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The Top 12 Tech Tools of 2012

Our in-the-know visual effects expert and critic picks his favorite releases of the year (in no particular order!):       Continue Reading →
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Pixologic Releases ZBrush 4R5

Pixologic has released the latest version of its ZBrush line, the 4R5, which includes usability upgrades such as Dynamic Brush Size control, Mouse Wheel support and Quick/Auto Save ... Continue Reading →
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eyeon Software Releases New Generation AM System

Toronto’s eyeon has released its visual effects and post production workflow management system known as Generation AM. “Our creative experience with the VFX and post production ... Continue Reading →
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Motus Celebrates Holidays with Herby the Elf

Motus Digital, a motion capture studio in Plano TX,
 has created a live animated Christmas show that allows the viewer to Skype with a live, interactive animated Christmas
 elf. ... Continue Reading →
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Building a Beguiling Bengal Tiger

VFX supervisor Bill Westenhofer discusses some of the mind-blowing visual effects of Ang Lee’s Life of Pi. Life of Pi is not a movie about mathematics, but numbers played a big role ... Continue Reading →
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Silver Dolphin Launches App Publisher with Key Brands

Baker & Taylor Publishing imprint Silver Dolphin Books, an award-winning publisher of educational, novelty and activity books for children and young readers, will be getting in ... Continue Reading →
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VES Tech Committee Releases Paper on Color

The Visual Effects Society Technology Committee has released a new white paper document titled “Cinematic Color: From Your Monitor to the Big Screen.” The white paper, intended ... Continue Reading →
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Harryhausen and Westley Wood Launch Armacreature Kit

Ray Harryhausen and The Ray & Diana Harryhausen Foundation have made an exclusive deal with www.animationtoolkit.com to bring a high-quality steel joints armature making kit into ... Continue Reading →
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The Foundry Introduces Nuke 7.0

VFX software developer The Foundry has launched the new 7.0 version of its Nuke compositor. The new release from the London-based developer is packed with a wide range of features and ... Continue Reading →
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Framestore and Rattling Stick Deliver ‘Skyfall’ Credits

Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond film franchise, long-time collaborators Daniel Kleinman and Framestore teamed up for the fifth time to deliver the stunning opening-title ... Continue Reading →