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Pixar’s RenderMan Studio 18 Is Here!

Pixar Animation Studios has announced the release of RenderMan Studio 18, incorporating all of the performance and feature advantages of RenderMan Pro Server 18 within an intuitive ... Continue Reading →
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Southpaw Upgrades TACTIC Options

Toronto-based Southpaw Technology has launched an expansive upgrade to the backend and frontend of its open source digital workflow platform, TACTIC. Key improvements include a drag-and-drop ... Continue Reading →
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LightWave 11.6 & NevronMotion Plugin Hit the Market

NewTek’s LightWave 3D Group has announced the global release of LightWave 11.6 software for 3D modeling, animation, and rendering. Also announced today is the final release of ... Continue Reading →
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Five New Members Added to Academy’s Tech Council

Wendy Aylsworth, Rob Bredow, Douglas Greenfield, Rob Hummel and Bev Pasterczyk have joined the Science and Technology Council of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, bringing ... Continue Reading →
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Lightcraft Receives Emmy Engineering Award for Previz Studio

On-set tracking equipment software developer Lightcraft Technology announced that it has been awarded an Emmy for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering Development for its Previzion ... Continue Reading →
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Redboard Arms Itself with Shotgun

Redboard, a pre-production tool currently used in U.K. toons Tree Fu Tom (Blue Zoo, BBC), Chuggington (Ludorum), Q Pootle 5 (Snapper Prod.) and Fireman Sam (Hit Ent.) developed by Hibbert ... Continue Reading →
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Framestore Heats Up Toaster Strudel Campaign

Framestore’s new LA studio, teamed up with Saatchi & Saatchi NY, has crafted a series of whimsical commercials and an online short for Pillsbury’s Toaster Strudel breakfast ... Continue Reading →
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New iStopMotion Releases Offer Animated GIF Support

The latest update from Boinx Software’s iStopMotion for iPad (version 2.2) and iStopMotion for the Mac (version 3.2) offer support for animated GIF projects. Users can save any sequence ... Continue Reading →
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‘Gravity’s’ Out-of-This-World Visuals

Framestore’s vfx master Tim Webber discusses the ... Continue Reading →
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Anime Studio Launches Spanish Version

Smith Micro has released Spanish-language versions of its popular all-in-one animation creation software solutions, Anime Studio Debut 9.5 and Anime Studio Pro 9.5. The programs allow ... Continue Reading →