Guerilla FX Launches Interactive Division

Independent production, design, effects and post finishing company Guerilla FX has created a new digital division devoted exclusively to the creation of interactive content. With the ... Continue Reading →

Universal Sounds Off for Animation, Games

Universal Studios Sound has announced that it is expanding its services in animation and gaming with the hire of supervising sound editor Michael Geisler, whose credits include Cartoon ... Continue Reading →

Rainmaker Animation Adopts Qube!

As it works to complete its first feature film for theatrical distribution, Vancouver-based Rainmaker Animation has integrated PipelineFX’s Qube! render farm management software ... Continue Reading →

Tatopoulos Helms Underworld Prequel

There’ll be more CG werewolves on the prowl When Sony Screen Gems and Lakeshore Ent. begin production on Underworld 3: The Rise of the Lycans, a prequel to the two successful ... Continue Reading →

Stargate Atlantis VFX Snag Gemini

Vancouver-based Atmosphere Visual Effects won the Best Visual Effects Gemini Award in the Drama, Variety and Comedy competition for its work on ‘No Man’s Land,’ the ... Continue Reading →

Fandango Animation Opens Doors in Canada

Visual effects house Rocket Science and live-action TV and movie production company Screen Door have joined forces to create Fandango Animation, a new company dedicated to becoming ... Continue Reading →

Toon Boom Jump-Starts Caribbean Animation

Emmy-winning animation software creator Toon Boom Animation Inc. announced today that its Toon Boom Digital Pro. was adopted by Full Circle Studio, a Trinidad-based design company focused ... Continue Reading →

Autodesk Takes Over Skymatter’s Mudbox

Autodesk Inc. has completed its acquisition of nearly all assets of Skymatter Ltd., the privately held, New Zealand-based developer of Mudbox 3D modeling software. Neither side has ... Continue Reading →

PipelineFX Debuts Qube! for Maya ’08

PipelineFX, makers of the Qube! render farm management software, today announced that it has released support for Autodesk’s Maya version 2008. Qube! jives with Maya via an updated ... Continue Reading →

Two Versions of Softimage|XSI 6.5 Release Hit Market Today

Two new software packages from the Softimage family are available to CG artists this week. The Montreal-based company’a subsidiary of Avid Tech.’has announced the release ... Continue Reading →