Entity FX Brings ‘Justice’ to Smallville

In this week’s eagerly anticipated episode of The CW’s Smallville, young Clark Kent gets some super-powered help from other crimefighters that have made appearances on the ... Continue Reading →

VFX Shown and Told at VES Event

One of the highlights of award season each year is The Visual Effects Society’s Show and Tell event because it offers effects artist a unique opportunity to show voters and members ... Continue Reading →

Autodesk Introduces Maya 8.5

Autodesk Inc. today announced this it is shipping Autodesk Maya 8.5, the latest version of its market-leading 3D animation, modeling and rendering software. The update promises enhanced ... Continue Reading →

VES Hosts Show & Tell Saturday

Artists from many of the top visual effects studios will gather at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles on Saturday, Jan. 13, to show off their nominated work at the Visual Effects ... Continue Reading →

VES Nominations in Effect

The Visual Effects Society (VES) has announced the nominees for the 5th Annual VES Awards, a gala event recognizing outstanding visual effects in 21 categories encompassing film, television, ... Continue Reading →

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 →


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 →