Havok 5.5 Debuts at GDC

Havok, a company that provides interactive software and services to digital creators in the video-game and film industries, announced the release of Havok 5.5 at the 2008 Game Developer’s ... Continue Reading →

Maya Price Cut, Extension

Autodesk Inc. today announced that it has reduced pricing for its Maya Unlimited 3D modeling, animation, and rendering software. In addition, the company unveiled the forthcoming Maya ... Continue Reading →

Autodesk Unveils 3ds Max ’09

At its annual World Press Days event this week, Autodesk Inc. announced two new versions of its Autodesk 3ds Max modeling, animation and rendering software. Autodesk 3ds Max 2009 for ... Continue Reading →

Transformers, Ratatouille Win VES Awards

The digital wizards at Industrial Light & Magic have dominated past Visual Effects Society Awards shows with their work on Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean film series, ... Continue Reading →

Softimage Expands Ed Program

Avid Technology’s Softimage Co. has announced details of its newly expanded Softimage 2008 Education Program, which offers specialized curriculums for training facilities and ... Continue Reading →

Warner, Prime Focus Pact for Post

Warner Bros. Motion Picture Imaging and Prime Focus have struck a strategic alliance to offer filmmakers around the global access to their state-of-the-art digital post-production capabilities. ... Continue Reading →

Zoic Animates Terminator

One of the driving forces behind the successful new FOX action series Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, visual effects outfit Zoic Studios was charged with creating more than ... Continue Reading →

Eden FX Explores Life After People

The Warner Bros. blockbuster I am Legend has been getting attention for its visual effects depicting New York City after a nasty virus has all but wiped out mankind. Taking another ... Continue Reading →

Chow’s CJ7 Puts China on VFX Map

In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, actor/director Stephen Chow (Kung Fu Hustle) says his upcoming sci-fi comedy, CJ7, will feature digital effects produced in China that will ... Continue Reading →

VES Board Gets New Blood

As it gears up for next months’ VES Awards presentation, the Visual Effects Society (VES) today announced the 2008 Board of Directors officers. Decided during the Jan. 9 board ... Continue Reading →