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SIGGRAPH News Bytes: Faceware, MAXON, PipelineFX

+ Faceware Technologies will demo a version 2.0 upgrade of its real-time facial mocap and animation produce Faceware Live. New and improved features include instant calibration, improved ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH News Bytes: RealFlow, French Pavilion, MSI

+ Next Limit Technologies will be showcasing the latest updates to RealFlow 2014 with a RealFlow / Cinema 4D Presentation on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at the the MAXON booth (#1422) with ... Continue Reading →
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SIGGRAPH News Bytes: Chaos Group, PipelineFX, Mixamo

+ Chaos Group has announced the launch of Chaos Group Labs, a new collaborative think tank and R&D center to explore advances in rendering technology, based in L.A. Progress has ... Continue Reading →
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A Whole New Dawn

Director Matt Reeves talks about putting the focus on ... Continue Reading →
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Reliance Takes Stake in Prime Focus

India-based Reliance Group has bought a major stake in Prime Focus and will merge its visual-effects and media-services company with Prime Focus to create what will be the world’s ... Continue Reading →
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VES Releases VFX Reference Platform

The Visual Effects Society has released of the industry standard VFX Reference Platform, a set of tools and library versions to be used as a common target platform for building software ... Continue Reading →
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Autodesk Acquires Shotgun Software

Autodesk has agreed to acquire Shotgun Software, a developer of scalable, cloud-based production tracking, review and asset management software for the film, television and games industries. Shotgun’s ... Continue Reading →
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Toon Boom Releases Harmony Version 11

Two-time EmmyAward recipient Toon Boom Animation has released version 11 of its Harmony animation software. The new version offers the best of the vector and bitmap worlds in the drawing ... Continue Reading →
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Building a Better Godzilla

Effects crew emphasizes the drama in the classic monster ... Continue Reading →
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Tele 5 Scores with Cartoon Broadcast System

German channel Tele 5 will be serving up fresh World Cup animations three time a week thanks to FlickerLab’s innovative live-animation tool, the Cartoon Broadcast System. The ... Continue Reading →