013 Tech Reviews

The Foundry’s Nuke 7.0 U.K.-based vfx software tool designer The Foundry has certainly carved out a nice niche for itself in the world. After buying out Digital Domain’s internal ... Continue Reading →

Toon Boom Launches Storyboard Pro 3D

Montreal-based animation software creator Toon Boom has launched its new Storyboard Pro 3D yesterday. This new tool is billed as the only storyboarding application that combines 3D ... Continue Reading →

June 2011 Tech Reviews

Red Giant’s Trapcode Particular Usually creating particle systems requires a 3D package with an fx geek behind the controls spinning spinners on turbulence, wind, gravity, etc. to ... Continue Reading →

April 2011 Tech Reviews

Cebas’ thinkingParticles 4 What makes a Houdini FX artist drool? ThinkingParticles 4. A relative latecomer in the slew of Cebas products that have arrived on the market, it has ... Continue Reading →

Online Animation & VFX Courses

Online Animation & VFX Courses There isn’t much point of having software for making pretty pictures if you don’t know how to use it. Many of us have learned a lot of what we ... Continue Reading →

Autodesk Reviews 2011

Autodesk 3ds Max 2011 It’s about that time of year—to look at the features of the Big Three, which are under the umbrella of the Big One. Autodesk released 2011 versions of Max, ... Continue Reading →

Hitachi G-Technology’s G-Drive Mobile

We live in a world of high-capacity and low-spatial volume—a trend started by Sony when they started releasing Walkmans that were physically smaller than the cassette tapes they played. ... Continue Reading →

Digital-Tutors Vault

I have to preface this review by stating that I have a bias toward Digital-Tutors because I’m already a subscriber, and I can’t count the number of times they saved my butt—not ... Continue Reading →