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Software company Toon Boom Animation Inc. has announced that Dupuis Edition & Audiovisuel (France), Luxanimation (Luxembourg) and Aranéo (Belgium) have opted for a Toon Boom pipeline to produce a new series titled Le Petit Spirou. Based on the popular comic books by Tome and Janry, the 78 x7 series will [...]
Thinware Media Ltd., developers of StudioCAP workflow automation and asset management for animation studios, and TVPaint Développement, France, makers of 2D bitmap-based animation software, today announced a new strategic partnership that will offer customers a seamless technology integration. TVPaint animators and artists will be able to create and manage their 2D [...]
The Visual Effects Society has released an Industry Bill of Rights, designed to improve working conditions for artists and bring certainty to the business for effects companies and studios. The document, which enumerates a list of rights and responsibilities for artists, FX houses and studios, was unanimously approved by the [...]
Filmmaker Junction and entertainment communications agency Hype have joined forces to present an evening of visual effects info for indie filmmakers. The Westside VFX Panel made up of industry veterans will explore how indie films are successfully integrating visual effects into their lower budget productions, covering topics like how to [...]
Developer of markerless mo-cap technologies iPi Soft has named Motion Technologies as its exclusive reseller in Korea. Based in Seoul, Motion Technologies is a leading provider of motion capture solutions in Korea. The company will be responsible for sales and technical support of iPi products in the region. Technical support [...]
Interactive pen display leader Wacom has revealed its newest must-have tech tool for designers, illustrators, animators and video editors: the Cintiq 24HD. The 24-inch HD (1920 x 1200) widescreen display provides realistic color, new ergonomics features like a counter-weighted stand for multiple working postures, redesigned screen frame for resting the [...]
The upcoming BBC Earth feature Walking with Dinosaurs 3D will employ Cameron—Pace Group’s Fusion 3D system, according to a joint announcement by the companies. “Walking with Dinosaurs 3D offers a fantastic opportunity to push our advances in 3D even further,” said James Cameron. “We’re inspired by the creative ambition behind [...]
The Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced it will hold its third annual Production Summit for the entertainment industry on October 1 at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills. The summit, dubbed Trending the Global Marketplace: You Are Here, will gather leading executives, creatives, technologists and visionaries to discuss the [...]
If you enjoy your Discovery Channel programs packed with dramatic illustrations and eye-popping vfx, then this week’s four-hour Dinosaur Revolution should be on your must-watch list. Premiering at 9 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 4 and Sunday, Sept. 11 this beautifully produced program will offer a new take on the prehistoric [...]
On Tuesday, Wacom got plein air doodlers the world over drooling when they uploaded a video promo for their latest device, called Inkling, on their official YouTube channel. The system combines a digital sketch pen and receiver, allowing you to sketch onto any paper and digitally record each pen stroke [...]