Digital-Tutors Helps Maya Build Better Bots

While the metallic star of Fritz Lang’s Metropolis may be the most famous lady automaton in film history, today’s artists are getting some help in creating x-chromosome ... Continue Reading →

Spider-Man 2 to Christen Sony’s 4K Projector

Columbia Pictures’ CG-loaded blockbuster, Spider-Man 2, has been chosen to be the first major motion picture to be presented using Sony’s new uncompressed 4K Digital Projection ... Continue Reading →

ATI, Avid Bundle Hardware, Software

ATI Technologies Inc. has joined forces with Avid Technology Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, Softimage Co., to provide 3D artists and students with a complete graphics hardware ... Continue Reading →

Academy Picks Seven VFX Oscar Contenders

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today the list of seven films it will consider for Achievement in Visual Effects. This year’s big vfx contenders are ... Continue Reading →

MAXON Aids Express Trip to Theaters

Software developer MAXON dropped us a line telling us about the instrumental role its products had in the creation of Warner Bros.’ computer-generated holiday feature, The Polar ... Continue Reading →

VES to Honor Zemeckis

Academy Award-winning director/producer Robert Zemeckis (Forrest Gump, Who Framed Roger Rabbit?) will be honored with a lifetime achievement award when The Visual Effects Society (VES) ... Continue Reading →

DAZ Prods. Offers 3D Anime/Manga Kit

Creating your own manga and anime productions just got easier with the release of Aiko 3.0, a new 3D kit created by DAZ Prods. The company recruited experts from Japan and all over ... Continue Reading →

BOXX Celebrates 3December with Big Rebate

In celebration of 3December, the annual global celebration of 3D computer graphics worldwide, leading workstation company BOXX Technologies is offering an instant rebate of $1,203 throughout ... Continue Reading →

Turbo Squid Opens Mobile Game Developers Forum

Turbo Squid, a leading provider of royalty-free 3D products for download, today launched a new discussion forum for mobile game developers. The Mobile Developer’s Forum, or MDF, ... Continue Reading →

Avid Announces SOFTIMAGE|XSI 4.2

Avid Technology Inc. today announced version 4.2 of SOFTIMAGE|XSI software for professionals working on complex CG productions including games, films, broadcast and postproduction projects. ... Continue Reading →