3dBob Scrubs up for TV Effect

For a recent episode of the hit NBC comedy Scrubs, 3dBob Prods. was called in to do a grotesque face melting effect a la Raiders of the Lost Ark. While it may seem a bit shocking for ... Continue Reading →

Cinesite Journeys to Solaris

Visual effects house Cinesite completed approximately 75 visual effects for the Fox Pictures release of Steven Soderbergh’s Solaris. The remake of director Andrei Tarkovsky’s ... Continue Reading →

LightWave3D Bundled on 3DBOXX

BOXX Technologies has partnered with 3D graphics and animation software developer NewTek to bundle and distribute LightWave3D graphics and animation software on 3DBOXX workstations. ... Continue Reading →

Eden FX Launches Feature Film Unit; Emmy Award Winner Laurel Klick Named Visual Effects Supervisor

CG specialty shop Eden FX has expanded its operations into the feature film realm. Complementing the company’s existing broadcast unit, the new feature film unit will be headed ... Continue Reading →

Harry Potter EFX House Done With Movie Magic

London visual effects facility The Mill, which contributed greatly to the effects in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, is leaving the feature film industry to focus exclusively ... Continue Reading →

Pixar Renders RenderMan 11

Pixar Animation Studios has released RenderMan 11, the latest version of its Academy Award-winning visual effects software. New features include global illumination and deep shadows. RenderMan ... Continue Reading →

AvatarLabs Dives Into Motion Graphics Biz

Motion graphics and editorial design studio AvatarLabs has opened for business in Encino, Calif. Under creative director, producer, and designer Rex Cook, the company’s initial ... Continue Reading →

Virtual Humans Come To Life With Pulse

San Francisco-based media technologies company Pulse has begun shipping Pulse Veepers 3.0. The virtual human creation software promises quicker and easier authoring of more realistic ... Continue Reading →

SOFTIMAGE|XSI v.3.0 First To Use NVIDIA Cg language

The SOFTIMAGE®|XSI v.3.0 3-D nonlinear production software is the market’s first digital content creation application to incorporate Cg, a high-level programming language ... Continue Reading →

Alias SketchBook Pro Unveiled For Tablet PC

Alias|Wavefront announces the upcoming release of Alias SketchBook Pro with a free introductory version now available for download. Designed specifically for the Tablet PC, the intuitive ... Continue Reading →