MASSIVE 3.0 Bows at SIGGRAPH

Massive Software has announced Massive 3.0, a major new upgrade to its artificial intelligence-driven animation system. According to the company, the release delivers more power to ... Continue Reading →

Softimage Introduces XSI 6.5 at SIGGRAPH

Softimage Co., a subsidiary of Avid Technology Inc., today announced SOFTIMAGE|XSI 6.5 at SIGGRAPH in San Diego, Calif. In addition to providing details on the latest version of its ... Continue Reading →

Get Ready for Toon Boom Studio 4

Montreal-based animation software solution powerhouse Toon Boom Animation has announced the arrival of its new Toon Boom Studio 4 package. The release is billed as an all-in-one software, ... Continue Reading →

Yowza Animates DinoSapien

Animation studio Yowza Digital in Toronto is handling 3D animation and visual effects production on DinoSapien, a live-action television series that features CG character animation. ... Continue Reading →

CafeFX Launches Character Animation Unit

Having created fantastical creatures for director Guillermo del Torro’s Oscar-winning Pan’s Labyrinth, visual effects facility CafeFX has launched a character animation ... Continue Reading →

NVIDIA’s Plush Life to Debut at SIGGRAPH

This year’s NVIDIA Gelato User Group meeting at SIGGRAPH will feature the premiere of director Tim Heath’s The Plush Life, a new CG-animated short film rendered entirely ... Continue Reading →

Digital Dimension Raises Stakes in Die Hard

As a sign of the times, police officer John McClane (Bruce Willis) takes on cyber terrorists in the fourth installment in the blockbuster Die Hard series. The movie business has also ... Continue Reading →

Toon Boom Goes to School with Fablevision

Emmy award-winning software company Toon Boom Animation Inc. has teamed with FableVision, a developer and publisher of educational media and interactive products, to jointly develop ... Continue Reading →

Wacom Acquires TouchKO

Wacom Company Ltd., manufacturer of the widely used Wacom Tablet and other digital pen input devices, has acquired Touchscreen Konnection Oasis Inc., also known as TouchKO. The Austin, ... Continue Reading →

Digital-Tutors Releases The Artist’s Guide to MEL

Digitial Tutors, an Autodesk authorized publisher, has announced the release of The Artist’s Guide to MEL. The latest volume in a growing library of interactive training for ... Continue Reading →