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The Senate Delivers Spooky Shots for ‘Dark Shadows’

London’s The Senate VFX completed 186 shots for Warner Bros./Village Roadshow’s Dark Shadows—the latest Tim Burton opus which opened last week. Anton Yri, vfx supervisor, worked ... Continue Reading →
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Nextrendz Releases Stylus for ‘Draw Something’ Game

If you’ve been looking for ways to get an edge over your friends as you play the new hit game Draw Something, you may think about Nextrendz new touch-screen stylus, The Draw Thing. Draw ... Continue Reading →
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Adobe Introduces New Creative Cloud

Adobe has announced the release of its Adobe Creative Cloud, a new way of providing tools and services for creatives. A subscription-based offering, Adobe Creative Cloud is a hub for ... Continue Reading →
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Endless LLP Acquires U.K. Effects House Cinesite

Indie U.K.-based equity firm Endless LLP has acquired top digital VFX house Cinesite from Kodak for an undisclosed amount. The deal involves Cinesite’s existing management team, supported ... Continue Reading →
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Photoshop CS6 Offers Alioscopy’s Auto-Stereo Conversion

Alioscopy USA’s 8-view auto-stereoscopic camera conversion algorithm is now part of the new Adobe Photoshop CS6 Extended software. Photoshop artists will now be able to create, import, ... Continue Reading →
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Evil Eye Contributes 200 VFX Shots to ‘The Avengers’

San Francisco-based vfx house Evil Eye Pictures has contributed nearly 200 visual effects shots for the Marvel’s The Avengers directed by Joss Whedon, which opens this Friday. Weta ... Continue Reading →
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FMX ’12 to Highlight VFX, Virtual Production

The 17th FMX event, the international conference on animation, effects, games and transmedia to be held May 8-11 in Stuttgart, Germany, has announced highlights of its special virtual ... Continue Reading →
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VIZ Media Forms New Digital Division

San Francisco-based manga and anime house VIZ Media has formed a new announced the formation of VIZ Labs, a new division of the company led by Gagan Singh, exec VP, president and CTO. ... Continue Reading →
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Smith Micro Adds Service Release 2 to Poser

Smith Micro announced today that it has added Service Release 2 enhancements to its Poser 9 and Poser Pro 2012 3D graphics software. It has also added Japanese and German versions of ... Continue Reading →
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Autodesk Presents Smoke 2013 at NAB

Autodesk introduced Smoke 2013, a redesigned version of its all-in-one video editing and VFX tool for the Mac (priced at $3,495) at the NAB event in Vegas yesterday. “Autodesk ... Continue Reading →