If You Can’t Lick ‘Em, Have Them Join You

A Norwegian hacker hero has been hired by a San Diego, California-based digital music service. The Associated Press is reporting that Jon Lech Johansen a.k.a "DVD Jon" began ... Continue Reading →

Autodesk Ships 3ds Max 8

Just days after announcing intentions to acquire competitor Alias, Autodesk has announced that it is shipping 3ds Max 8, the latest version of its award-winning 3D modeling, animation ... Continue Reading →

Toon Boom Ships Solo

Toon Boom Animation has announced that Toon Boom Solo, its latest 2D animation software package, is shipping to customers and retailers. Designed for small studios and independent animation ... Continue Reading →

Autodesk Buys Alias

Autodesk, the technology company behind 3ds max and other computer modeling and animation products announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire competitor Alias, ... Continue Reading →

Pixar’s RenderMan Makes Escape in Europe

Through a new a partnership with Pixar Animation Studios, Escape Studios will provide sales, training and support services for Pixar’s Academy Award-winning RenderMan software ... Continue Reading →

BOXX Workstations Go Multi-Core with AMD

BOXX Technologies announced that it is adding a new level of performance to its 7000 series 3DBOXX workstations and RenderBOXX render nodes by offering the latest AMD Opteron 880 ... Continue Reading →

SOFTIMAGE|XSI 5.0 Debuts

Avid Technology Inc. today announced the worldwide availability of SOFTIMAGE®|XSI version 5.0, the latest edition of its flagship 3D animation software. Unveiled over the summer ... Continue Reading →

Alias Offers Maya, MotionBuilder 7 PLEs

Maya 7 Personal Learning Edition (PLE) and MotionBuilder 7 Personal Learning Edition are now available for download through the Alias website. These special versions of Maya Complete ... Continue Reading →

Eden Brings FX to Surface, Invasion

Inspired by the success of ABC’s supernatural thriller, Lost, the networks have introduced a number of genre series to their fall lineups and Eden FX has been made a significant ... Continue Reading →

Toon Boom Goes Solo for Indies

Toon Boom Animation has released Toon Boom Solo, a new stand-alone animation software solution designed for small studios and independent animation filmmakers. The software package ... Continue Reading →