ILM Shares File Format

In an effort to establish a file format standard for the visual effects industry, Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) has released its proprietary extended dynamic image file format, ... Continue Reading →

3DBOXX Workstations Offer NVIDIA Quadro FX

BOXX Technologies is offering support for the new NVIDIA Quadro FX graphics solutions in its series of 3DBOXX workstations running Microsoft Windows or Linux. With three parallel vertex ... Continue Reading →

Framestore CFC Bites into Baskervilles

On Sunday, Jan. 19, ExxonMobil Masterpiece Theatre will present an all-new version of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Hound of the Baskervilles on PBS. This re-imagining of the Sherlock ... Continue Reading →

E-on Software To Release Ozone 2.0 for Cinema 4D

Ozone 2.0, e-on software’s bundle of atmospherics plug-ins for Maxon Computer’s flagship product, Cinema 4D, is due out this spring for both Mac OS X and Windows. Ozone ... Continue Reading →

The Foundry Ships Furnace

Following a successful beta testing period, software developer The Foundry today announced the availability of Furnace, a suite of plug-ins for Apple’s Shake compositing and effects ... Continue Reading →

Discreet Ships character studio 4

Discreet, a division of Autodesk, Inc., today announced the worldwide shipment of character studio 4, winner of Computer Graphics World’s 2002 Innovation Award. Enhancements to ... Continue Reading →

Towers, Clones Top VES Noms

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has issued its list of nominees for the first annual VES Awards, to be held on Feb. 19 in the Ahmanson Ballroom at Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. ... Continue Reading →

Academy Announces EFX Oscar Short List

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the seven films being considered for Achievement in Visual Effects for the 75th Academy Awards. The contenders are: Harry ... Continue Reading →

Cinesite Recruits from Mill Film

With visual effects house The Mill closing down its feature film division, Mill Film, to focus on TV commercial work, a number of former Mill workers are taking refuge at expanding ... Continue Reading →

Kaydara Offers Free MOTIONBUILDER Video Training

Kaydara Inc. has made the first MOTIONBUILDER Video Training Magazine (VTM), Introduction to MOTIONBUILDER, available for free online. Created by Jason Busby of 3D Buzz, this introductory ... Continue Reading →