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VFX and animation studio Rhythm & Hues has adopted The Foundry’s MARI software as its primary paint tool. Using MARI will give the studio’s artists freedom to focus on being creative without having to spend time worrying about time-consuming processes like file management. “Before we started using MARI artists had [...]
Hardware giant Wacom is bringing two shiny new toys for digital artists into their impressive interactive pen display lineup! The Cintiq 24HD touch is set to provide the most intuitive workflow experience to date by allowing users to work with both hands on the screen, by combining multi-touch controls and [...]
Animation and design studio Psyop has adopted site licenses of Shotgun and Revolver with Tweak Software’s RV as part of its plans for expansion. The multidisciplinary studio, which specializes in emotive, visually compelling storytelling, will leverage Shotgun and Revolver to streamline production management, tracking and review and approval for its [...]
We shed light on how a seasoned team of vfx pros brought Seth MacFarlane’s misbehavin’ toy bear to animated life in the new comedy, Ted. Fans of Fox-TV’s Family Guy and American Dad! have been waiting patiently for creator Seth MacFarlane’s first venture into live-action movies, Ted, which debuted nationwide [...]
Cloud computing technology innovator RevUp Render has announced a new version of its cloud rendering service supporting V-Ray 2.0 rendering software from the Chaos Group. Using this new platform, 3D graphics professionals can take advantage of the massive render farms and high-end production workstations. With V-Ray 2.0 rendering software running [...]
We focus on some of the innovative digital effects of three of the season’s early blockbusters. Men In Black III (Sony) VFX Supervisor: Ken Ralston It’s been 10 years since Agents J and K last graced the big screen to police the alien population living among us—not so long by [...]
International visual effects company Pixomondo today announced the opening of a new studio in Detroit, bringing its global network total to thirteen facilities spanning three continents. The new studio, formed through the acquisition of boutique VFX company, With A Twist, now dubbed Pixomondo DTW, will focus on feature film, television [...]
Digital Domain Media Group will collaborate with Abu Dhabi government-backed media and entertainment entity twofour54 to drive development of film, TV and media production to the Middle East. Digital Domain Media Group (DDMG) will establish an animation, vfx and mo-cap studio and a media school in Abu Dhabi. The collaboration [...]
London’s The Senate VFX completed 186 shots for Warner Bros./Village Roadshow’s Dark Shadows—the latest Tim Burton opus which opened last week. Anton Yri, vfx supervisor, worked with vfx producer Sam Spacey to oversee six major sequences in the film. Yri was on set for the duration of first unit and [...]
If you’ve been looking for ways to get an edge over your friends as you play the new hit game Draw Something, you may think about Nextrendz new touch-screen stylus, The Draw Thing. Draw Something is the new app that has taken the world of smartphones by storm. An online [...]