Toon Boom Studio Goes to Thailand, Indonesia

Toon Boom Technologies Inc. has expanded its worldwide network of distributors and resellers with the addition of Intranesis Communications (IntraComm), which will distribute Toon Boom ... Continue Reading →

iStopMotion V0.6 Released

Munich, Germany-based GeBE Computer & Peripherie GmbH has announced the availability of iStopMotion version 0.6. Just in time for the Easter holiday, release offers improved speed, ... Continue Reading →

Softimage Goes 3D for Spy Kids, Announces XSI 3.5

For the next installment in the popular Spy Kids movie franchise, the pint-sized operatives are plunged into the world of a video game. Audiences will also be pulled into the action ... Continue Reading →

Discreet Outfits Digital Domain in Multi-million Dollar Deal

Discreet announced that Los Angeles-based effects house Digital Domain has completed a multi-million dollar installation that includes a new inferno 5 suite, flame and flint upgrades, ... Continue Reading →

Alias | Wavefront Announces Maya 5

Alias | Wavefront announced the release of Maya 5 over the weekend at the meeting of the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) in Las Vegas. Set to ship in May, the latest version ... Continue Reading →

Sony’s New 4:4:4 HD System Adopted for Episode III

When production on the latest installment in the Star Wars saga begins in June at Fox Studios Australia, Sony’s new 4:4:4 RGB high-definition (HD) camera and new high-data rate ... Continue Reading →

Animatrix Director Andy Jones Takes Final Flight

In the collection of nine short films known as the Animatrix, the entry Final Flight of the Osiris is a standout. While the other films use the traditional anime style to tell Matrix-inspired ... Continue Reading →

IBM Dips Into Nvidia Chip Biz

IBM Corp. and NVIDIA have announced a multi-year strategic alliance that will see IBM manufacturing NVIDIA’s next-generation GeForce graphics processor units. The agreement will ... Continue Reading →

Nelvana Gets More Bang With Toon Boom

Montreal-based 2D animation software supplier Toon Boom Technologies has entered into a long-term partnership with Corus Ent.’s Nelvana Ltd. Using its newly launched USAnimation ... Continue Reading →

Turbo Squid Releases Kaydara’s HumanIK Plug-in for 3ds max

Online digital marketplace Turbo Squid ( is offering Kaydara’s HumanIK, a Discreet-certified 3ds max plug-in for character animation. The is now available for ... Continue Reading →