Nokia Drops Shorts in U.K.

In its efforts to encourage the development of film content for mobile devices, Nokia has launched Nokia Shorts 2004, 15-second short film competition. The winner, to be selected by ... Continue Reading →

Toon Boom Releases Opus II

Montreal-based Toon Boom Animation has released Opus II, the latest version of its complete animation solution encompassing integrated workflow, sceneplanning, effects, compositing ... Continue Reading →

Boinx Moves with iStopMotion 1.5

In time for its second anniversary, Boinx iStopMotion software gets an update with version 1.5, featuring support for high-resolution movies and digital still cameras. The new version ... Continue Reading →

BOXX Bundles Softimage|XSI with Desktops

BOXX Technologies has entered an agreement with Avid to offer Softimage|XSI Foundation and Essentials animation software as an optional upgrade for its series of award-winning workstations. ... Continue Reading →

Top FX Wizards on Tap for Digital Studio

iHollywood Forum Inc. today announced the lineup of entertainment industry legends scheduled to speak at The 3rd Annual Digital Studio, a summit and showcase focusing on digital technology ... Continue Reading →

Animation Farm Adds Mo-Cap Barn

Austin, Texas-based toon house The Animation Farm has expanded its offerings with the addition of a motion-capture services group. Headed by Crispin Broadhurst and Brad Clark, the new ... Continue Reading →

Avanquest USA Offers Flash for the Little Guy

Avanquest USA, a developer and publisher of small office/home office software, has brought a low-cost, neophyte-friendly animation package to the U.S. marketplace with In-A-Flash. Developed ... Continue Reading →

SIGGRAPH: AMD64 Changes Lucas’ Role in Episode III

AMD announced at SIGGRAPH that its AMD Opteron processor-based servers and workstations are providing the digital backbone for the next and final installment in the Star Wars saga. ... Continue Reading →

Splutterfish Swims with New Partners

This year’s SIGGRAPH confab has been a busy period for Splutterfish, a leading high-end 3D rendering software solutions provider. It recently announced a new strategic partnership ... Continue Reading →

Luxology Launches Modeling System modo at SIGGRAPH

Indie content creation tool company Luxology announced the launch of its new generation 3D modeling system modo at this year’s SIGGRAPH event. modo combines a powerful, real-time ... Continue Reading →