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Faceware Fuels Real-Time Experiences with Faceware LiveSDK

Markerless 3D facial motion-capture company Faceware Technologies has announced an SDK for its real-time mocap and animation technology, Faceware Live. The Windows Native C++ SDK will ... Continue Reading →
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Jellyfish Pictures Launches VFX & Animation Tech Biz RenderWise

Multiple award-winning production studio Jellyfish Pictures announced the formation of a new subsidiary business, RenderWise (http://renderwise.com) — offering cloud hybrid rendering ... Continue Reading →
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Foundry Launches Nuke and Hiero 11.0

Software developer Foundry has launched the latest major release for its Nuke family of products, with Nuke and Hiero 11.0. The leading high-end compositing tool is back with a slew ... Continue Reading →
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Deluxe’s Metho & Iloura Build an Urban Web for ‘Spider-Man’

To create a digital playground for all the web-slinging action in Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures’ recently released Spider-Man: Homecoming (starring Tom Holland as a scrappy young ... Continue Reading →
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MOVA Inventors File Infringement Suit Against Disney, Marvel

The inventors of Oscar-winning movie technology MOVA Contour Reality Capture have filed suit against Disney, Marvel Studios and ILM, alleging copyright, patent and trademark infringements. ... Continue Reading →
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Lucasfilm & ILM Launch Open Source MaterialX Library

Lucasfilm and Industrial Light & Magic announced the inaugural open source release of MaterialX Library, a CG tool developed by Lucasfilm’s Advanced Development Group and ... Continue Reading →
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Method Studios on Rearing ‘Okja’

Okja, a new Netflix original feature about a young girl named Mija who risks everything to keep a strange creature safe from corporate interests, has been causing a stir with viewers ... Continue Reading →
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Ego and Groot

The living planet and the baby version of everyone’s favorite tree alien demonstrate ... Continue Reading →
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Andrew Anagnost Named Autodesk President and CEO

Autodesk announced June 19 that its board of directors has appointed Andrew Anagnost, current interim co-chief executive officer and chief marketing officer, as the company’s ... Continue Reading →
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BGF Invests $2.5 million in U.K. Effects House Milk

The Business Growth Fund has invested an initial £2 million ($2.5 million) in Milk Visual Effects, an Oscar winning independent visual-effects company in the United Kingdom. The funding ... Continue Reading →