Cinesite, Image Engine Announce Merger

Cinesite and Image Engine have announced a merger of their two companies, which now employ a combined staff of over 525 artists worldwide, with capacity for 675 at their studios in ... Continue Reading →
Avengers: Age of Ultron

Serious Assembly Required

ILM and Trixter spearhead the complex mo-cap, animation and effects wizardry that required 19 facilities to make Marvel’s Avengers: ... Continue Reading →
Jurassic World

A Breed Above

ILM revisits and remixes its iconic digital creatures for the return visit to the land of dinosaurs in Jurassic World. Though barely ... Continue Reading →

Digital Human League Publishes 1st Set of Open Data

The Digital Human League has released the first batch of data in its attempt to overcome the “uncanny valley” effect in creating digital versions of humans. The league is ... Continue Reading →

HgCapital Buys Majority Stake in The Foundry

The Foundry, a leading provider of award-winning creative software, announced a majority investment from HgCapital, one of the United Kingdom’s most prestigious private equity ... Continue Reading →

Animal Logic Plans Canada Facility

Award-winning Aussie vfx and animation studio Animal Logic will expand its long-established relationship with Warner Bros. Pictures — which produced CGI animated features Happy ... Continue Reading →

Frankie Helps Hinge Craft Impactful PSA

Portland, Oregon-based Hinge Digital has build an impressive roster of clients since opening in 2009, working with major brands like Microsoft, Adidas, Electronic Arts and Dunkin Donuts. ... Continue Reading →

Foundry Updates Katana 2 With Complete Rebuild

The Foundry released Katana 2, a rebuilt from the ground up update for the lighting and look-development software. In addition to a responsive new user interface, new features of Katana ... Continue Reading →

Mixamo 2.0 Graduates from Beta to General Release

Mixamo 2.0 has been released to the general public, offering a significant upgrade to the online 3D character creation platform. To celebrate the launch, Mixamo also announced that ... Continue Reading →

Nimble Collective Sets Up Cloud-Based Animation Solution

DreamWorks character animation veteran Rex Grignon and entrepreneur Michael Howse announced the formation of Nimble Collective, offering a cloud-based end-to-end platform and online ... Continue Reading →