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Tippett Studio has chosen French-based 3D CG company Bakery Relight software for its FX group production pipeline. Founded in 2007 by veteran motion picture artists and technologists, Erwan Maigret and Arnauld Lamorlette, Relight has garnered strong praise and support from industry insiders worldwide. Tippett’s Digital Effects Supervisor, Scott Singer explains, [...]
It looks like Elmo continues to leave his big red footmark on the app market. Sesame Workshop recently introduced Elmo Calls, a new app that enables kids to call Elmo over the phone and receive video calls, audio calls and voicemail. Parents can also choose from eight themed call packs that [...]
Ape Entertainment and leading family entertainment company Classic Media have announced the digital comic debut of Richie Rich in the Apple App store. The app will feature the digitally restored and color corrected original master copies of the comic as well as new adventures titled Rich Rescue for the iPad, [...]
Leading digital media retailer Barnes & Noble has announced a new partnership with manga (Japanese comics/graphic novels) distribution and publishing powerhouse VIZ Media to bring digitized versions of top titles to Nook Tablet and Nook Color customers. Available now, the VIZ collections includes 18 series comprising 107 volumes from its [...]
Montreal-based MARA3D has put its first mobile application: MARA3D: David Giraud Male Anatomy on the Apple iTunes App Store this week. This mobile app introduces artists to a new way of referencing and interacting with 3D human anatomy models. By offering multiple poses, layers of detail and unlimited viewing angles, [...]
Kickstand, creators of the StretchMesh plug-in for Autodesk Maya software, has launched a campaign to evolve StretchMesh Surface Deformation software into Open Source technology. Kickstand hopes to open the door for Maya artists to incorporate the surface deformation technology into their workflow by making this source code widely available to the 3D [...]
Leading digital animation/vfx production company Digital Domain Media Group has launched its expansion into the Chinese film market with the announcement of a new strategic partnership with Beijing Galloping Horse Film Co., Ltd. The venture is the first large scale initiative of a global vfx leader to address the country’s [...]
Paris-based animation house Alphanim has launched four new bilingual holiday apps based on its popular Santa’s Apprentice franchise. Become Santa Claus in 24 days is a free interactive advent calendar with 24 mini-games which, once completed, awards the player a personalized Santa Claus diploma. Launched Nov 24th to support the [...]
PBS KIDS is now offering its popular Video app for iPhone and iPod touch. The app gives families free, streaming access to more than 2,000 videos, including clips and full episodes of shows such as Curious George, Dinosaur Train, The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That, Wordgirl and [...]
Here’s a delightful virtual stocking stuffer for all you chappies: Aardman Rights, in association with London-based cross platform app developers Widebeam Digital, have announced the launch of the all new Wallace and Gromit Chat-O-Matic App for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch! Selling for a mere 1.49 GBP (about $2.34), the [...]