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Foundry Introduces Nuke 9, Nuke Studio

The Foundry unveiled Nuke 9, the biggest-ever shake-up of its Nuke compositing technology, including the addition of Nuke Studio. The offering brings powerful node-based visual effects, ... Continue Reading →
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Blackmagic Buys Fusion Maker Eyeon

Blackmagic Design has acquired Eyeon Software, maker of the widely used Fusion compositing software, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Blackmagic has been expanding steadily into ... Continue Reading →
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Harvest Tech Proposes 3D Printing Panel at SXSW

Texas-based 3D printing and additive manufacturing company Harvest Technologies is seeking votes from interested attendees that will slate it to host a panel presentation at SXSW Interactive ... Continue Reading →
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Academy Announces Sci-Tech Contenders

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Scientific and Technical Awards Committee has announced 21 scientific and technical achievements, and 16 distinct investigations ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH News Bytes: NextLimit, LightWave, Tactic Apps, Shotgun

+ NextLimit has announced from the showfloor that it will now offer free licenses to educational institutions interested in teaching its industry-leading fluid simulation software RealFlow ... Continue Reading →
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Pixar to Release Tractor 2.0

Pixar Animation Studios has announced that it will in the first week of September release Tractor 2.0, its next-gen distributed processing software. Version 2.0 expands the successful ... Continue Reading →
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Mutated Tech Brings Laughs, Action to ‘Turtles’

ILM mashes up motion-capture and animation in new ways ... Continue Reading →
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Animals and Plants – In Space!

Framestore and MPC each faced distinct challenges in animating Guardians of the Galaxy‘s Rocket and Groot. Marvel Studios’ ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH News Bytes: Faceware, MAXON, PipelineFX

+ Faceware Technologies will demo a version 2.0 upgrade of its real-time facial mocap and animation produce Faceware Live. New and improved features include instant calibration, improved ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH News Bytes: RealFlow, French Pavilion, MSI

+ Next Limit Technologies will be showcasing the latest updates to RealFlow 2014 with a RealFlow / Cinema 4D Presentation on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at the the MAXON booth (#1422) with ... Continue Reading →