ILM and Sony Picture Imageworks Release Alembic 1.5

Sony Pictures Imageworks (SPI) and Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) have released their jointly developed, open sourse project Alembic 1.5. The new tool facilitates the sharing of ... Continue Reading →

9 Story Expands Catalog, Promotes Natalie Osborne

9 Story Entertainment announced today the closing of its agreement with CCI Kids, the family content division of CCI Entertainment, under which 9 Story has acquired the underlying rights ... Continue Reading →

Big Jump/Amberwood’s ‘Shutterbugs’ Flies to TVOKids

Amberwood Entertainment and Big Jump Productions’ preschool show Shutterbugs has entered in to a development agreement with TVOKids. “We are delighted to continue working ... Continue Reading →

LightWave Unleashes New NevronMotion Software

LightWave has announced the arrival of NevronMotion, its new motion capture retargeting software for LightWave 11.6 that supports the popular Microsoft Kinect camera. With NevronMotion, ... Continue Reading →

Imira Acquires Accio Toons

Spanish production and distribution company Imira Entertainment has secured distribution rights for several projects from local toon house Acció! Studios, including feature films and ... Continue Reading →

Nick Launches ‘Paw Patrol,’ New ‘Bubble Guppies’

Nickelodeon will be celebrating the dog days of summer with the launch of the brand-new, CG animated preschool series Paw Patrol on Monday, August 12 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT. The tail-wagging ... Continue Reading →

Bron Enlists for ‘Henchmen’

Canadian toon house Bron Animation will kick off production this fall on a feature-length CG animated film titled Henchmen, based on an original script by Jay D. Waxman. The flick will ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH: The Foundry Announces Collabs, Developments

Amid all the buzz-worthy happenings at the SIGGRAPH confab in Anaheim, software developer The Foundry has a number of exciting announcements for animators and visual effects artists. ... Continue Reading →


+ Autodesk has announced the launch of FBX Review for Microsoft Windows 7 and 8 enabled devises. The app gives artists and animators a powerful, lightweight tool to conduct detailed ... Continue Reading →

Brian Blessed Voices ‘Fearsome Beastie’

Known for his luxuriant beard, impeccable diction and commanding voice, legendary British actor Brian Blessed is taking a turn from him usual sci-fi and historical roles (Star Wars, ... Continue Reading →