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Indie U.K.-based equity firm Endless LLP has acquired top digital VFX house Cinesite from Kodak for an undisclosed amount. The deal involves Cinesite’s existing management team, supported by its new investment backer. The new deal will give Cinesite the resources and stability to fulfill a long-standing desire to expand the [...]
Alioscopy USA’s 8-view auto-stereoscopic camera conversion algorithm is now part of the new Adobe Photoshop CS6 Extended software. Photoshop artists will now be able to create, import, and edit multi-view 3D content to be ‘Alioscopy-ready’—for playback on Alioscopy displays in ‘no-glasses’ 3D. This relationship represents a closer step to making [...]
San Francisco-based vfx house Evil Eye Pictures has contributed nearly 200 visual effects shots for the Marvel’s The Avengers directed by Joss Whedon, which opens this Friday. Weta Digital, Digital Domain, Fuel VFX, Hydraulx, ILM, Lola VFX, Cantina Creative, Luma Pictures, Mova, The Third Floor and Trixter Films were among [...]
The 17th FMX event, the international conference on animation, effects, games and transmedia to be held May 8-11 in Stuttgart, Germany, has announced highlights of its special virtual production and visual effects programming—including looks at Avatar, Tintin and The Lorax as well as chats with ILM, Weta and more top [...]
San Francisco-based manga and anime house VIZ Media has formed a new announced the formation of VIZ Labs, a new division of the company led by Gagan Singh, exec VP, president and CTO. VIZ Labs will focus on innovation in digital content distribution, and will consolidate engineering and digital business [...]
Smith Micro announced today that it has added Service Release 2 enhancements to its Poser 9 and Poser Pro 2012 3D graphics software. It has also added Japanese and German versions of the products for international Poser users. “For artists who invest their time and creativity mastering animation software, being [...]
Autodesk introduced Smoke 2013, a redesigned version of its all-in-one video editing and VFX tool for the Mac (priced at $3,495) at the NAB event in Vegas yesterday. “Autodesk combined over 20 years of visual effects leadership and customer feedback to create video editing and effects software that serves the [...]
Autodesk has introduced a new animation store for 3ds Max and 3ds Max Design 2013, which began shipping last week. The store can be accessed from the 3ds Max products to provide a simplified 3D animation workflow that allows users to search, customize and purchase motion clips without leaving the [...]
Spanish animation house BRB Internacional recently introduced a new free app called BRBPlay for iOS mobile and tablet devices. The new release offers more than 1,000 hours of BRB’s animated content for users of iPhone, iPad and iPod. World with Willy Fog, Dogtanian and the Three Muskehounds, David The Gnome, [...]
Adobe will showcase new software and innovations that improve how broadcasters, filmmakers and video professionals create, deliver and monetize high-quality productions across multiple screens at the upcoming National Assoc. of Broadcasters (NAB) event in Las Vegas. Highlights of the show will include the first public demonstrations of Adobe Creative Suite [...]