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 →

Side Effects’ Houdini 9 Delivers New Tricks

Toronto’s Side Effects Software has announced the launch of a new version of its trademark Houdini product. Houdini 9 is said to be more accessible to artists and smaller boutique ... Continue Reading →

Luxology Unleashes Powers of modo 301

Luxology has announced the arrival of the latest version of its 3D content creation software, modo 301. Available for both Mac OSX and Windows, modo 301 features new sculpting and item ... Continue Reading →