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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 [...]
Montreal based animation software studio Toon Boom recently received the prestigious Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Entrepreneurial Company of the Year. Toon Boom has shown remarkable entrepreneurial spirit, rapidly gaining a strong foothold through product innovation, marketing and the implementation of a well-rounded strategy in a very competitive market, [...]
Venice-based Shotgun announced it has teamed up with Tweak on a new product called Revolver that provides digital studios with an all-in-one review toolset. Revolver combines production tracking and review, making it easy for teams in any location to view their latest work in context of the cut, browse and [...]
Smith Micro Software announced today that it will offer multi-touch gesture support for Anime Studio 8 customers on Wacom’s Intuos5 line of graphics tablets. The latest in a series of exclusive partnerships with Wacom Americas, Anime Studio Debut is included free of charge as part of Wacom’s Bundled Software Download [...]
Luxology has integrated IKinema inverse kinematics (IK)’s RunTime technology into its just released 3D content creation software, modo 601. Although known for its game animation middleware, IKinema’s technology is now being used to bring professional rigging and interactive posing capabilities to modo’s new character animation tools. “Bringing IKinema tech into [...]
Luxology has announced the immediate availability of the latest release version of its 3D content creation, modo 601. The new release includes includes character animation, built-in dynamics, volumetric rendering, and enhanced retopology modeling tools along with a host of other new capabilities. modo is now a full pipeline solution for [...]
How Journey 2 director Brad Peyton and his vfx team crafted the thrilling visuals of the 3-D fantasy adventure. Though inspired by classic literary adventures, creating a believably fantastic world for Journey 2: The Mysterious Island required plenty of cutting-edge visual effects technology. The Warner Bros. release, a sequel to [...]
Portland, Oregon-based animation house Laika has purchased a site license of Shotgun software to manage production and enhance collaboration for stop-motion and vfx work throughout the studio. Laika has implemented the flexible, web-based solution as a central platform for modernizing production management of the data-heavy stop-motion process on its upcoming 3D [...]
3D facial animation tech developer Image Metrics announced the release of its Live Driver Software Development (SDK) today. Live Driver is described as a new real-time facial animation technology that adds the capability for 3D characters to mirror a user’s expressions and emotions in real-time, via a standard webcam. Live [...]
Random House Children’s Books and Sesame Workshop have announced the launch of a new digital publishing initiative focused on early learning and reading readiness. Select titles from Random’s Sesame Street library will be converted to ebooks, beginning January 25 with the launch of Elmo Says Achoo! and Elmo’s Breakfast Bingo. [...]