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The Mill Shuts Down TV VFX Department

Another day, another troubling news item about the beleaguered vfx industry. This time it’s London-based studio The Mill which revealed that it will close its TV visual effects unit, ... Continue Reading →
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’64 Zoo Lane’ Gets iOS Address

European producer/distributor Millimages is launching a new app for iPad and iPhone, 64 Zoo Lane – Let’s Read Along with Alan, based on its popular children’s series. ... Continue Reading →
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Method Appoints Christian Kubsch President

Method Studios, a Deluxe Entertainment Services Group company, has announced that industry veteran Christian Kubsch has joined the studio as president. Kubsch will oversee Method’s ... Continue Reading →
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NAB Show: Maxon Reveals Vegas Plans

Maxon has unveiled the extent of its participation in the 2013 NAB Show, taking place in Las Vegas April 8-11. The company will be based at Booth #SL5316 (hours: Mon.-Wed. 9 a.m.-6 ... Continue Reading →
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Autodesk Debuts 2014 EC Suite

Autodesk has announced the new features of its 2014 Entertainment Creation Suite, which comprises the latest editions of award-winning 3D animation, visual effects and creative tools ... Continue Reading →
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Autodesk Unveils New Gameware at GDC

At the Game Developers Conference taking place in San Francisco this week, Autodesk unveiled new versions of its widely used game development middleware from the Autodesk Gameware product ... Continue Reading →
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Faceware Technologies Releases Retargeter 4.0

Sherman Oaks, Calif-based Faceware Technologies has unveiled the new Retargeter 4.0, a major upgrade to its award-winning Faceware software. The new software’s key features, which ... Continue Reading →
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NVIDIA Unveils Premiere Visual Computing Appliance

Computer hardware firm NVIDIA debuted an industry first at the GPU Technology Conference in San Jose, Calif. this week: a Visual Computing Appliance (VCA), a new device that will enable ... Continue Reading →
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MAXON, Adobe Form Strategic Alliance

MAXON, developer of 3D animation software CINEMA 4D, has announced it has entered into a strategic alliance with Adobe Systems Inc. to collaborate on technology for creatives in the ... Continue Reading →
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No Place Like Oz: A VFX Sampler

We pull back the curtain a tad bit to learn about a few of the vfx secrets of Disney’s blockbuster prequel Oz the Great and Powerful. Frank L. Baum, the prolific author of the original ... Continue Reading →