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The LightWave 3D Group announced today LightWave 11.5, the most-recent version of its Emmy-winning 3D modeling, animation and rendering software. A complete 3D pipeline, LightWave 11.5 adds features to streamline productivity, including a new Genoma character animation and rigging system for Modeler, predator and prey flocking, Instancing, soft-body Bullet Dynamics, [...]
BOXX Technologies announced that its newly redesigned renderPRO and upgraded renderBOXX will debut at SIGGRAPH 2012. “We understand the applications our customers employ to create, test, and modify their ideas,” said Shoaib Mohammad, BOXX VP of marketing and business development. “So our optimized configurations, using the latest Intel processors and [...]
Toon Boom Animation has announced the release of Toon Boom Harmony 10 at SIGGRAPH 2012 in Los Angeles. The new version of the animation software delivers all the benefits that a 64-bit engine brings to your hardware, namely overall enhanced performance, a much faster user interface and interactive playback, as [...]
Faceware Technologies, a provider of 3D facial animation software and hardware for the video game, film, TV and commercial industries, announced that it is rolling out its Educational Program to educational institutions around the world. The new program, which is currently being tested by a select number of universities including [...]
Disney Interactive has launched a new app for creating original and Disney-themed pixel art and animation for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. The free app, which is called Disney Pixel’d is available on the App Store this week (itunes.com/apps/pixeld). Users can create one-of-a-kind pixel art that literally pops as you make [...]
Maxon has unveiled the Release 14 version of its leading software application Cinema 4D. Leveraging more than two decades of 3D graphics programming innovation, R14 delivers breakthrough performance offerings including a new, fully integrated sculpting system, new camera matching functionality, the debut of exchange plugins to two key applications (The [...]
Acclaimed stop-motion house Aardman Animations (Wallace and Gromit, The Pirates! Band of Misfits) have announced the creation of their own iTunes App! The App, called Animate It!, allows users to create their own stop-motion animations with editing tools, a player, variable frame rates and time lapse. Users can also copy, [...]
Disney animator Dan Lund has just launched a great new app that will bring smiles to anyone who enjoys those timeless knock knock jokes. The new Knock Knock app for iPads and iPhones lets kids interact with a cast of characters through a series of voice activated knock knock jokes, [...]
Thinkbox Software has announced the release of Draft, a lightweight compositing and video processing tool designed to automate typical post-render tasks, which will be unveiled at the SIGGRAPH Conference in Los Angeles (August 7-9) at the Thinkbox booth #937. Draft is a plug-in for the company’s Deadline render farm management [...]
The third and final chapter in Chris Nolan’s Batman trilogy delivers plenty of spectacular visuals and mind-boggling vfx scenes that linger in memory long after the final credits roll. The stakes are bigger than ever for Batman in The Dark Knight Rises, the final installment in director Christopher Nolan’s acclaimed [...]