Academy Names Sci-Tech Winners

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the 15 winners of Scientific and Technical Academy Awards. Recognizing technological advances to the process of making ... Continue Reading →

Boris FX Sees Red for Intel-based Macs

Boris FX, a developer of integrated effects technology for video and film production, has announced the availability of Boris Red version 4.1 for Intel-based Macintosh systems. The ... Continue Reading →

Academy to Honor VFX Guru Edlund

Oscar-winning visual effects producer and supervisor Richard Edlund will receive the John A. Bonner Medal of Commendation from the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture ... Continue Reading →

SOFTIMAGE|XSI 6 Released

Avid Technology today announced that subsidiary Softimage Co. has released SOFTIMAGE|XSI 6, the latest version of its flagship 3D animation and character creation software. Available ... Continue Reading →

Autodesk Drives Holiday Movie Fun

While holiday traditions differ from household to household, one fairly universal activity is going to the movies. If you’re one who enjoys buttered popcorn and Hollywood product ... Continue Reading →

Digital-Tutors Announces RealFlow4 Training

Oklahoma City-based interactive training outfit Digital-Tutors has announced the release of Intro to RealFlow 4, a guide to creating realistic fluid and dynamic simulations with RealFlow4. ... Continue Reading →

NaturalMotion High on endorphin 2.7

U.K.-based software developer NaturalMotion has announced the release of new versions of endorphin 2.7 and related Learning Edition (eLE). The new versions of the award-winning software ... Continue Reading →

Softimage Unveils SOFTIMAGE|XSI 6

Softimage Co., a subsidiary of Avid Technology Inc. has lifted the curtain on SOFTIMAGE|XSI 6, the latest version of its flagship 3D animation and character creation software. The upcoming ... Continue Reading →

Warner Bros. Merges Animation, Digital Prod.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Warner Bros. Pictures has combined its visual effects and animation department with its digital production unitt in an effort to manage its vfx-laden ... Continue Reading →

MacUser UK Awards Fetes modo

Last week’s MacExpo conference in London saw the MacUser ‘Maxine’ editorial award for Best 3D Animation Software of the Year given to modo, the flagship product from ... Continue Reading →